El Estoque

It’s OK to not be OK

Illustration | Irene Tang

Irene Tang

September 19, 2020

A personal struggle with the effects of toxic positivity

Inner battles

Inner battles

Hannah Lee and Brian Xu

October 25, 2019

Exploring the impact individuals can make in the lives of students facing internal struggles

The trampoline girls

The trampoline girls

Swara Tewari, Features editor

February 8, 2019

Okay, look. I was only in it for the trampoline. At first.   The entire spring of 2010, my sister, neighbor and I had enviously watched the girls across the street jump on their trampoline. We could hear them, laughing and yelling in their backyard. We spent months ducking behind trees, w...

Power’s out

Power's out

Shuvi Jha

January 23, 2019

How a power outage helped me put my life and priorities in perspective

Constant Change: As the holiday season approaches

Constant Change: As the holiday season approaches

Oishee Misra

November 12, 2018

Appreciating the holidays in a different way

Positive psychology movement encourages students to put happiness first

Positive psychology movement encourages students to put happiness first

Amanda Chan

November 13, 2015

At MVHS, students are so focused on succeeding academically that they often feel an overwhelming amount of stress. After attending a happiness conference, social studies teacher Scott Victorine has begun a positive psychology movement at MVHS to improve students’ well being. Victorine has implemente...

Boys on top!

Boys on top!

Aafreen Mahmood

September 30, 2009

Now there's scientific proof that guys are actually ahead in the race to contentment. Ladies, what's wrong with us?  Read More »...