El Estoque

Mindy Kaling’s “Never Have I Ever” disappoints

Mindy Kaling’s “Never Have I Ever” disappoints

Sreya Kumar

April 29, 2020

Netflix’s new boundary-breaking series could have handled mature themes better

‘Kid Krow’: Conan Gray’s debut album surpasses expectations

‘Kid Krow’: Conan Gray’s debut album surpasses expectations

Lakshanyaa Ganesh

March 31, 2020

onan Gray is an artist from a small town in Texas known for hit singles like “Maniac” and “Crush Culture,” often compared to the likes of singer-songwriter Lorde. Now, as someone who views Lorde as royalty, I went into my first listens of his earlier singles with high expectations — and was ...

‘3.15.20’ review: Exploring Childish Gambino’s last album

Childish Gambino's newest cover for album

Anish Vasudevan

March 27, 2020

Childish Gambino delivers somewhat dull final studio album

Keshi delivers handcrafted perfection once again with EP ‘bandaids’

Keshi delivers handcrafted perfection once again with EP ‘bandaids’

Annie Zhang

March 26, 2020

o-fi hip hop producer and musician Casey Luong, known professionally by stage name “Keshi,” is a Houston-based artist who produces musical pieces laced with nostalgic themes — bittersweet heartbreak and depression, to name a few. Keshi’s discography is a fusion of acoustic rhythm, melodramatic vulner...

‘COVID-19 Quarantine Party’ Playlist review

With the growing concern over COVID-19, a playlist was jokingly made to shine light on the situation.

Emily Xia

March 19, 2020

Pandemic-inspired Spotify playlist is more meaningful than meets the eye

Students react to the Impossible Burger

Junior Sylvana Northrop reacts to the impossible burger.

Vivian Jiang and Shivani Gupta

January 20, 2020

Meat-eaters, vegetarians and vegans review the meat-alternative burger

Afuri Ramen and Dumpling Disappoints

Afuri Ramen +Dumpling sits comfortably next to a T-Mobile and a Sleep Number, drawing crowds seven days a week.

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer

January 11, 2020

The Cupertino counterpart of popular Tokyo ramen chain misses the mark on both flavor and service ⅗

The Weeknd’s single “Heartless” does not measure up to his musical legacy

The Weeknd’s single “Heartless” does not measure up to his musical legacy

Annie Zhang

December 5, 2019

The Weeknd reemerges into the music industry after a year-long hiatus with new track “Heartless”

Kanye West’s album “Jesus is King” is 27 minutes in heaven

Kanye West’s album “Jesus is King” is 27 minutes in heaven

Anish Vasudevan

November 4, 2019

West’s newest gospel-inspired project shows a transformation of his work

RareTea offers high quality teas

RareTea offers high quality teas

Charlotte Chui

November 4, 2019

Newly-opened Cupertino branch offers high quality teas