El Estoque

Le Canard

The cover of the second edition of Le Canard designed by senior Victor Li.
Student-run French Magazine aims to spread information about French Culture
October 1, 2020
Student-run French Magazine aims to spread information about French Culture

K-pop’s cultural appropriation issue

ILLUSTRATION | TYLER CHO AND SHRESHTA RANGANATHAN
Students and alumni weigh in on problematic racial representation within the Korean music industry
September 19, 2020
Students and alumni weigh in on problematic racial representation within the Korean music industry

The importance of proper representation

An Asian woman phasing into a sketch of herself, representing a loss of identity. Illustration | Sophia Ma
The misrepresentation of Asian communities is damaging
September 19, 2020
The misrepresentation of Asian communities is damaging

Mindy Kaling’s “Never Have I Ever” disappoints

Mindy Kaling’s “Never Have I Ever” disappoints
Netflix’s new boundary-breaking series could have handled mature themes better
April 29, 2020
Netflix’s new boundary-breaking series could have handled mature themes better

The symbol of a face mask in America versus Asia

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Examining the reasons why Americans aren’t encouraged to wear masks as opposed to Asian countries
April 14, 2020
Examining the reasons why Americans aren’t encouraged to wear masks as opposed to Asian countries

COVID-19 changes religious and cultural rituals

Junior Roya Ahmadi shares her home celebration of Persian New Year on Instagram.
Shelter-in-place brings cultural and religious activities to a standstill
April 2, 2020
Shelter-in-place brings cultural and religious activities to a standstill

The US versus Africa: Toxic Individualism

Exploring how Africa’s emphasis on building community would be helpful to further America’s overall mental health
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...

Lone Ranger: A factor for depression

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Investigating the connection between mental illness and individualism promoted by our community
November 5, 2019
Investigating the connection between mental illness and individualism promoted by our community

Seeds of Tranquility: Investigating the growth of Tranquil Tuesday

Seeds of Tranquility: Investigating the growth of Tranquil Tuesday
Looking into the creation of the self-care initiative and thoughts from Tranquil Tuesday volunteers and participants
October 30, 2019
Looking into the creation of the self-care initiative and thoughts from Tranquil Tuesday volunteers and participants

Officers of Japanese Club illustrate what ‘dango’ means in Japanese tradition

Asanuma spoons himself the shoyu (soy sauce) on his dango.
The club serves sweet rice dumpling balls for its first food event
October 8, 2019
The club serves sweet rice dumpling balls for its first food event

Korean Club: Dancing into the new year

Students settle down as the club officers begin introducing themselves and go over a short presentation about the club. Photo by Claire Yang
Officers introduce the club with a K-Pop choreography guessing game
September 27, 2019
Officers introduce the club with a K-Pop choreography guessing game

Cross pollinating culture: why the Indian greeting “namaste” should not be popularized in the West

Cross pollinating culture: why the Indian greeting
Unpacking the controversy behind Western usage of the Indian greeting “namaste”
September 27, 2019
Unpacking the controversy behind Western usage of the Indian greeting “namaste”
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