El Estoque

Earthquakes strike the Bay Area

Earthquakes strike the Bay Area

Ria Kolli

January 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ophomore Afreen Azad had turned off the lights and was just about to go to bed around 2 a.m. when she suddenly felt like someone was shaking her bed. Azad’s first thought was that her house was being robbed. “I heard from someone who lives near our street that there was a person k...

Halloween around the Bay Area

Halloween around the Bay Area

Helen Chao

November 13, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Nowadays, Halloween is associated with sugar-high children and a mass of Moana clones scurrying from door to door, leaving a Hansel and Gretel trail of candy wrappers in their wake. Of course, that’s the most stereotypical image brought to mind, but Halloween celebrations are more varied than the traditional...

Poor air quality affects the Bay Area

Poor air quality affects the Bay Area

Jai Uparkar

October 10, 2017


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]here was a hint of smoke in the air and no one could detect the source. The grey haze looked like the common fog that hugs the coast of the Bay Area during the mornings. Early in the morning on Monday, October 9, the wind in Northern California had blown smoke from multiple fires...

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...

Sunday Projects: Model airplane flying in the Bay Area

Sunday Projects: Model airplane flying in the Bay Area

Kristin Chang

November 23, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Sunday Projects

Story co-written by Trisha Kholiya and Mingjie Zhong. Additional reporting by Anjana Melvin and Sarah Robinson. FLYING HIGH IN THE BAY AREA: MODEL AIRPLANES, CLOTHESPINS AND DUST-RED AIR by El Estoque Online on Exposure ...

All yule need for the holidays

All yule need for the holidays

Yashashree Pisolkar

December 17, 2012


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine, Main slider, Print entertainment

The lead up to the the holidays may seem premature. The tree lighting ceremonies at the Quinlan Community Center and the annual Christmas carols at the Cupertino Library happen almost an entire month before Christmas bells start ringing. Even then, the early lights and carols have become tradition...

STORIFY: Meteor spotted over Bay Area Oct. 17

STORIFY: Meteor spotted over Bay Area Oct. 17

Anushka Patil

October 18, 2012


Filed under Main slider, NEWS

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