El Estoque

The end of ‘Patriot Act’ and its consequences

The end of ‘Patriot Act’ and its consequences

Ritu Atreyas, Writer

September 12, 2020

Exploring the importance of Asian American representation and staying informed

The U.S. versus Italy: third-parties

December 13, 2019

Examining the detriments of America’s lack of third party engagement

MV Politics Club attends its first convention of the year

Members of politics club and club advisor Pete Pelkey pose for a photo after attending the fall state convention. Photo used with permission by Nelson Mu.

Jacqueleine Liu

November 25, 2019

Politics Club reflects on their experiences at fall state

50 Questions with Ben Recktenwald

50 Questions with Ben Recktenwald

Hannah Lee and Stuti Upadhyay

November 24, 2019

nspired by Vogue’s video series ‘73 Questions,’ El Estoque sits down with U.S. History and Government teacher Ben Recktenwald to ask him 50 questions. Recktenwald describes his favorite politician, recalls the worst date he’s ever been on, and shares some of the life lessons he has learned. ...

Getting to know Politics Club

Getting to know Politics Club

Jacqueleine Liu

September 27, 2019

tanding in front of a congress assembly, junior Eric Lee feels nothing but excitement. He is prepared to deliver his points about healthcare and speaks passionately while simultaneously maintaining an objective tone. According to Lee, his powerful delivery is made possible in part from the training he’s g...

Media bias in the democratic debates

30 April 2018; Andrew Yang during Ecosystem Summit prior to the start of Collision 2018 at Launch Pad in New Orleans. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Collision via Sportsfile

Sreya Kumar and Rachel Jiang

September 17, 2019

The unfair treatment of presidential candidate Andrew Yang in the face of media bias

Shifting perspectives owing to Model UN

Shifting perspectives owing to Model UN

Oishee Misra

May 23, 2019

Model UN training officer Nelson Mu shares insights about his past two years in the club