The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Is it too much?

Is it too much?

April 27, 2022
A walk down memory lane, showing how my taste in clothes has evolved to be more modest.
Graphic by Kripa Mayurweshar

What it means to dress differently

April Wang February 16, 2022

As a child, sophomore Lemon Liu was often mistaken as a boy, and even now, their appearance sometimes leads to confusion over their identity. She can recall multiple times when people used he/him pronouns...

A view of 2022

A view of 2022

Jiya Singh and Shivani Verma February 12, 2022

While 2021 brought in a wave of trends including wearing sweater vests and playing games such as League of Legends, the start of the new year brings in a fresh set of these trends. Look ahead for more...

Tie-dye revival

Tie-dye revival

Aditya Shukla December 12, 2021
Delving into the resurgence of hippie fashion in the MVHS community
A graphic created on Canva featuring the outfits of 4 MVHS students and staff.

Students and staff share how they select outfits for school

Tvisha Gupta September 2, 2021
From comfy to cute to casual, school fashion is in full swing
Discovering Depop

Discovering Depop

Shreshta Ranganathan, Staff Writer May 22, 2021

Neither of my parents grew up with money, and for the majority of my childhood, neither did I. We are a family of immigrants who moved to America in desperate need of a fresh start. My mother was a teenager...

Examining the environmental harms of poorly constructed clothing. Illustration | Sophia Ma

Let’s stop supporting fast fashion

Melody Cui April 3, 2021
Examining the environmental harms of poorly constructed clothing

A touch of home

Arjan Madan, Staff Writer April 2, 2021
How fabrics, utensils, and trinkets help MVHS students and staff connect to their heritage
A collage featuring Dark Academia (left) and Cottagecore (right)

Cottagecore vs. Dark Academia: A detailed comparison

Shivani Madhan January 26, 2021
Exploring the popularity and controversies surrounding two trendy aesthetics
Sophomores Angela Doncsev and Nikita Swaminathan model the Lav and Butterfly hoodies.

Creative entrepreneurs for a cause

Andie Liu October 31, 2020
MVHS students start clothing and accessory businesses and raise funds for coral restoration, children in need, COVID-19 and BLM
The beauty behind the mask

The beauty behind the mask

Amber Milesi, Staff Writer October 17, 2020

unior Bhavya Kadiyala bought a few outfits for the fall season. Yet the most noticeable addition to her outfit was the patterned silk mask tucked under her arm as she browsed the aisle of face coverings....

Senior Catherine Vo posted fan art of mxmtoon in the strawberry dress on @cadphy, her Instagram account.

Strawberries À La Mode

Shivani Verma September 25, 2020

Pale, blush pink fabric. Delicately puffed sleeves and soft frills. A long skirt made up of layers of airy tulle. And most eye-catching of all — glittering ruby strawberries looking almost delectable...

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