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The mental game

The mental game

Roshan Fernandez and Rajas Habbu

November 21, 2018

or senior Akshay Gopalkrishnan, basketball has always been about his physical status. His coaches stress the importance of staying in shape, avoiding injuries and being able to perform at his fullest potential during games. But, Gopalkrishnan admits, there is a whole other side to athletics — the m...

Staff Editorial: Beauty matters, but for everyone

Staff Editorial: Beauty matters, but for everyone

El Estoque Staff

September 21, 2016

e have all heard the same, timeworn sayings: "Beauty is only skin deep.” “You are beautiful, just the way you are.” “It’s what’s inside that counts.” And — drumroll — the proverbial classic: “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” We cannot forget that the strongest symptoms of gender...

Two paths, one destination

Two paths, one destination

Cynthia Mao

April 9, 2012

Junior Douglas Sefton takes after his father in terms of height. “My dad’s 6-foot-3 and mom’s 5-foot-2. He’s a big fat white guy and she’s a small Chinese girl.” Sefton’s parents also have dissimilar personalities. Sefton’s father is more jocular, lenient and messy; his mother is stricter...

Intramural sports provides middle-ground opportunity

Intramural sports provides middle-ground opportunity

Sara Yang

April 7, 2011

For those who lack the time and energy, intramural sports offers a solid compromise Read More »...