El Estoque

BREAKING: School closed on Dec. 13

Patrick Xie

December 13, 2012

Police close down school due to reported bomb threat by grafitti. Read More »

Quirky turkey

Quirky turkey

Yimeng Han

November 22, 2012

Students put their own twists on traditions of Thanksgiving Read More »

TEACHER FEATURE: Kyle Jones

TEACHER FEATURE: Kyle Jones

Alexandria Poh

October 30, 2012

  What got you started with motorcycling? Honestly, in college, parking is a real issue. If you live on campus and you have to park at school it’s very expensive, it’s a hundred dollars a quarter to park, but motorcycle [parking] is like $30. And I thought,“Well, they’re much easier t...

CONTEST: ‘Lincoln’ movie ticket giveaway happening now

CONTEST: ‘Lincoln’ movie ticket giveaway happening now

Yashashree Pisolkar

October 24, 2012

On Oct. 24, El Estoque will be hosting a contest to give away nine free movie tickets to the early showing of “Lincoln” playing at Cupertino Square AMC 16 on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. The contest is open to all current MV students who follow the three simple steps below. Step 1: Like El Estoque's Facebook page or follow u...

FOOD: Cafe LaTTea an expected delight

FOOD: Cafe LaTTea an expected delight

Shannon Lin

October 19, 2012

Newly opened Cafe LaTTea specializes in drinks and desserts Read More »...

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...

VIDEO: Homecoming rally held Oct. 12

VIDEO: Homecoming rally held Oct. 12

Yashashree Pisolkar

October 14, 2012

Classes compete against each other in the biggest Homecoming event Read More »

VIDEO: Quad decorations time lapse

VIDEO: Quad decorations time lapse

Yimeng Han

October 14, 2012

Classes spend eight hours after school on Oct. 11 to finish Quad Decs Read More »

POWDERPUFF: 2013 vs. 2014

POWDERPUFF: 2013 vs. 2014

Albert Qiu

October 11, 2012

On Oct. 10, the seniors defeated the juniors 16-7 in the Powderpuff final. The seniors, who cruised to a 28-0 victory over the freshmen on Oct. 4, consistently held a strong offense to score two touchdowns. The juniors, who defeated the sophomores 7-0 on Oct 3, were unable to hold a defensive line a...

Laptops won’t be carted away anytime soon

Laptops won’t be carted away anytime soon

Angela Wang

October 8, 2012

Netbook carts will continue to be used despite the difficulties they pose Read More »

MUSIC: Oct. 2 album shootout

MUSIC: Oct. 2 album shootout

Yimeng Han

October 3, 2012

Album shootout is a recurring feature where we review recently released songs and albums. This week we listened to tracks from Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Muse. Taylor Swift: Red (from “Red”) Taylor Swift has never been a powerhouse vocalist, but that hasn’t stopped her from selling 22 mil...