El Estoque

Senior trips

Senior Shakthi Elangovan, second from left, on his senior trip in Watsonville

Jahan Razavi

May 19, 2019

Camping While some groups travel abroad, senior Shakthi Elangovan decided to go camping with a group of friends in Sunset Beach, near Watsonville. “We wanted to have a senior trip, but one of our friends in our group is moving to India,” Elangovan said. “We knew it would be hard to plan on...

False alarms, real dilemmas

False alarms, real dilemmas

Aditya Dash

January 26, 2018

hen MVHS alumna Anella Palacpac received an emergency alert on her phone at 1:07 p.m. on Jan. 13 in her dormitory at University of Hawaii in Manoa, fear shot up through her body. Immediately, she received a call from her father asking her what she was doing and if she was okay. As the minutes passed by,...

Adjusting our focus: We need to pay more attention to the news

Adjusting our focus: We need to pay more attention to the news

Nathan Stevens

December 12, 2017

turned the TV to the news, expecting to see Donald Trump front and center on CNN, as he is almost every day. I did not, however. What I actually saw was much more terrifying. One moment, waves crash along the iconic sand beaches. Tourists and natives crowd along the ocean’s edge. The hustle of the n...

Hawaii bans looking at phones while crossing the street: California may also do the same

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Claire Yang

September 22, 2017

ayor of Honolulu, Kirk Caldwell, enforced a law expressing that pedestrians are not allowed to use their phone while crossing the street, and would be fined if they do so. The law was applied after the mayor realized the amount of deaths due to distracted pedestrians. After this law was implemented,...

Girls water polo holds summer practices in Hawaii

Girls water polo holds summer practices in Hawaii

Emily Vu

August 28, 2010

The girls water polo team traveled to Hawaii during the summer to train and bond Read More »...