El Estoque

Photos by Michelle Chen, Diya Bahl, Ishaani Dayal and Jiya Singh

Campus opinions

Exploring the opinions students and staff hold about various topics around campus


Delving into the nuances of reconnection
An illustration of an individual with a TV on their head | Graphic by Kripa Mayureshwar

Escapism provides distractions, not solutions

Aashi Venkat and Ishaani Dayal September 24, 2021
Analyzing the downsides of finding connections outside of reality
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
A scene from the film Moonlight, which HAmLit classes analyze in the Queer Theory unit

The HAmLit Film Club

Ishaani Dayal June 10, 2021
American Literature Honors teachers and students participate in an optional film analysis outside of class
YEE: Heading Far East for a Feast at Inchins Bamboo Garden by Yelp.com is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The best of both worlds

Ishaani Dayal June 2, 2021
MVHS students share their experiences with fusion food

The flavors of tradition

Ishaani Dayal April 2, 2021
Revisiting culturally significant childhood dishes
The ability to personalize  home screens and iPhone interfaces has led to a trend following the release of iOS14. Graphic by TechnoSports

The age of customization: iOS14 and its widgets

Ishaani Dayal October 25, 2020
Apple’s newest software update allows iPhone users to be more flexible with their app organization than ever before
Merch madness

Merch madness

Exploring four types of merchandise on campus
Industrial technology teacher Ted Shinta opened the woodshop for staff members to make pens.

Staff Wellness Day: A relaxing collaboration period

Michelle Chen and Ishaani Dayal November 9, 2019
MVHS staff participate in various activities to destress and bond during free time
Practical jokers

Practical jokers

Michelle Chen and Ishaani Dayal September 25, 2019
Teachers explain the process of pranking colleagues or students
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