El Estoque

Cupertino acts as a temporary home for many

Cupertino acts as a temporary home for many

Avni Prasad

December 10, 2016


Filed under Best of Opinion, Best Writing, Columns, Culture, Magazine, OPINION, Print Opinion

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]wo years ago, I joined the Facebook group “You know you are from Cupertino if you remember…” With about 10,000 members, the group engages in daily discussion about memories and places in Cupertino. But even after living in Cupertino for the last 16 years, I scroll through the...

To feel pretty: The emotional toll of beauty

To feel pretty: The emotional toll of beauty

Karen Sanchez

September 21, 2016


Filed under Best Writing, FEATURES, From the magazine, Print, To Be Beautiful

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s the class naturally split up, Senior Ethan Yao couldn't help but feel excluded. He stood by, watching them all pair off within themselves and chatter incoherently. Waiting. Wondering. He did what everyone else was doing: attending the class, participating, working. But he ju...

Breaking through the bubble: Crime in Cupertino

Breaking through the bubble: Crime in Cupertino

Ilena Peng

September 3, 2016


Filed under Best Writing, Interactives, Local, Multimedia, MULTIMEDIA PACKAGES, NEWS, News Editor's Picks

[dropcap]A[/dropcap] small suburb that many of us consider safe is defined by the titles of high-tech companies nearby. This town that almost 60,000 of us call home is so secure and understated that it’s referred to as the little bubble of Cupertino. But even in the tranquil community of Cupertin...