El Estoque

Six types of dietary preferences

Six types of dietary preferences

Aanchal Garg

March 3, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Lifestyle

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Two easy recipes to make with Girl Scout cookies

Two easy recipes to make with Girl Scout cookies

Aanchal Garg

February 28, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Lifestyle

The coconut crunch of a Samoa, the refreshing aroma of a Thin Mint, the subtle powdery stains left by a Savannah Smile – each cookie adds to the excitement of the 2017 Girl Scout cookie season. Across campus, mouths water as Girl Scouts make their way through classrooms and corridors to sell a variety...

Restaurant Roulette: Nick the Greek

Restaurant Roulette: Nick the Greek

Bill Cheng

February 9, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Lifestyle, Restaurant Roulette, Reviews

[su_dropcap style="flat"]T[/su_dropcap]wice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around Cupertino and takes a chance by asking the waiter to personally choose our food for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme with Nick the Greek, located on Hollenbeck Ave.     Overal...

Design it: Students detail their interests in fashion and their process

Design it: Students detail their interests in fashion and their process

Himani Yalamaddi

February 9, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion, From the magazine, Lifestyle

[su_dropcap style="flat"]I[/su_dropcap]n a small room of long-legged models strutting down runways, clicking their heels with every step, senior Yiting Li had an epiphany. There, at the age of five or six, she realized her calling: fashion design. Li has her mother to thank for the experiences that...

Technology of Tomorrow: What teachers expect from future advancements

Technology of Tomorrow: What teachers expect from future advancements

Dylan Tsai

February 8, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Lifestyle

[su_dropcap style="flat"]A[/su_dropcap]s humanity’s technological goals grow, the time it’ll take to achieve them seems vast. However, the technology of the future is a lot closer than it seems. Even if time travel is still far in the future, almost equally impactful breakthroughs are just around...

Do-It-Yourself

Do-It-Yourself

Dylan Tsai

January 16, 2017


Filed under D.I.Y, ENTERTAINMENT, Entertainment featured, Lifestyle

Do-it-yourself projects have become a major trend across the country because of their relative ease, low cost and opportunity to customize. Whether it be re-creating expensive styles, making personalized objects or just adding an individual touch to an everyday task, the option to D.I.Y has allowed people...

Homemade Hipster: Shrinky Dinks

Homemade Hipster: Shrinky Dinks

Stephanie Lam

January 11, 2017


Filed under D.I.Y, ENTERTAINMENT, Homemade Hipster, Lifestyle

When looking for accessories to wear, it can sometimes be a challenge to find things that are both cheap and cute. Save yourself the hassle by making your own Shrinky Dink accessories. Shrinky Dinks were a popular toy in the 1980s that could shrink any design drawn on its flexible plastic sheet into...

Holiday Treats: How to make Mexican hot chocolate

Holiday Treats: How to make Mexican hot chocolate

Trisha Kholiya

December 31, 2016


Filed under D.I.Y, ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Homemade Hipster, Lifestyle

Escape the cold winter with a steaming cup of hot chocolate. Simple and quick to create, this hot chocolate will keep you warm and wanting more.

Three comfort food recipes to get in the winter spirit

Three comfort food recipes to get in the winter spirit

Aanchal Garg

December 7, 2016


Filed under Best of Entertainment, BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, ENTERTAINMENT, Entertainment Digital, Food, Lifestyle

Additional reporting by Ananya Bhat [dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith winter break coming, many students recognize the feeling of wanting to cuddle up and eat warm and tasty food. From smooth, aromatic cheesecake to warm, crunchy fried rice, eating to your heart’s content is an important of the holiday season. ...

Learn how to make three simple origami crafts

Sharjeel Rahman

December 7, 2016


Filed under D.I.Y, ENTERTAINMENT, Lifestyle

Origami, originating in Japan, is the intricate art of paper folding. The primary goal of origami is to fold a square sheet of paper and transform it into a finished model. These origami models make wonderful gifts because of their thoughtfulness and ease to make. This holiday season, gift one of...

Crochet for dummies: How to do the single crochet stitch

Crochet for dummies: How to do the single crochet stitch

Himani Yalamaddi

December 7, 2016


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, D.I.Y, ENTERTAINMENT, Lifestyle

Despite crochet’s unfortunate reputation as a skill reserved for grandmas and the like, learning it comes with benefits for all of us. Knowing crochet lets you make personalized items for cheap; especially with the holiday season approaching, the skill can help you whip up a few presents such as...