El Estoque

Exams in motion

Exams in motion

Brian Xu

October 15, 2018

Sophomore Upasana Dilip stared into her computer screen, reading and rereading a clump of questions from a past Calculus exam. She yawned before looking down at her notes, desperately scanning the numbers for a strategy to break through the stubborn question. It was already midnight, far too late to conta...

Where does the gender gap STEM from?

Where does the gender gap STEM from?

Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra

August 30, 2018

Loud voices emanate from an AP Physics C classroom as students frantically prepare for their upcoming exam. Senior Anisha Sinha struggles alongside her group mates as they attempt to figure out a particularly challenging problem. As they discuss, Sinha notices something. They’re all girls. She looks ...

Seventh period AP Physics conflicts with 2013-2014 sports

Juniors Rahul Madanahalli and Aravind Sivakumar drafted a petition to request that AP Physics be prevented from becoming a seventh period class. 27 students out of the 40 who requested AP Physics, signed the petition. Photo used with permission of Rahul Madanahalli.

Joyce Varma

August 22, 2013

Students petition administration to schedule class in an earlier period, but are rejected. Read More »...