El Estoque

HAmlit students and teachers share views on new grading system

HAmlit students and teachers share views on new grading system

Meghna Gaddam

September 15, 2015

Ever since word spread about HAmlit classes changing their grading system, the campus has run rampant with rumors about what this means: will it be easier, harder or more stressful? These are all questions students are addressing with their own opinions. What students don’t know, however, is tha...

One minute perspectives on the dress code

One minute perspectives on the dress code

Meghna Gaddam

September 15, 2015

The dress code is a highly controversial subject on public school campuses. While some believe the rules limit student expression, others believe certain forms of dress distract and disrupt the learning environment. Below are Monta Vista staff and students who address their opinions regarding this dilemma. ...

Students on green bike lanes

Ananya Bhat

September 5, 2015

The new green bike lanes all over Cupertino have been catching everyone’s eye – which is exactly their purpose. This summer, Cupertino painted all of its bike lanes bright green as part of an effort to make the streets safer for bicyclists. But how safe do the bicyclists really feel? Find out what some...

One minute perspectives on abortion

One minute perspectives on abortion

Isabel Navarrete

September 3, 2015

With Planned Parenthood at the forefront of many recent political discussions, abortion has become an increasingly controversial subject. Recently, eight videos published by The Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion organization, captured Planned Parenthood nurses talking about the sale of organs...

Three reasons why girls wear makeup

Vanessa Qin

October 6, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9OMC7GY7po Arts and entertainment will be running an article on this topic in the October issue of El Estoque.

Tenure on trial

Tenure on trial

Avni Prasad

September 24, 2014

"From the moment students enter a school," said President Barack Obama at the 2009 Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, "the most important factor in their success is not the color of their skin or the income of their parents, itís the person standing at the front of the classroom." Our President's fitting co...

New HUMAN vending machines still not the healthiest option

New HUMAN vending machines still not the healthiest option

Vanessa Qin

September 7, 2014

New vending machines were installed to go with the new school year, but do these HUMAN vending machines really provide healthier options? MVHS’ new HUMAN vending machines claim to “help unite mankind and nutrition” by providing healthier school snack options. Take a look at this comparison between...

Campus Beat: EE Summer News 2014

Anjana Melvin

August 22, 2014

You Suck

You Suck

Shuyi Qi

December 20, 2013

The Inner Jerk

The Inner Jerk

Shuyi Qi

December 20, 2013

     

Why MVHS students should care about the Affordable Care Act

Why MVHS students should care about the Affordable Care Act

Pranav Parthasarathy

November 5, 2013

In this video, comedian Jimmy Kimmel asked pedestrians whether they preferred Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act. They are two names for the same piece of legislation. While this segment may appear slightly disingenuous — those informed were probably replaced by the ignorant— it does s...