El Estoque

Playing the Race Card

Playing the Race Card

Manasa Sanka

April 7, 2014


Filed under Centerspread, Print

As the rain beat down in front of the Cupertino library on March 2, sophomore May Cui noticed many people waving signs and chanting “Say no to SCA 5.” They had one predominant feature: they were primarily Asian. Senate Constitution Amendment No. 5. allows for affirmative action in public education....

STEM-ing of equality

STEM-ing of equality

Mihir Joshi

September 26, 2012


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  According to the American Society for Engineering Education, in 2008 men received more than 4 times the bachelor's degrees engineering than women did. The Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics club that was founded this year attempts to aid in the process of counteracting fig...

What were you thinking?

What were you thinking?

Daniel Tan

October 17, 2011


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It was 2 a.m. With a pounding pulse and shaking legs, he carefully unlocked three deadbolts and turned the doorknob. Fearing the creaking door would wake his mom up, he paused every few seconds. He knew he was doing something he shouldn't have been. A noise from inside froze him in his tr...

Times change, teachers don’t

Times change, teachers don’t

Daniel Tan

May 16, 2011


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Little difference between old, new teachers in technology, teaching spirit   Read More »...

Bridging the gap with family bonds

Bridging the gap with family bonds

Cynthia Mao

May 16, 2011


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Despite generation gaps, the Feng family finds common ground through understanding, love Read More »...

Snitch: examining the phenomenon

Snitch: examining the phenomenon

Jordan Lim

April 8, 2011


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Students battle a culture of peer pressure, complacency when reporting peers to authorities Read More »...

What if I do tell?

Morahd Shawki

April 8, 2011


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Delgado explains process Read More »

Teachers who inspire daily

Teachers who inspire daily

Tracy Zhang

October 22, 2010


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Three students share how teachers actively shape their futures Read More »...

Junior changes religion, discovers self

Junior changes religion, discovers self

Shanthi Guruswamy

September 29, 2010


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  Ian Hurtado converts to paganism to follow his heart Read More »...

Religious students share perspectives, clarify misconceptions

Cynthia Mao

September 29, 2010


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  Representatives of three religions convene to discuss issues that affect freedom of belief Read More »...

Land of the free

Land of the free

Arifa Aziz

September 22, 2010


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  Is our community as tolerant as it claims to be? Read More »...