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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Facing phobias

Facing phobias

Aashna Patel and Kalyani Puthenpurayil May 27, 2022

When sophomore Smriti Rangarajan was 3 years old, she and her parents took a seemingly innocent trip to the zoo. However, any initial excitement Rangarajan had quickly dissipated when a peacock began chasing...

Speaking up

Speaking up

Shivani Madhan December 10, 2021
How my fear of confrontation has impacted my relationships
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Back hugs, showers, cars and the dark

Amber Milesi, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

hat is it that you fear the most? Don’t lie. Be honest.  I’ve asked my friends this question before. The worst possible fear they could imagine. Their answers almost always revolve around the singular...

Fighting fears

Fighting fears

Swara Tewari September 13, 2017

The world flies by in a blur as Lillian presses her face against the cool glass of the car window. As the seconds pass, her parents’ voices rise from a heated conversation to reverberating yells, drowning...

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