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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Twitter is set to receive significant changes following Elon Musks $44 billion takeover.

Jumping down the rabbit hole

Nameek Chowdhury and Krish Dev November 12, 2022

Twitter is a social media platform where users who can post text-based messages along with photos, videos and hyperlinks. Recently, the platform was acquired by billionaire and Tesla co-founder Elon Musk....

J-Hope and Becky G release Chicken Noodle Soup, a remake of the 2006 release.

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

Zara Iqbal, Copy editor September 30, 2019
The significance of the two artists’ reinterpretation of the 2006 hit
Graphic by Annie Zhang

Cross pollinating culture: why the Indian greeting “namaste” should not be popularized in the West

Aditi Dixit and Annie Zhang September 27, 2019
Unpacking the controversy behind Western usage of the Indian greeting “namaste”
Easy ways to read the news

Easy ways to read the news

Shivani Gupta, Staff Writer March 11, 2019
A few methods to quickly become informed
Stan Twitter culture

Stan Twitter culture

Zara Iqbal and Claire Yang September 15, 2018

tan Twitter.” The word “stan” is defined by Oxford Dictionary as an “overzealous or obsessive fan of a particular celebrity.” “Stan Twitter” refers to the individuals on Twitter who create...

The rise of AP test memes

The rise of AP test memes

Aanchal Garg May 25, 2018

As each AP testing season comes and goes, many students worry about the exams they have to take and the content they have to study. However, over the last couple of years, there’s been a rise in AP test...

Donald Trump’s unprofessionalism on Twitter stirs up anger in the U.S. and other nations

Donald Trump’s unprofessionalism on Twitter stirs up anger in the U.S. and other nations

Nathan Stevens October 20, 2017

uerto Rico’s death toll from Hurricane Maria rises to 48.” “At least 59 killed in Las Vegas shooting rampage, more than 500 others injured.” This month has been filled with tragic headlines like...

#DeleteUber is trending in response to the incident at JFK airport

#DeleteUber is trending in response to the incident at JFK airport

Chetana Ramaiyer February 5, 2017

Recently, the #DeleteUber has been trending on Twitter. More than 200,000 Uber accounts have been deleted, according to a report from The New York Times It all started on Jan. 28.  According to Forbes...

Storify: IDC Fantastics held Dec. 7

Storify: IDC Fantastics held Dec. 7

Mihir Patil December 7, 2012

Straight from  Cupertino High School, El Estoque reporters Yashashree Pisolkar, Eva Spitzen and Namrata Ramani are tweeting pictures and updates about the Fantastics district-wide rally. object width="650"...

Second presidential debate a step towards youth engagement

Second presidential debate a step towards youth engagement

Soumya Kurnool October 17, 2012

Although many reacted to the debate with GIFs and witty Twitter posts poking fun at Obama’s and Romney’s vicious attacks aimed at one another — including Obama’s jab about the size of Romney’s...

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