El Estoque

Income Inequality revealed by online school and the effects it has on our community

Income inequality through the Zoom screen

Abdullah Memon May 14, 2021
Providing Chromebooks and internet hot spots isn’t enough for low-income students to succeed
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Aren’t you going to tell me?

Amber Milesi, Staff Writer January 17, 2021
My frustration with being identified by my ethnicity rather than individuality
Congressman Ro Khanna discusses his policies

Congressman Ro Khanna discusses his policies

Hannah Lee, Shuvi Jha, and Swara Tewari May 23, 2019
Khanna sits down with student journalists to explain his stances
The S-word: the prevalence of slut shaming at MVHS

The S-word: the prevalence of slut shaming at MVHS

Shuvi Jha and Ayah Ali-Ahmad April 12, 2019

“She was wearing a bralette; what did she expect?” “What a whore; she’s slept with four guys.” “She is such a slut; she deserves all this.” lut shaming refers to the practice...

The sound of equality: Empowering songs for MLK Jr. Day

The sound of equality: Empowering songs for MLK Jr. Day

Emily Xia January 13, 2019
A playlist of songs from various artists for MLK Jr. Day
Review: Nike LeBron 15 Equality

Review: Nike LeBron 15 Equality

Aditya Dash April 3, 2018

n Rolling with the Champion Kevin Durant x LeBron James x Cari Champion, NBA superstars LeBron James and Kevin Durant discussed social issues that are important to the lives of many Americans. However,...

Empowering women in the STEM field from the perspective of MVRT

Empowering women in the STEM field from the perspective of MVRT

Aditya Dash December 4, 2017

emale empowerment. Two words that have been a part of many people’s lives, plays a major role in society and is a topic of conversation for many MVHS students. It was the topic of conversation on November...

Scouting for Equality: Boy and Girl Scouts respond to the latest changes surrounding the BSA

Scouting for Equality: Boy and Girl Scouts respond to the latest changes surrounding the BSA

Mallika Singh November 17, 2017

ince 1912, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts have been a place for youth to participate in group activities and learn more about their individuality, strength and intellect. Both are organizations designed specifically...

California’s newly-passed transgender bathroom bill requires public K-12 schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms and participate in athletics based on gender identity. Despite complaints that the bill will infringe on rights to privacy and modesty, the bill’s monumental push for social equality is more important. Photo by sxc.hu user pipp.

Transgender bathroom bill meant to increase equality, not protect antiquated view of privacy

Eva Spitzen December 5, 2013

California approved a bill dubbed the “transgender bathroom bill” in July requiring that public K-12 schools allow transgender students to use school restrooms and participate in athletics based on...

When did equality become so radical?

Cynthia Mao October 8, 2012

When we were deciding the special report topic for this issue, we initially shied away from calling it feminism. Concerns were raised that the word would alienate a large part of the student body — but...

STEM-ing of equality

STEM-ing of equality

Mihir Joshi September 26, 2012

  According to the American Society for Engineering Education, in 2008 men received more than 4 times the bachelor's degrees engineering than women did. The Women in Science Technology Engineering...

Watching athletes running and paint drying

Watching athletes running and paint drying

Eric Wong October 27, 2009

All sports are created equal, even cross-country Athletes who practice by ridiculously long courses alone, who must struggle through challenges alone and who must push themselves to the next level alone...

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