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Beyond the Ballot

Beyond the Ballot

El Estoque Staff

November 2, 2016


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The election is in a week and it's not all about the presidency. El Estoque explored the election from a national, state and local perspective. Click below to find out about more about the election, from state propositions to the outside influences that affect our vote. [button link="http://elestoque.org/election/election.html" color="defaul...

THE WHISPER OF A DREAM: What the American Dream means to parents, students and teachers

THE WHISPER OF A DREAM: What the American Dream means to parents, students and teachers

Daniel Lin

October 2, 2016


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America's roots are deeply engrained in the immigrants that arrived there. From the Pilgrims' first landing in the 17th century to the plight of the Irish peoples in the mid-19th century, the movement of foreigners to the United States plays an invaluable role in American identity. Today, the spirit...

One man’s treasure: Cupertino’s city-wide Garage Sale

One man’s treasure: Cupertino’s city-wide Garage Sale

Aanchal Garg

September 22, 2016


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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he conventional American neighborhood seems to be disappearing — at least in Cupertino. Residents don’t crowd over lemonade stands, block parties aren’t held every week and neighbors don’t exactly bake each other apple pies. The wave of immigrants in Cupertino has replaced a ...

Excuses

Excuses

Krishna Sunder

September 16, 2016


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Ranging anywhere from “my dog ate my homework” to “I have a family reunion today,” excuses are a large part of how people sometimes cope with social and academic situations. In this package, we explore how excuses pop up in the form of body shaming, religious situations, homework amounts and...

A Look at the Paralympics

A Look at the Paralympics

Akshara Majjiga

September 8, 2016


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One sporting event that stands out among all others are the Paralympics. According to BBC, there is no event that is more large-scale and has as much historic value. 160 countries compete with over 4300 athletes, all with varying disabilities. The world becomes a stage as athletes from countries all...

Breaking through the bubble: Crime in Cupertino

Breaking through the bubble: Crime in Cupertino

Ilena Peng

September 3, 2016


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[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...