El Estoque

The Class of 2022 wins the 15 second chant-off at the Welcome Back Rally. Photo by Aditya Shukla

MVHS hosts its first rally of the year

Justin E Kim, Gauri Manoj, Aditya Shukla, and Shivani Verma September 4, 2021
The Class of 2022 wins the annual Welcome Back Rally
Redefining Music

Redefining Music

Shivani Verma May 22, 2021
Exploring the impact of LGBTQ+ representation in the music industry on listeners

Homemade Hipster: Gingerbread crinkle cookies

Shivani Verma May 18, 2021
How to bake these sweet and spicy treats
Graphic by Anushka De

In the mirror: This time’s the charm

Shivani Verma April 3, 2021
Coming to terms with my constantly changing interests
Victorine poses with his family on Halloween

A fraction of time

MVHS community members in different age groups reflect on the pandemic year in the context of their lives
Nine songs that capture the different shades of love

Valen-tunes for Valentine’s Day

Sophia Chen and Shivani Verma February 14, 2021
Nine songs that capture the different shades of love
We should respect and value journalism, especially during times of crises

Power of the press

Shivani Verma and Brian Xu February 12, 2021
We should respect and value journalism, especially during times of crises
Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger set in front of the transgender flag.

Second-guessing a fiction dynasty

Shivani Madhan and Shivani Verma November 7, 2020
Examining J. K. Rowling’s transphobic stance and what it means for Harry Potter fans
The folklore album cover features Taylor Swift standing alone in a forest, looking up at the trees.

A look into Taylor Swift’s unexpected album “folklore”

Shivani Verma August 22, 2020
Swift pulls off a new genre while staying true to her roots
Photo used with permission | Kristen Hsieh

When life felt normal: MVHS edition

Justine Ha and Oishee Misra June 1, 2020
Inspired by The New York Times, MVHS students reminisce on moments before COVID-19 cancellations
Family together: exploring the lives of students and teachers in single parent families

Family together: exploring the lives of students and teachers in single parent families

Iman Malik and Brian Xu January 10, 2020

Most students of the MVHS community are accustomed to seeing two parents when they come home from school every day. But this experience is not one that is shared by all. According to a survey of 350 MVHS...

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