El Estoque

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Olga Tutunaru

#BookTok: The rising literary community for teens

Aashna Patel, staff writer September 18, 2021

Last year sophomore Aya Abdelrahman found book related content on TikTok as she was trying to select books for her summer reading. After seeing a video of a content creator reviewing books , including...

Simu Liu as Shang-Chi in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.  Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios

‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ is a refreshing entry for a new phase of Marvel hits

Justin E Kim September 7, 2021
The newest addition to the MCU successfully tests the waters of classic martial arts flicks
A graphic created with Canva featuring eight MVHS students favorite characters

Who’s your favorite character?

Shivani Madhan May 29, 2021
Examining why fans love their favorite characters from TV shows, comics and book series
Streaming in the MVHS community

Streaming in the MVHS community

Justin E Kim and Aditya Shukla May 21, 2021
Students and faculty describe their experiences with streaming video games

The ambiance of global restaurants

Aditya Shukla and Justin E Kim May 14, 2021
Students share their experiences from culturally and aesthetically restaurants
The Bad Batch with Omega. Photo courtesy of Disney

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ proves a captivating spinoff to ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’

Justin E Kim May 7, 2021
The 70 minute premiere revamps what could have been its predecessor’s eighth season
Christmas movie recommendations for the 2020 holiday season

Christmas movie recommendations for the 2020 holiday season

Shivani Madhan November 26, 2020
Modern and classic Christmas films to watch this winter
COVID-19 and the entertainment industry

COVID-19 and the entertainment industry

Emily Xia 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
The Bachelor franchise has a diversity issue, even over the course of 10 years. Photo courtesy of Public Domain Pictures

The Bachelor franchise needs to increase diversity in its cast

Jayanti Jha 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...

ODonnell shows off her two looks created for video tutorials

Painted horror

Ayah Ali-Ahmad March 11, 2020
The horror in special effects art
Paintings from a World Literature project line the front of literature teacher Jireh Tanabes classroom.

Drawing a curriculum: Art in the classroom

Robert Liu February 9, 2020
Exploring teacher and student opinions on integrating art into curriculums
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