El Estoque

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Senior Bucket List

Shreshta Ranganathan, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

March 13, 2020 proved to be a difficult day for the entire world, but for then junior Aditi Singh, it was an opportunity waiting to be seized. She began writing down a list of things she would set out...

Friendship Heartbreak

Friendship Heartbreak

Shreshta Ranganathan, Opinion Editor November 7, 2020

  I was five years old when I first got my heart broken. It happened on my elementary school playground: my self-proclaimed best friend told a group of other girls that I was “clingy” and...

The main cover poster for the game

How the smash hit “Among Us” caught on

Aditya Shukla October 21, 2020
Online game allows groups of friends socialize during quarantine
One of the first conversations Miransh Das (qraq) had with another user on his Discord server.

Meeting while miles apart

Mikaylah Du, Staff Writer September 12, 2020
Exploring the world of online friendships
MVHS Student's Netflix Preferences

MVHS Student’s Netflix Preferences

Stuti Upadhyay and Sean Yagi February 8, 2020
Students discuss what they consider to be their favorite, least favorite and most impactful Netflix shows.
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Positivity Podcast Ep. 3: Thanksgiving Edition

Oishee Misra and Lakshanyaa Ganesh November 23, 2019
Displaying appreciation during the season of giving thanks
Senior Catherine Cole blows bubbles as her friend senior Natalie Kledzik looks on. Some kids watched in fascination while others popped them.

Class of 2020 hosts first Senior Sunrise of the year

Jai Uparkar August 25, 2019
Seniors explain the significance of the event and class bonding
To all the friends I’ve loved before

To all the friends I’ve loved before

Sreya Kumar May 15, 2019

Change is a foreign entity out of grasp, but still swirling around me, trapping me in its gray fumes and smoke. However, it’s become a part of me and through the way I twist and turn, it’s also a familiar...

The six couples strutting down the Senior Ball Fashion Show

The six couples strutting down the Senior Ball Fashion Show

Jai Uparkar May 8, 2019

Girls adorned with glitzy gowns strutted down the makeshift red carpet, arms linked with their partner decked in sleek tuxedos. The Annual Senior Ball Fashion Show was held in the rally court during brunch...

We only make small talk

We only make small talk

Tyler Cho and Brian Xu April 10, 2019

nteracting with strangers can be terrifying. We’re rarely in physical danger when meeting someone new, but our dignity is on the line. In many cases, interacting with someone new can feel like we’re...

The friends we overlook: Why need-based friends are not mindful friendship investments

The friends we overlook: Why need-based friends are not mindful friendship investments

Robert Liu and Annie Zhang April 10, 2019
The role of superficial friends in our day to day interactions
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