El Estoque

Chinese apps WeChat and TikTok face U.S. ban threats

Chinese apps WeChat and TikTok face U.S. ban threats
Exploring MVHS community’s opinion on the future of the social apps in America
January 10, 2021
Exploring MVHS community’s opinion on the future of the social apps in America

TikTok trends

Senior Winter Bloom posts a video on TikTok and adds text to make her content more relatable. Photo by Winter Bloom | Used with Permission
Students discuss the latest trends on the popular social media app
September 25, 2020
Students discuss the latest trends on the popular social media app

Strawberries À La Mode

Senior Catherine Vo posted fan art of mxmtoon in the strawberry dress on @cadphy, her Instagram account.
Taking a closer look at the popularity of the strawberry dress and its effects
September 25, 2020

Pale, blush pink fabric. Delicately puffed sleeves and soft frills. A long skirt made up of layers of airy tulle. And most eye-catching of all — glittering ruby strawberries looking almost delectable...

Social media trends during shelter-in-place

The Bill Clinton album ranking trend sees participants fill out this template of the former president holding up a record sleeve with their favorite albums.
Photo Courtesy of billclintonswag.com
Exploring the opinions of different MVHS student about social media usage during quarantine
June 3, 2020
Exploring the opinions of different MVHS student about social media usage during quarantine

TikTok is a segue for internalized racism

TikTok is a segue for internalized racism
Why we need to start working towards self-respect for our heritage and culture
June 1, 2020
Why we need to start working towards self-respect for our heritage and culture

Customization Craze: Students turn everyday accessories into a form of self-expression

Park customized this shoe for a friend and is his favorite design of all the shoes we has painted.  “I think it's my favorite not because it looks good necessarily,” Park said. “I really enjoyed the process because I took a big break from customizing shoes, and I forgot how much I enjoyed it. So then I just kind of got re-inspired when she asked me to paint her shoes.”
MVHS students share the stories behind their painted shoes and water bottles
May 27, 2020
MVHS students share the stories behind their painted shoes and water bottles

Brief history of dalgona coffee

Brief history of dalgona coffee
A timeline on how the beverage became popular across the world
May 2, 2020
A timeline on how the beverage became popular across the world

TikTok users create videos about COVID-19

TikTok users create videos about COVID-19
Influencers discuss the prevalence of coronavirus videos on the popular platform
April 2, 2020
Influencers discuss the prevalence of coronavirus videos on the popular platform

TikTok deserves the hype it gets

TikTok user Haley Sharpe performs her choreography to Doja Cat's
While teens on TikTok may be seen as “cringey,” they’re actually incredibly creative
March 1, 2020
While teens on TikTok may be seen as “cringey,” they’re actually incredibly creative

Beyond the meme: “Ok, Boomer”

Beyond the meme: “Ok, Boomer”
Highlighting the constant undermining of our generation by Baby Boomers and the harmful consequences
November 19, 2019
Highlighting the constant undermining of our generation by Baby Boomers and the harmful consequences

J-Hope and Becky G release addictive remake of hip-hop track “Chicken Noodle Soup”

J-Hope and Becky G release
The significance of the two artists’ reinterpretation of the 2006 hit
September 30, 2019
The significance of the two artists’ reinterpretation of the 2006 hit

The rise of VSCO girls

Typical VSCO girls dawn bracelets and scrunchies on their hand which are related to other parts of their lives. Photo by Anish Vasudevan.
How a new fashion trend from TikTok has made its way into MVHS
September 27, 2019
How a new fashion trend from TikTok has made its way into MVHS
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