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The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

White supremacy is pitting minorities against each other

White supremacy is pitting minorities against each other

April Wang, Copy Editor November 13, 2022

Let me just put out there that I approve of affirmative action. I think it is necessary, and I think it should not be torn down. Personal opinions aside, the issue of affirmative action gets tiring...

Dissecting the underlying notions that were used against the first Black Woman nominated to serve on the Supreme Court

The Senators’ Agenda: How race, gender and politics defined Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination hearing

Melody Cui and Kripa Mayureshwar April 12, 2022
Dissecting the underlying notions that were used against the first Black Woman nominated to serve on the Supreme Court
A Fremont High School teacher shares about her experiences growing up undocumented, the relief that DACA brought her and the work she does now supporting undocumented students at her school.

Keep the dream alive

Jai Uparkar and Swara Tewari February 11, 2020
Community members discuss the personal and legal implications of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) being rescinded
Get loud

Get loud

Brandon Ng October 20, 2018

very family gathering I hear the same topic over and over. Politics are so frequent that I rarely hear about everyone's personal lives. It's become such a huge deal in our family over the last two years...

The protesters in front of the court house in Gdańsk. Photo used with permission from Jeremi Kalkowski.

A Part of History: A senior’s experience protesting in Poland

Priya Reddy August 18, 2017

he group in Gdańsk was small, compared to the large crowd at the Feb. 4 “No ban, no wall” protest in San Francisco that he’d been to previously, but the decibel levels at this protest were just...

The Supreme Court, pictured here, seems reluctant to make a revolutionary decision regarding same-sex marriage.

Banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

El Estoque Staff April 2, 2013

It has been debated for over fifteen years. It has been legalized in sixteen states. And it is now up for debate in the U.S. Supreme Court. The highest court in the United States now has the ability...

California government argues video games make minors violent

California government argues video games make minors violent

Lisa Zhang October 5, 2010

Schwarzenegger v. EMA goes before the Supreme Court to establish restrictions on video-gaming minors     As a minor in California, you are banned from buying anything along the...

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