El Estoque

Losing memories to mindlessness

Losing memories to mindlessness

Michelle Chen May 4, 2021
Considering the importance of the lessons I’ve learned during the pandemic

Math

Michelle Chen March 21, 2021
Exploring the preparation process for the AMC competitions and the differences between the remote and in-person exams
Exploring the experiences of three people who moved to the Bay Area during middle and high school and how they adapted to school in a different country

Immigration stories: Moving schools across borders

Michelle Chen March 6, 2021
Exploring the experiences of three people who moved to the Bay Area during middle and high school and how they adapted to school in a different country
Sexual assault

Sexual assault

Examining sexual assault in Bay Area high schools
50 silver linings of the pandemic

50 silver linings of the pandemic

Michelle Chen January 19, 2021
25 advantages of online school your normal side enjoys compared to 25 advantages your “inner-MVHS student” enjoys
Quaran-TWINNED

Quaran-TWINNED

Michelle Chen and Mira Wagner November 30, 2020
Exploring how remote learning affects twins
Alumni Class of 2020 take on college dorms

Alumni Class of 2020 take on college dorms

Michelle Chen and Oishee Misra October 26, 2020
Exploring the circumstances of living on college campuses in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic
An emerging alternative

An emerging alternative

Michelle Chen and Sophia Chen October 26, 2020
Examining opinions surrounding community college in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent increase in community college enrollment
Choir teacher and Music Department Lead Amy Young at her Graduate Conducting Recital, which she gave in October 2019 as part of her Masters Degree in Choral Conducting from SJSU.

A new voice

Michelle Chen and Krish Dev September 11, 2020
New choir teacher Amy Young adjusts to MVHS and online learning
Reputations: Food Preferences

Reputations: Food Preferences

Michelle Chen February 7, 2020
Looking at MVHS students' dietary habits
My sister and I, age 2, sit in a double stroller. We were often dressed in similar clothing when younger.

Double Trouble

Michelle Chen January 18, 2020
How being a twin has shaped my character
Illustration | Claire Yang

#NoMoreLikes

Michelle Chen and Zara Iqbal December 20, 2019
Taking away likes on Instagram is beneficial to our mental health
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