El Estoque

A Warrior’s faith

A Warrior’s faith

Jai Uparkar

May 22, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

ike many other students during this period of time — filled with early finals and standardized tests — I was extremely stressed: watching the Golden State Warriors play the Rockets in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals, that is. I was sitting in a black leather armchair situated in the corner ...

A stroke of luck

A stroke of luck

Jai Uparkar and Katerina Pappas

November 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, From the magazine

praining her wrist and ankle, getting a concussion and running her car over her own foot was all it took for senior Amanda Wilson to believe in luck. There was one thing in common with in all these unfortunate mishaps: Wilson was not wearing her lucky necklace and ring. WHAT IS LUCK? Luck is defined by the Ox...

Ideas: How students and parents interact with different ideological beliefs

Stephanie Lam

April 6, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, From the magazine, Ideas, Special

Originally printed with the headline Familiar Tension on Apr. 6. Co authored by Mingjie Zhong To junior Manya Balachander, applying for a job at Jamba Juice seemed to be a natural part of the high school experience.Experiencing the workforce, learning to make money on her own. All of it seemed ...