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Time for the U.S administration to speak up

Time for the U.S administration to speak up

Stuti Upadhyay

February 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, OPINION, Opinion Digital, Politics

#MeToo. #TimesUp. The campaign has swept through the nation. It’s in the press, it’s on social media, it’s printed on t-shirts and written on signs. The campaign echoes the demands of thousands of people who are coming together for change. But little does it matter if the most powerful people in...

How the tide hasn’t turned: Residents express Cupertino’s consistency

How the tide hasn’t turned: Residents express Cupertino’s consistency

Shriya Deshpande

December 7, 2016


Filed under Culture, OPINION, Opinion Digital, Videos

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]rom pearl milk tea and falafels to Apple computers and iPhones, Cupertino is defined by its cultural, technological and educational advancements. In some aspects, the city has changed drastically over the years but there are also some aspects in which it hasn’t. Explore what Cupertino...

The issue of authenticity

The issue of authenticity

Aditi Desai

March 18, 2016


Filed under Editorial, OPINION, Opinion Digital

Fusion food has been a part of our diet for as long as we can remember. Whether it be a Chipotle-run at night, or T-Pumps with our friends, we’ve all consumed some type of dish that features a blend of foods from different cultures. When we eat food that has roots in another culture, we don’t stop...

#FilteringReality

#FilteringReality

El Estoque Staff

December 12, 2015


Filed under Opinion Digital

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]e have entered a new age, one of connectivity, perhaps, hypersensitivity. What makes this such an intangibility is that it is a concept that transcends traditional human interaction— every single human has the potential to be accessible to one another on something we call the social...

From story to story

From story to story

Miloni Vora

December 12, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Opinion Digital

Co-authored by Aditi Desai If we really think about it, social media is prevalent in every aspect of our lives. When we log onto Facebook, it asks us, “What’s on your mind?” When we use Twitter we’re asked, “What’s happening?” And apps such as Snapchat, Instagram and Pinterest allow...

How Do You Feel: Movies in the classroom

How Do You Feel: Movies in the classroom

Tal Marom

December 12, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Opinion Digital, Print

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the modern day classroom, one challenge that teachers are virtually always confronted by is keeping students engaged. Whether by organizing games or assigning group projects, it seems that our teachers are always trying to find new methods to keep us interested. Among the most w...

The elephant in the room: The pen is mightier than the barbell

The elephant in the room: The pen is mightier than the barbell

Pranav Jandhyala

December 12, 2015


Filed under Columns, OPINION, Opinion Digital

It was the summer before freshman year when I decided to play high school football. All of the anxious first year players, myself included, stepped into the weight room one by one. We later took our initial physical measurements. My height was the first thing measured: 4 feet 11 inches. Then my weight:...

Out of the Blue: Could you do me a favor?

Out of the Blue: Could you do me a favor?

Maya Murthy

December 12, 2015


Filed under Columns, Commentary, OPINION, Opinion Digital

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t feels like every few weeks there's news of another major shooting: it's a normal day of screaming about body counts and the psychological profile of a lone wolf, a rising shout of confusion and sickness that festers in the gaping wound we can't manage to stitch together. Som...

Giving more than the conventional: Donating menstrual supplies aids forgotten homeless population

Giving more than the conventional: Donating menstrual supplies aids forgotten homeless population

Maya Murthy

December 12, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Opinion Digital

[dropcap]A[/dropcap] s the weather outside gets colder and the holiday season gets underway, the public impulse to donate to the less fortunate begins to ramp up. People all over have begun leaving bags of canned goods and old clothes, toys and school supplies as part of school fundraisers in the hopes...