El Estoque

Movie poster of A Quiet Place. | Paramount Pictures

Halloween movie recommendations

Melody Cui and Gauri Manoj October 14, 2020
A mix of spooky classics and thriller movies to watch at home this Halloween
Seniors react to their professional portraits.

Picture perfect

Claire Wen October 13, 2020
Seniors react to their professional portraits
Gupta reads a large novel in an organized library. (Photo by Gupta's Father // Used with permission)

Turning pages: Changing perspectives through reading

Mira Wagner, Staff Writer October 12, 2020
Students detail their experiences with reading during quarantine along with the effects reading has on their overall perspectives
 Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B.'s hit single WAP is a boundary breaking anthem of women's sexual liberation

“Respect” to “WAP”: Examining the progress of women’s empowerment

Anushka De, Features Editor October 12, 2020
Exploring the dichotomy of women’s sexual liberation presented by songs throughout history

Blackpink’s ‘The Album’ shows stagnant artistic creativity

Annie Zhang October 6, 2020
K-pop girl group Blackpink’s first full length album fails to present musical growth despite being flavorful
Promotional Worlds 2020

Take Over: League of Legends Worlds at Shanghai

Justin E Kim and Aditya Shukla October 6, 2020
Insight into the massively popular Esports championship
Inconsistency on the R&B singer’s sophomore studio release severely limits its replay value

Joji’s ‘Nectar’ is a mixed bag

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer October 2, 2020
Inconsistency on the R&B singer’s sophomore studio release severely limits its replay value
The cover of the second edition of Le Canard designed by senior Victor Li.

Le Canard

Anjali Singh October 1, 2020
Student-run French Magazine aims to spread information about French Culture
An offical movie poster for the Disney live-action version of

Live action ‘Mulan’ is visually stunning and historically accurate, but lacks charm and focus

Vivian Jiang September 25, 2020
A fair stab at retelling the historical legend, but fails to meet expectations on-screen and sufficient Asian representation off-screen
Showcasing the top hits  of movies, shows, and songs over quarantine.

Top Hits: Summer 2020

Vivian Jiang September 25, 2020
What people watched and listened to this summer
Junior Jacob Vrabel began learning to play the guitar over the summer with help from his parents, as his dad has played guitar for 15 years, and his mom has played since she was young.

Budding musicians

Claire Wen September 25, 2020
Students share about learning new musical instruments during quarantine
Senior Winter Bloom posts a video on TikTok and adds text to make her content more relatable. Photo by Winter Bloom | Used with Permission

TikTok trends

Gauri Manoj September 25, 2020
Students discuss the latest trends on the popular social media app
Load More Stories