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The illness of sickly beautification: romanticizing mental health

The illness of sickly beautification: romanticizing mental health
April 27, 2019

omanticization is a complexity — it unveils the allure in beliefs that are less than ideal. Series of “cute and psycho” posts on Tumblr and flurries of quotes bunched under the “pretty and dying”...

Rise from the rankings: Internet Famous

February 12, 2014

[dropcap1]Y[/dropcap1]ou may not know it, but there are famous people walking the hallways of MVHS. They take shape as singers, comedians, celebrity fan video creators — even bird enthusiasts — who...

Tumblr famous

November 20, 2013

On Oct. 30, we sat down with "Tumblr famous" junior Rikki Lee to discuss her experiences as a well known Tumblr blogger. El Estoque: Most Tumblr users regard being “Tumblr famous” as having several...

Who let the blogs out?

November 20, 2013

Students utilize blogging site for inspiration, writing and everything in between. Regardless of where you are on campus, chances are the person next to you has a Tumblr blog. The blogging website, which...

Students and parents react to bomb threat on Dec. 13

Students getting interviewed by local news station
December 13, 2012

Cupertino community is shocked by false threats sent earlier this morning. The vandalism which took place on Dec. 13 has already started to make an impact on MVHS students and the Cupertino...

Head to head: Tumblr a means of conforming to social conventions

Head to head: Tumblr a means of conforming to social conventions
November 20, 2012

According to the average high school student, Tumblr is the next best thing since sliced bread.  A microblogging social network, Tumblr allows users to reblog other user’s posts in addition to posting...

Head to head: Why Tumblr is beneficial to teenagers

Head to head: Why Tumblr is beneficial to teenagers
November 20, 2012

Tumblr, the epitome of  teenagers’ lives, is a micro blogging site that benefits teenagers all over the world in more ways than one. Tumblr allows them to create a short-blog or sometimes even portfolio. Combining...

Selective outrage at selective censorship is unfair

Selective outrage at selective censorship is unfair
April 8, 2012

In the ongoing debate about first amendment rights, an oft-contested concept has been that of levels of censorship in various media. It makes sense that professional publications would be held to a higher...

FUHSD substitute teacher charges students for editing papers

FUHSD substitute teacher charges students for editing papers
February 6, 2012

On Jan. 25, junior Victor Zhang posted an email exchange between him and substitute teacher Adam Wies on his Tumblr. The post received a large response from fellow students. Soon, teachers and students...

This season’s biggest trend: Tumblr

This season’s biggest trend: Tumblr
August 27, 2010

Students blog on Tumblr as a medium of self-expression What would happen if someone combined Twitter with Formspring, Wordpress with Facebook and current events with a diary? David Karp and Marco...

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