El Estoque

To walk in someone else’s shoes

To walk in someone else’s shoes

Karen Sanchez

March 8, 2018

rom Dr. Martens and Adidas to sneakers and flip flops, students around MVHS are spotted wearing different types of shoes that vary in color and style. Whether they wear the same pair daily or make an effort to match their shoes with their outfit, these MVHS students ponder whether shoes are a reflect...

MVHS’ new assistant principal

MVHS’ new assistant principal

Karen Sanchez

August 20, 2017

The smell of burgers can not be ignored; the pungent fragrance reaches the nose as it snakes its way from one end of the queue to the other. Students walk swiftly in pairs of two, sometimes in bundles of three or four, towards the line growing quickly outside of the cafeteria. Overlooking the sce...

San Francisco Pride: Thousands to celebrate LGBTQ community

San Francisco Pride: Thousands to celebrate LGBTQ community

Chetana Ramaiyer

June 29, 2017

There was color everywhere — flags, capes, costumes. The street was flooded with spirited people and rainbow confetti. The smell of greasy hot dogs and buttery popcorn tempted the hungry people watching the parade in front of them. All of these hungry people were there to support the LBGTQ community...

Things I wish never happened

Things I wish never happened

Hannan Waliullah

January 20, 2017

ime travel might not ever be possible, but we all mentally create lists of what we could change in the past if it were possible.There’s always the time that we wish never happened. It could be a global event that catalyzed a change in our culture or society.  Or it could be a personal mishap that...

Things I wish people would stop telling me

Things I wish people would stop telling me

Krishna Sunder

December 5, 2016

“Can I go to the bathroom?” “I don’t know, can you?” Everyone has that one comment that drives them insane. But behind every trite cliché is a unique method by which it gets under our skin. Scroll down to see what students wish they’d never hear again. ...