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El Estoque

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El Estoque

Hershey Janga strikes a fierce expression while dancing for MVDTs 2023 spring show. Photo courtesy of Hershey Janga | Used with permission

Time Out! Ep. 11: Hershey Janga

Ellie Wang, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

EW: Hello everyone, my name is Ellie Wang, and welcome to Episode 11 of Time Out! In each episode, we will be diving into the sports scene here at MVHS and exploring the journeys of athletes from...

Senior Rudra Phalnikar poses at the end of the routine during MV Dance Teams December to Remember showcase.

MV Andaaz members unpack the past year

Gauri Manoj March 8, 2022
Captains and members share their memories and hardships
Math and physics teacher Sushma Bana believes the Bollywood industry and its films accentuate the prevalent misogyny in India

Breaking down Bollywood

Gauri Manoj November 7, 2020
How the Bollywood industry impacts Indian Americans
A screenshot of MV Raas promotion video.

Dancing through Zoom

Diya Bahl October 17, 2020
How various MVHS Indian dance teams are adapting to remote learning
MV Raas performing at last years Spotlite. Photo by Abhilasha Goel

MV Indian American Student Association: Setting up Spotlite

Neysa Singh, Staff Writer November 24, 2019

n Nov. 13, MV IASA hosted their first Spotlite interest meeting to inform members of how they can get involved in Spotlite, which is scheduled for April 10-11 of 2020. Spotlite is an annual showcase that...

“I thought this Homecoming Rally was better [than the Welcome Back Rally],” freshman Arushi Shah said. “There were more activities, they were more fun, and then it was decorated better. I just thought it was a really nice experience to be a part of.”

Homecoming Rally 2019

Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra October 13, 2019
Despite scheduling changes the Homecoming Rally successfully kicks off Homecoming Week
Andaaz captains Vega Jethani, Akshat Rohatgi, Sachi Roy, and Surya Ramesh for the 2019-20 school year. Photo by Shreshta Ranganathan

The audition process behind Andaaz

Shreshta Ranganathan, Staff Writer September 27, 2019

oing into the 2019 Andaaz auditions, senior captains Vega Jethani and Surya Ramesh and junior captains Akshat Rohatgi and Sachi Roy asked every student auditioning the same question: “What is the most...

Spotlite 2018

Spotlite 2018

Helen Chao April 14, 2018
An overview of the spectacle and people behind it
A dancers journey through MV Andaaz

A dancer’s journey through MV Andaaz

Nanda Nayak November 20, 2015
Senior Melodie Liu describes being one of the only Asian people on an Indian dance team
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