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

Man on the street: April Fools’ edition

Mikaylah Du and Shivani Madhan April 1, 2022
Asking MVHS students incredibly serious questions on this incredibly serious occasion
Examining the evolution and influence of humor communicated over the internet

Internet humor unites generations

Kripa Mayureshwar December 12, 2021
Examining the evolution and influence of humor communicated over the internet
Senior Triya Roy explains the funniest photo she has on her camera roll.

Captured giggles

Shivani Gupta, Entertainment editor March 13, 2020
Asking MVHS students about their funniest photo and what makes them laugh
Whats MVHS laughing at

What’s MVHS laughing at

Exploring the various sources of humor at MVHS
The dark side of funny

The dark side of funny

Oishee Misra and Helen Chao October 24, 2018
Perspectives on the appropriateness of dark humor
Self-deprecating humor

Self-deprecating humor

Claire Wen and Lakshanyaa Ganesh October 24, 2018

A witty comment or two to entertain a bored audience, to relieve an awkward silence or to have a shield to bounce back on after an embarrassing moment. Humor is the natural human response to something...

Michelle Wolf hunts down the white house at the Correspondents Dinner

Michelle Wolf hunts down the white house at the Correspondents Dinner

Nathan Stevens May 16, 2018

While I love the White House Correspondents Dinner for its celebration of young journalists and the First Amendment, I can’t help but look forward to the yearly roast of Washington’s A-list as well....

Made of Memes

Made of Memes

Priya Reddy April 17, 2017

Additional reporting by ZaZu Lippert and Avni Prasad. f you're reading this, memes are dead. Because we, as a news organization, are doing the inexcusable: we are writing a news story on them. And according...

Gore, guts and LOLs

Gore, guts and LOLs

Shreya Shankar October 14, 2009

Girls like a sense of humor, not a zombie dripping blood. Someone let the boys in on this.   Asked to outline the ideal man, Venusians have always put a sense of humor at the top of the list...

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