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

Mindy Kaling’s “Never Have I Ever” disappoints

Mindy Kaling’s “Never Have I Ever” disappoints

Sreya Kumar

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


Rachel Jiang

April 14, 2020

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

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...

Lone Ranger: A factor for depression

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Rachel Jiang

November 5, 2019

Investigating the connection between mental illness and individualism promoted by our community

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

Asanuma spoons himself the shoyu (soy sauce) on his dango.

Zara Iqbal, Copy editor

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

Claire Yang

September 27, 2019

Officers introduce the club with a K-Pop choreography guessing game

Reflecting on the meaning of being a cultured American teenager

Reflecting on the meaning of being a cultured American teenager

Jasmine Lee

September 22, 2019

If you called me an uncultured American teenager four years ago, past me would agree. What is Netflix? What are Snapchat streaks? What’s it like going to the movies with friends? I was a stranger to all the above throughout middle school and freshman year of high school.  According to PR NewsWire...