El Estoque

The Super Bowl Halftime Show: Disappointment on top of disappointment

The Super Bowl Halftime Show: Disappointment on top of disappointment

Keshav Taneja, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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On Nov. 26, 2018, Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of “Spongebob,” passed away after a short battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). To honor Hillenburg, many Spongebob fans petitioned that Maroon 5 perform the infamous “Sweet Victory” song from the season three episode “Band Geeks” ...

Love Letters Galore

Love Letters Galore

Flora Peng

February 12, 2019


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“Dear FUHSD students…” On Dec. 25, 2018, the Instagram account @fuhsdloveletters began accepting anonymous confessions and letters from all FUHSD students. Since then, it has gained over 1,800 followers and created over 500 posts ranging from enthusiastic self-love proclamations to racy s...

A twist on the expected

Hannah Lee, Emily Xia, Ayah Ali-Ahmad, and Gauri Kaushik

February 8, 2019


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Students try new Oreo flavors

Dessert Detectives: Flower Flour

Dessert Detectives: Flower Flour

Alyssa Hui

February 8, 2019


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Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste

Dear Change,

Dear Change,

Lakshanyaa Ganesh

February 6, 2019


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You and I go way back. You and the majority of people on Earth have a history, I suppose, but I’d like to think that our relationship is special. It’s taken me a while to learn how to love you, and yet even now I don’t really know if I can say I truly, truly love you all that much. I’ve spent a la...

Passed down

Passed down

Alyssa Hui and Annie Zhang

February 6, 2019


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Stored away in the attic or showcased on mantels, heirlooms help families remember loved ones or keep cultural or religious traditions alive. Ordinary objects and possessions accumulate overtime, and to many, these heirlooms are special. The emotional values they hold, the stories behind them and wha...

DSLR Deconstructed

Jahan Razavi

February 6, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

single-lens reflex camera, or DSLR, is the modern-day equivalent of a film camera. These use digital storage, often in the form of secure digital (SD) cards, which are a cheaper and sturdier alternative to rolls of film. In addition, the time required to gain access to digital photos is far shorter,...

A letter to the refugees

A letter to the refugees

Tabitha Mendez

January 27, 2019


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A column on my visit to Tijuana, Mexico

A taste from home: Japanese club prepares yakisoba for its members

A taste from home: Japanese club prepares yakisoba for its members

Emily Xia and Zara Iqbal

January 27, 2019


Filed under Briefs, ENTERTAINMENT, Food

Water? “Hai, mizu.” Yes. A Japanese club officer balanced the bowl of water precariously as she handed it off to the other. Crackling and sizzling sounds filled the air, and the unique smell of the Japanese traditional noodle, yakisoba, wafted through the halls, its scent reaching to the end ...