El Estoque

The importance of proper representation

An Asian woman phasing into a sketch of herself, representing a loss of identity. Illustration | Sophia Ma

Sophia Ma, Staff Writer

September 19, 2020

The misrepresentation of Asian communities is damaging

The US versus Africa: Toxic Individualism

Lakshanyaa Ganesh

December 13, 2019

ords, the corporate ladder, and individualism are cornerstones of the American experience. Our culture is one defined by self-driven success, where relying on a network or community is only used for individual promotion. If we don’t move out of parents’ houses by age 20, we’re looked down upon. Am...

IASA’s plans for the year

IASA's plans for the year

Shuvi Jha

September 28, 2018

IASA, which stands for Indo-American Student Association, held its first meeting of the year on Sept. 20 in room E201. The room was abuzz with rounds of laughter, as students from different racial backgrounds played a friendly game of Bollywood Kahoot. Samosas were passed out at the end of the lunch per...

Asian immigrant students are not welcome in an Asian community

Illustration by Elizabeth Han

Elizabeth Han

March 13, 2017

hen sophomore Elisa Hsu first saw America with her own eyes, she realized her expectations of the foreign country strayed far from reality. Back in China, as she uttered “Kennedy Middle School” under her breath, she pictured a classroom full of blonde hair and blue eyes. The name screamed white culture — maybe some black culture on a second thought — but never her...

Asian Americans’ new role in entertainment

Asian Americans’ new role in entertainment

Nona Penner

August 30, 2010

 Asian American artists emerge in the entertainment industry to change and redefine stereotypes   Read More »...