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The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

This story contains discussions of rape and sexual abuse in fiction. Graphic by Aditya Shukla| El Estoque

Consent in fiction

Aditya Shukla September 19, 2022
Students break down their experiences with sexual violence in media
Language in Media

Language in Media

Examining how the rhetoric used in modern media permeates our daily lives
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
An interactive image created with Genially defining various AAVE phrases

Giving credit where it’s due

Shivani Madhan December 11, 2021
Examining the linguistic appropriation of AAVE in modern rhetoric
Podcasts are a rising form of media, whether its a form of information or entertainment.

The podcast boom

Shivani Verma October 24, 2020
Examining the why behind the rise in popularity of podcasts
Fifteen years after its initial release, Avatar: The Last Airbender becomes a hit on Netflix.

New and returning fans share in the excitement of ‘Avatar’

Shivani Verma and Claire Wen September 13, 2020
‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ increases in popularity after Netflix release
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Indian misrepresentation in media

Diya Bahl September 12, 2020
Examining the inaccurate portrayal of Indians in Western media
Visual

The symbol of a face mask in America versus Asia

Rachel Jiang April 14, 2020
Examining the reasons why Americans aren’t encouraged to wear masks as opposed to Asian countries
A man protests the Iraq War in 2008 in the streets of San Francisco

Anti-Muslim rhetoric in American media will grow due to escalated tensions with Iran

Zara Iqbal, Copy editor January 27, 2020
The war in Iran will fuel islamophobia in the U.S.
A NASA Earth Observatory image taken in August 2019 that captures the Amazon rainforests burning fires. Photo Credit: NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS/LANCE and GIBS/Worldview, Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) data from NASA EOSDIS, and data from the Global Fire Emissions Database (GFED)

Addressing the sparse media coverage of the Amazon fires

Oishee Misra September 1, 2019
Uncovering the drawbacks of social media activism
Rolling out the jade carpet: Exploring the recent surge in Asian representation in media

Rolling out the jade carpet: Exploring the recent surge in Asian representation in media

Hannah Lee, Emily Xia, Ruth Feng, Elena Khan, and Aditya Dash September 27, 2018
The impacts from new films "Crazy Rich Asians" and "To All the Boys I've Ever Loved"
The perception of Muslims

The perception of Muslims

Zara Iqbal October 29, 2017

    In World Core, we watched a mini documentary called “30 Days: Muslim and America” about a Christian man who “became” a Muslim for 30 days. He performed close to everything...

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