El Estoque

Immigration in the United States: A broken system

Immigration in the United States: A broken system

Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra

October 26, 2019

Reflecting on our experiences with America’s legal immigration system

Homecoming 2019: Behind the scenes

Homecoming 2019: Behind the scenes

Robert Liu, Shivani Gupta, Alyssa Hui, Anish Vasudevan, Shreshta Ranganathan, Leanna Sun, and Vivian Jiang

October 22, 2019

Homecoming week is an annual celebration filled with school spirit, class performances and an assortment of rally games. The lively skits performed by each class are the painstakingly percolated results of weeks of rehearsal and work — work that involved collaboration between students, staff and even...

Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir

Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir

Hannah Lee, Shuvi Jha, and Stuti Upadhyay

October 15, 2019

Community members reflect on former judge Aaron Persky's hire and consequent firing

50 Questions with Joe Kim

50 Questions with Joe Kim

Hannah Lee and Kamyar Moradi

September 29, 2019

In the third installment of the recurring series, El Estoque asks Joe Kim 50 questions in his classroom

Back to back: How boys volleyball overcame immense expectations

Back to back: How boys volleyball overcame immense expectations

Roshan Fernandez and Kamyar Moradi

May 22, 2019

elief — that’s what Coach Paul Chiu felt last year when the boys volleyball team took home its first major championship. He says it was delightful to watch everyone celebrate the NorCal Championship — the parents, the athletes, the community all rejoicing in the heat of the moment. But beyond th...

Recapping boys volleyball’s CCS championship and NorCal playoff run

Recapping boys volleyball’s CCS championship and NorCal playoff run

Roshan Fernandez

May 12, 2019

itting on the left-most side of the bench, Coach Paul Chiu clicked his pen rapidly. On, off, on, off — he kept doing it, paying close attention to his players on the court.   It was the third set of the CCS Championship, and his team had nearly made history by winning CCS for the first time in th...

Warming up

Warming up

Sreya Kumar, Charlotte Chui, Gauri Kaushik, Iman Malik, Ankit Gupta, and Tina Low

April 10, 2019

El Estoque documents how teams and athletes prepare for the big day