El Estoque

Linked together

Sreya Kumar and Brandon Ng

November 19, 2018


Filed under Briefs

Entering high school, freshman Ajit Chamraj didn’t know what to expect. He definitely wasn’t expecting the rows of juniors and seniors, donned in purple tie dye shirts, welcoming him and his fellow freshmen as they walked into the field house for the first time. Soon after, the upperclassmen, who Chamraj e...

Link Crew hosts hot cocoa event and pajama day for Class of 2020

Link Crew hosts hot cocoa event and pajama day for Class of 2020

Chetana Ramaiyer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

Posters in the MVHS rally court promote the hot cocoa event in the days leading up to it. Photo by Sannidhi Mennon. On the morning of Oct. 19, freshmen students dressed in their pajamas waited anxiously in line. Link Leaders were gathered in the rally court, handing out hot cocoa to the Class of ...

Link Leaders are assisting, not intruding on freshmen

Link Leaders are assisting, not intruding on freshmen

Tal Marom

September 24, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Featured, OPINION

s a Link Leader last year, I saw the privilege of checking on my “Link kids’” grades as a positive one. In the spirit of openness, I told my Link kids that I would be checking up on their grades, reminding them that it was only to provide help if necessary. I vividly remember the reactions of t...

Linked to help

Linked to help

Maya Murthy

September 23, 2015


Filed under From the magazine, NEWS

Story by Amita Mahajan and Maya Murthy. Video by Om Khandekar.  s a class of incoming freshmen stumbles blindly into the MVHS gym for the first time on Aug. 11, they’re immediately greeted by a disorienting blast of cheers accompanied by rows of smiling faces and waving hands. Link leaders anchor t...

The missing Link

The missing Link

Smitha Gundavajhala

April 24, 2013


Filed under OPINION

Among the leadership organizations on campus, Link’s niche is to integrate freshmen into the high school environment. While this is a specific task, its influence is far more vast than even they realize. As Link accepts leader applications for the upcoming year, they must rethink their role on cam...

Link Leaders team up with freshmen to study for finals

Link Leaders team up with freshmen to study for finals

Cynthia Mao

December 5, 2012


Filed under Main slider, NEWS

Freshman finals study week begins Dec. 3 with Link Leaders as tutors. Read More »

Why F.L.U.B. flubbed

Why F.L.U.B. flubbed

Soumya Kurnool

December 16, 2011


Filed under OPINION

  Freshman Link Ultimate Bonding day had potential for greatness. Too bad it was just a flub. Scheduled two weeks before finals, F.L.U.B. day could not have worked by any means. According to an online survey, only 14% of the 84 respondents attended the event. Instead of bonding in the ...

The missing Link: a personal connection

The missing Link: a personal connection

Megan Jones

August 25, 2011


Filed under OPINION, Uncategorized

The first day back to school is always about the new—new classes, new classmates, new teachers, new clothes, new books. But every year, there is always the same colossal number of yellow T-shirts. However, this year the sea of yellow Link shirts will be drastically smaller. The Link program has ...

Going back to high school

Going back to high school

Jiyoon Park

September 17, 2010


Filed under Multimedia

Mother of senior Michelle Yang shares her Back to School Night experience Read More »...

Linking outside the classroom

Linking outside the classroom

Laura Yang

February 2, 2010


Filed under Uncategorized

Freshmen and Link Leaders bond over photo scavenger hunt Read More »...

Freshman movie night this Friday

Kriti Garg

November 19, 2009


Filed under Uncategorized

Link Commission and the freshmen class of 2013 are holding a movie night in the Student Center from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday Nov. 20. Attendees will be watching "Transformers 2". Read More »...

Flinging Friday night away

Flinging Friday night away

Natalie Wong

April 2, 2009


Filed under NEWS

On April 3, Link Commission will be hosting the first-ever Freshman Fling, a social for the class of 2012. Read More »...