El Estoque

Vol. One: AirPods

Vol. One: AirPods

Kamyar Moradi

October 1, 2019

Why I believe AirPods are detrimental to society

Driving to the brink

Driving to the brink

Robert Liu and Anoop Iyer

September 27, 2019

Weighing the costs of driving in high school

Questions to love: Pick a dinner guest

Questions to love: Pick a dinner guest

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Sreya Kumar, and Annie Zhang

September 27, 2019

spin-off from The New York Times’s “The 36 Questions That Lead To Love,” El Estoque starts a new video series, with each video being a question from the list of 36. To start this series off, this month’s question is: “Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner...

The race to presidency

The race to presidency

Sreya Kumar and Rachel Jiang

September 27, 2019

People should avoid biased judgement of political candidates based on their appearances

All Aboard: Why we shouldn’t be shamed for jumping on the bandwagon

All Aboard: Why we shouldn’t be shamed for jumping on the bandwagon

Emily Xia

September 27, 2019

Why it's OK to follow lighthearted trends sometimes

Meaningful Protesting

Meaningful Protesting

Oishee Misra

September 25, 2019

Refuting my previous belief that protesting is ineffective

Reflecting on the meaning of being a cultured American teenager

Reflecting on the meaning of being a cultured American teenager

Jasmine Lee

September 22, 2019

If you called me an uncultured American teenager four years ago, past me would agree. What is Netflix? What are Snapchat streaks? What’s it like going to the movies with friends? I was a stranger to all the above throughout middle school and freshman year of high school.  According to PR NewsWire...

Positivity Podcast Ep. 1: Democratic debates

Positivity Podcast Ep. 1: Democratic debates

Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra

September 22, 2019

t’s easy to resign to dismay while attempting to stay informed about the latest news around the globe. That’s why opinion editors Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra discuss the silver linings that emerge from the seemingly limitless “bad news” shared daily.  On episode one, they discuss the...

Friendship: A closer look at what friendship can entail

Friendship: A closer look at what friendship can entail

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, Emily Xia, Neysa Singh, Anoop Iyer, and Robert Liu

September 20, 2019

hroughout our lives, our friendships are most likely what make or break our experiences. Our friends are the people we can confide in, the people we enjoy being around and the people we unfortunately take for granted more often than not. The following stories explore the intricacies and the remarkable ...

A moment of silence

A moment of silence

Rachel Jiang

September 19, 2019

America has emphasized its unethical actions towards foreign countries and victimized its own country

Taking over the senior legacy

Taking over the senior legacy

Stuti Upadhyay

September 18, 2019

Using the lessons I learned from graduated seniors to be a better mentor to underclassmen