El Estoque

COVID-19 and the entertainment industry

COVID-19 and the entertainment industry
How COVID-19 concerns have caused long-awaited events to be canceled
April 10, 2020
How COVID-19 concerns have caused long-awaited events to be cancelled

Merch madness

Merch madness
Exploring four types of merchandise on campus
April 10, 2020
Exploring four types of merchandise on campus

The Bachelor franchise needs to increase diversity in its cast

Chris Soules poses with the contestants of season 15 of the Bachelor.
Exploring one of the biggest issues within the franchise
March 20, 2020

Every year, 30 girls gather in a luxury mansion, trying to win the heart of a man and be the woman that he, the Bachelor, proposes to. Later, one of those girls reverses the role and in turn, is to be...

Painted horror

O'Donnell shows off her two looks created for video tutorials
The horror in special effects art
March 11, 2020
The horror in special effects art

Drawing a curriculum: Art in the classroom

Paintings from a World Literature project line the front of literature teacher Jireh Tanabe's classroom.
Exploring teacher and student opinions on integrating art into curriculums
February 8, 2020
Exploring teacher and student opinions on integrating art into curriculums

MVHS holds casual Winter Welcome Back Dance

Freshman Amy Wu plays air hockey in the arcade center.
How Leadership switched from a Winter Formal to the casual Winter Dance
February 4, 2020
How Leadership switched from a Winter Formal to the casual Winter Dance

Château en Gâteau: A student bakery on the rise

 Senior Ethan Hu poses with one of the five boxes of macarons he brought to school on Nov. 6.
Seniors start a business online and around campus to spread baked goods
January 8, 2020
Seniors start a business online and around campus to spread baked goods

The Famed Youth: Dehumanizing children in the entertainment industry

Child actors have unfair pressures and responsibilities placed upon them
We should support the personal passions and pursuits of young celebrities
November 24, 2019
We should support the personal passions and pursuits of young celebrities

Thumbpaint

Comic illustration of the five finger print characters of Thumbpaint. By Brett Park | Used with permission.
Senior Brett Park creates comics to inspire thousands of Instagram followers
October 23, 2019
Senior Brett Park creates comics to inspire thousands of Instagram followers

‘Abominable’ Review: The importance of Asian representation

A scene from the new movie
The cultural significance of ‘Abominable’ and what it means for Asian Americans
October 9, 2019
The cultural significance of ‘Abominable’ and what it means for Asian Americans

Buying Local

Buying Local
Exploring local businesses in Cupertino
May 22, 2019

Songs dedicated

Songs dedicated
How I use playlists to commemorate my relationships
May 20, 2019

To this day, I can see his face clearly; his skin glistens in the sun and his cheeks look so soft. His long curls frame his face perfectly, and I can’t help but be reminded of a puppy. It’s funny,...

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