El Estoque

La Pluma is open for student submissions

La Pluma is open for student submissions

Stephanie Chang

November 26, 2011


Filed under Books, ENTERTAINMENT

“Imagination is the sub-conscious, internal view of a person. When you meet someone, you may see facts about them, but you don’t see how they think. Creativity lets that inner-self, that imagination show,” La Pluma president senior Michelle Jiang said. La Pluma is a club that was started in 2007 by class of 2010 alum...

Aspiring authors team up to take on NaNoWriMo

Aspiring authors team up to take on NaNoWriMo

Amrutha Dorai

November 1, 2011


Filed under Books, ENTERTAINMENT

The author of this article spent an hour staring at her computer screen wondering where to start. Juniors Ellen Do and Dania Khurshid will not have any such luxury. Come November, Do and Khurshid will have no time for writer’s block: they are collaborating to write a book during National Novel Writing Month. The basic challenge of NaNoWriMo, ...

Book: ‘The Death Cure’ fails to impress

Book: ‘The Death Cure’ fails to impress

Forest Liao

October 23, 2011


Filed under Books, ENTERTAINMENT

Quick, everyone run and hide. James Dashner’s new novel “The Death Cure” depicts a world struck by an international pandemic. The Flare, an artificially created disease, causes victims to slowly become unstable to the point of attacking others. Interestingly enough, the infected are not...

Book: ‘The Year of Fog’ brings clarity to human mind

Book: ‘The Year of Fog’ brings clarity to human mind

Smitha Gundavajhala

March 5, 2011


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‘The Year of Fog’ is a revealing look at time and value in the eyes of a mom-to-be Read More »...

Book: ‘Rising from the Abyss’ depicts personal Holocaust experience

Book: ‘Rising from the Abyss’ depicts personal Holocaust experience

Yaamini Venkataraman

December 11, 2010


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Sara Avinun’s personal thoughts on Holocaust shed light on dark time Read More »...

Our worst best friend, food

Our worst best friend, food

Aafreen Mahmood

February 21, 2010


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Author and journalist Michael Pollan reveals the truth behind food Read More »...

Land of the dead

Land of the dead

Tiffany Lau

August 23, 2009


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 Is this the new "Twilight"? Read More »...

Breaking Dawn, Breaking Hearts

Breaking Dawn, Breaking Hearts

Akshay Agrawal

October 29, 2008


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The final book of the "Twilight" series fails to deliver. Read More »...