El Estoque

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

The importance of proper representation

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...

IASAs 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...

Rolling out the jade carpet: Exploring the recent surge in Asian representation in media

Rolling out the jade carpet: Exploring the recent surge in Asian representation in media

Hannah Lee, Emily Xia, Ruth Feng, Elena Khan, and Aditya Dash September 27, 2018
The impacts from new films "Crazy Rich Asians" and "To All the Boys I've Ever Loved"
Illustration by Elizabeth Han

Asian immigrant students are not welcome in an Asian community

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”...

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       If America is a mixing pot, then our entertainment industry...

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