El Estoque

How movies instill stereotypical ideas in the younger generations

How movies instill stereotypical ideas in the younger generations

Jasmine Lee and Claire Yang

January 7, 2020

Peter Pan. Dumbo. Snow White. Tom and Jerry. We’ve grown up watching these films — cheering on as Peter Pan and his cohort of Lost Boys battled Captain Hook, and sighing in defeat when Snow White bit into the poison apple. These movies and TV shows have accompanied us throughout our childhood, in...

“Climate” Change

“Climate” Change

Tyler Cho and Brian Xu

April 10, 2019

MVHS was named a 2019 California Distinguished School in February among 162 middle and high schools across the state. Of the 10 schools in Santa Clara County who were honored, only three were high schools, two of which came from FUHSD — MVHS and Lynbrook HS. According to a news release by the California Department o...

Making the right call

Making the right call

Brian Xu

February 6, 2019

A sharp, throbbing fire pulses through your arm, flowing down past the elbow and swelling at the wrist. The crowd of people fades into the background, the soccer game long forgotten as a silent scream works its way up your throat. Peering down nervously, you examine your hand, flexing your fingers back ...

The Monster: Uncovering the harmful effects of social media

The Monster: Uncovering the harmful effects of social media

Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra

September 26, 2018

It’s midnight and as we scramble to finish homework, we suddenly remember something: we haven’t sent our streaks yet. Panic takes over as we frantically hunt for our phone. Snap, caption, select, send. Thank God most of our streaks lived — that was a close one. Who doesn’t love keeping up their st...