El Estoque

Why I smile

Why I smile

Brian Xu

October 25, 2019

How I started to adopt the seemingly trivial practice of smiling more often

Out of line

Out of line

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 to all the above throughout middle school and freshman year of high school.  According to PR NewsWire...

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. There were two rounds to the challenge — in the first round, the students ate Nongshim Shin Ram...

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 like DNA replication, photosynthesis and population genetics for his students to watch. But the lec...

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 has garnered the attention of millions of fans internationally? And in particular, what is it about th...

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 make videos, take pictures and run blogs that reach thousands of people across the Internet everyday....

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. Read More »

Asian Americans’ new role in entertainment

Asian Americans’ new role in entertainment

Nona Penner

August 29, 2010

 Asian American artists emerge in the entertainment industry to change and redefine stereotypes   Read More »...

Rapper strives for musical rhapsody

Rapper strives for musical rhapsody

Sara Yang

August 27, 2010

Meet senior Kevin Zhang, classical pianist turned rapper    Read More »...