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A timeline of President Obama’s time in office

A timeline of President Obama’s time in office

Ilena Peng

January 12, 2017

Regardless of the country’s various opinions of President Barack Obama, he will forever be remembered as one of the incredible individuals that climbed their way to the highest office in the nation to shape our country. On Jan. 10, our president concluded eight years in office with his farewell addres...

What you need to know about the 2015 State of the Union Address

What you need to know about the 2015 State of the Union Address

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

January 21, 2015

Correction (Jan. 26): An earlier version of this article editorialized a few of Obama’s points in the State of the Union Address. In order to provide neutral coverage of the speech, the opinionated statements in the article were removed. [View the story "El Estoque: Eight Highlights From State of the Union Address 2015" on Storify] This story was written by Dylan ...

On the campaign trail

On the campaign trail

Soumya Kurnool

October 26, 2012

Students volunteer for the Obama campaign, gaining insight into the process of politics Read More »

Fantasy politics

Fantasy politics

Mihir Joshi

October 25, 2012

To gauge MVHS’ overall political stance on issues central to the 2012 election, El Estoque surveyed students about Mitt Romney and Barack Obama’s policies. Questions were presented without party affiliation. 568 students took the survey.    Abortion The Obama administration believes that women have a right to a safe and legal ab...

Second presidential debate a step towards youth engagement

Second presidential debate a step towards youth engagement

Soumya Kurnool

October 17, 2012

Although many reacted to the debate with GIFs and witty Twitter posts poking fun at Obama’s and Romney’s vicious attacks aimed at one another — including Obama’s jab about the size of Romney’s pension and Romney’s “binders full of women” — what really should be emphasized was the s...

When you wish upon a star

When you wish upon a star

Shreya Shankar

December 23, 2009

https://elestoque.org/images/stories/topheadlines/princessfrogtop.jpgChock full of charismatic characters and magnetic music, "The Princess and the Frog" heralds Disney's return to the golden age of animation Read More »...