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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Women who play video games become a target for verbal attacks.

The Virtual Glass Ceiling

Melody Cui and Kathryn Foo November 16, 2022
Examining the repercussions of women playing video games
The MVHS community reflects on their experiences with console gaming

The MVHS community reflects on their experiences with console gaming

Crystal Cheng and Shivani Verma December 8, 2021
Exploring how gaming has impacted MVHS community members’ lives
Streaming in the MVHS community

Streaming in the MVHS community

Justin E Kim and Aditya Shukla May 21, 2021
Students and faculty describe their experiences with streaming video games
Two players cooperate in a football video game as an experimental form of therapy.

Game-changing therapy

Brian Xu December 16, 2020
Understanding therapist Monet Goldman’s unique approach to mental health in the video gaming community
The main cover poster for the game Among Us, released on June 15, 2018.

How the smash hit “Among Us” caught on

Aditya Shukla October 21, 2020
Online game allows groups of friends socialize during quarantine
Posters of the video games Battlegrounds, Among Us, and Fall Guys. | Photos from Pc Gamer, Game Breaves,  DevolverDigital

Video games that peaked over summer

Melody Cui September 16, 2020
A review of Battlegrounds, Fall Guys and Among Us
“Animal Crossing: New Horizons” grows in popularity

“Animal Crossing: New Horizons” grows in popularity

Zara Iqbal and Emily Xia May 21, 2020
Discussing the traction Nintendo’s newest game has gained
MV Esports and Gaming Association host first Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament

MV Esports and Gaming Association host first Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament

Ayah Ali-Ahmad October 21, 2019
24 gamers compete in a Super Smash Friday tourney
From coding to gaming

From coding to gaming

Varsha Venkat May 31, 2013

Java students apply programming knowledge to make video games.   //

Livestream: League of Legends Tournament

Livestream: League of Legends Tournament

Yimeng Han January 16, 2013

Watch live video from combining on www.twitch.tv Starting on Jan. 14, Leadership began hosting the League of Legends Tournament, a competition in which teams of students compete online in a multiplayer,...

Video Games: real stories from a virtual world

Video Games: real stories from a virtual world

Dickson Tsai December 10, 2010

Students recount standout video gaming experiences This project relates to content in the December 9, 2010 El Estoque Print issue. Junior Nick Kau, freshman Alexander Pieb, and senior Mohit...

Video Game: Halo reaches new heights

Video Game: Halo reaches new heights

Akshay Agrawal September 25, 2010

  Bungie Studios perfects the Halo franchise with “Halo: Reach”   It all started in 2001, when Bungie Studios’  “Halo: Combat Evolved”...

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