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Introversion and Extraversion

Introversion and Extraversion

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, Collin Qian, Shreshta Ranganathan, and Anish Vasudevan

April 10, 2020

or as long as we can remember, we've been placed in different personality boxes — more notably, the "introvert" or "extrovert" boxes. Especially in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we're all experiencing social distancing differently, depending on our introvert or extrovert tendencies. Beyond ...

El Estoque: The story behind the story

El Estoque: The story behind the story

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, Leanna Sun, Shuvi Jha, and Sarah Young

March 13, 2020

ou see our magazines perched on the corner table of every classroom, you see our social media posts and stories promoting our newest story, you even see us wearing quarterzips and sweatpants proudly urging you to #getstoqued. What you don't see as much, however, is the hard work that goes into providing...

Reactions to Tragedy

Reactions to Tragedy

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, Shuvi Jha, Leanna Sun, and Sarah Young

January 29, 2020

January was a month marked by a myriad of tragedies. Our childhood hero Kobe Bryant died, impeachment proceedings in the Senate further highlighted America's dangerous partisan divide, Australian bush fires continue to persist, and the coronavirus has created an atmosphere of heightened fear. In wake...

Childhood: An exploration of our past

Childhood: An exploration of our past

Aditi Dixit, Rachel Jiang, Sreya Kumar, Jasmine Lee, Emily Xia, and Annie Zhang

October 23, 2019

A collection of stories reminiscing about our childhood and how it impacts our future

Who do we idolize?

Who do we idolize?

El Estoque Staff

October 20, 2017

Identity

Identity

El Estoque Staff

September 15, 2017

Word on the Street: Immigrant

Word on the Street: Immigrant

Avni Prasad

March 10, 2017

my Chua, author of Battle Hymn of a Tiger Mother and a Chinese immigrant, scolded her oldest daughter Sophia for making fun of someone for having any kind of foreign accent. “Do you know what a foreign accent is? It’s a sign of bravery,” Chua said. That’s what being an immigrant was to...

To believe or not to believe

To believe or not to believe

Vivian Chiang

November 12, 2016

Between the lines of every religion, old-age tale and culture, there lies a plethora of superstitious ideals. Superstitions, whether made up by children to taunt one another or told by the elderly inauspiciously, leave different impressions on those who hear them. Click on each image below to see five...