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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

Discord music bot Groovy shuts down | Photo courtesy of Unsplash

Discord music bot Groovy shuts down

Minjae Kang September 22, 2021
How MVHS students feel about the takedown due to YouTube’s Cease and Desist order
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
MVHS YouTubers during shelter-in-place

MVHS YouTubers during shelter-in-place

Jasmine Lee, Staff writer May 20, 2020

With the start of remote learning, many MVHS students have used their extra time at home  creatively. Some are learning new instruments such as the ukulele and guitar, while others are dedicating time...

Brief history of dalgona coffee

Brief history of dalgona coffee

Zara Iqbal, Staff writer May 2, 2020
A timeline on how the beverage became popular across the world
Why I smile

Why I smile

Brian Xu October 25, 2019
How I started to adopt the seemingly trivial practice of smiling more often
Reflecting on the meaning of being a cultured American teenager

Reflecting on the meaning of being a cultured American teenager

Jasmine Lee September 22, 2019

If you called me an uncultured American teenager four years ago, past me would agree. What is Netflix? What are Snapchat streaks? What’s it like going to the movies with friends? I was a stranger...

Spicing it up: Korean Club and Bite Club hold a Fire Noodle Challenge meeting

Spicing it up: Korean Club and Bite Club hold a Fire Noodle Challenge meeting

Hannah Lee April 6, 2018

n March 29, Korean Club and Bite Club collaborated to host the Fire Noodle Challenge, which has recently gained popularity on Youtube. More than 75 students attended the meeting in order to try the ramen....

Jones React: Reddit Video Comments

Jones React: Reddit Video Comments

Becca Zheng March 17, 2017

n March 2, Reddit user “gandhiissquidward” posted a video to Reddit of biology teacher Kyle Jones’ lecture on antibiotic resistance. On his YouTube channel, Jones uploads lectures about biology topics...

Channeling You: MVHS students describe how Youtubers affect their daily lives

Channeling You: MVHS students describe how Youtubers affect their daily lives

Shriya Deshpande November 18, 2015

yler Oakley: 7.7 million subscribers. Troye Sivan: 3.6 million subscribers. Dan and Phil: 1.6 million subscribers. The large numbers above beg the question: What is it about these individuals that...

Rise from the rankings: Internet Famous

Yuna Lee 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...

iPrism firewall lifted

iPrism firewall lifted

Ashish Samaddar August 22, 2013

Modified iPrism firewall allows students to access previously banned sites on any device while on campus. Students this year gain greater Internet freedom for educational purposes with the iPrism...

Asian Americans’ new role in entertainment

Asian Americans’ new role in entertainment

Nona Penner August 30, 2010

 Asian American artists emerge in the entertainment industry to change and redefine stereotypes       If America is a mixing pot, then our entertainment industry...

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