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Travis Scott: the unique sound of “Highest in the Room”

Travis Scott:  the unique sound of “Highest in the Room”

Anish Vasudevan

October 10, 2019

Rapper Travis Scott improves from previous work with new single “Highest in the Room”

‘Abominable’ Review: The importance of Asian representation

‘Abominable’ Review: The importance of Asian representation

Vivian Jiang

October 9, 2019

 “Abominable,” a new family-friendly animated film produced by Dreamworks, debuted on September 27th with ticket sales reaching $20.85 million by the end of its opening weekend. The film made history, as it is the first Hollywood animated film to feature a modern-day Chinese family. Drea...

Sul & Beans

Sul & Beans

Tyler Cho, Andie Liu, Alyssa Umino, Claire Wen, and Brian Xu

September 17, 2019

Sampling Sul & Beans’s most popular dessert items

13 reasons why “13 Reasons Why” season three could do better

13 reasons why “13 Reasons Why” season three could do better

Leanna Sun

September 4, 2019

How this show poorly represented high school culture by tackling aspects of various different social issues

Teachers react to Rate My Teacher

Teachers react to Rate My Teacher

Alyssa Hui and Tabitha Mendez

November 19, 2018

Teachers read and comment on their reviews

It’s impossible not to love ‘Love, Simon’

It’s impossible not to love ‘Love, Simon’

Nathan Stevens

April 11, 2018

Going into the theater, I didn’t expect much out of “Love, Simon.” The movie had been all over social media, advertised as a progressive rom-com about a closeted gay high school student. It looked generic. It wasn’t trying to be anything special. But it was. “Love, Simon” isn’t a movie ...

“Isle of Dogs” is pawsitively enjoyable

“Isle of Dogs” is pawsitively enjoyable

Michelle Wong

March 31, 2018

etails, as in most Wes Anderson films, aren't ignored in "Isle of Dogs” — the Oscar-nominated director's whimsical second attempt at a feature-length stop motion film. The film features all elements needed for a great production, highlighting attentive consideration of script, casting, animation and r...

The genius and goofs behind “It”

The genius and goofs behind “It”

Karen Ma

September 27, 2017

It’s not real. It’s just a movie. It’s not possible. hispering this to myself over and over in my head was the only way I was able to keep myself from tearing up just about any time the red balloon appeared on the screen. On Sept. 8, the long-awaited story of “It,” whose characters and t...

Review: Bill Nye’s viewers grew up — and “Bill Nye saves the world” reflects that perfectly

Review: Bill Nye’s viewers grew up — and “Bill Nye saves the world” reflects that perfectly

Ilena Peng

May 12, 2017

Back in elementary school, science was my favorite subject. But elementary school science isn’t all that representative of actual science. Science was painting balloons to look like planets and tracing our shadows in chalk on the blacktop, and just hearing the name “Bill Nye” is a reminder of thos...

Restaurant Roulette: The Original Pancake House

Restaurant Roulette: The Original Pancake House

Devika Watave

April 27, 2017

Twice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around Cupertino and takes a chance by asking the waiter to personally choose our food for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme with a trip to The Original Pancake House. Despite being located in a central spot on De Anza Ave., The Original...

Football: MVHS bounces back after tough loss

Football: MVHS bounces back after tough loss

Anthony Moll

September 13, 2016

Tensions are high at the Matadors’ bench as they trail Evergreen HS 7 points to 15 at the halftime mark. The Matadors’ squad believed they could take the victory in the second half on their home turf. Watch how they took their lead with 2 seconds to spare in the fourth quarter and made a night to rem...

Restaurant Roulette: K’s Crepes and Cafe

Restaurant Roulette: K’s Crepes and Cafe

Devika Watave

September 4, 2016

wice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around Cupertino and takes a chance by asking the waiter to personally choose our food for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme with a trip to K’s Crepes and Cafe. At 12:30 p.m. on a Saturday, K’s Crepes and Cafe was packed with people, some stan...