El Estoque

The cover image of 30 is a simple yet impactful headshot of Adele.

“30” is an excellent showcase of vulnerability

Kripa Mayureshwar and Irene Tang November 28, 2021
Adele’s first album in six years is an emotional masterpiece
Sophomore Ace Chow wearing his football gear | Photo Courtesy of Ace Chow

Preparing for the big game

MV athletes share different ways that help them get ready before their game
The team rushes through the banner, marking the end of halftime and the beginning of the third quarter.

Matadors lose helmet trophy to Cupertino High School for the fifth consecutive year

Irene Tang, Michelle Zheng, and Lance Tong October 18, 2021
MVHS loses 20-45 against CHS in the Helmet Game despite second half push
The Phillips proudly pose  after winning bronze at a preseason tournament in freshmen year.

Team Phillip

Irene Tang and Angela Zhang September 23, 2021
Twins Matthew and Thomas Philip reflect on playing soccer together
Football team defeats Burton 58-6 in second home game of the season

Football team defeats Burton 58-6 in second home game of the season

Anna Jerolimov, Irene Tang, and Michelle Zheng September 14, 2021
Matadors maintain strong lead throughout all four quarters
The cover features a hand reaching out towards a bright pink poison vial | Photo Courtesy Warner Bros Music

‘pretty poison’ is an absolute masterpiece

Irene Tang and Abdullah Memon September 12, 2021
Nessa Barrett releases chilling first EP
With two blockers in front of her, senior Marissa Jensen prepares to spike the ball across the court. Photo by Irene Tang

Varsity Girls Volleyball wins 3-2 in a thrilling comeback against Notre Dame

Irene Tang and Melody Cui September 4, 2021
Lady Mats continue their undefeated streak after winning their fifth game of the season
Sophomore Kalyani Puthenpurayil plugs a laptop into one of the librarys Chromebook carts. Photo by Aashi Venkat

FUHSD implements new 1:1 device program

Exploring the decision behind the new policy for the 2021-22 school year
Photo Courtesy Jeff Shen | Used with Permission
Illustration Sophia Ma

A final season

Irene Tang and Sophia Ma May 21, 2021
Senior athletes reflect on the challenges they’ve faced during the pandemic
Monta Vista defends against Homestead

Girls Basketball: Monta Vista loses to Homestead 43-35

Devin Gupta, Irene Tang, and Mikaylah Du May 2, 2021
Varsity loses its fifth game of the season
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