El Estoque

Single-use plastics on the rise due to COVID-19 restrictions

Ritu Atreyas May 14, 2021
Exploring steps being taken to help restaurants minimize plastic use
Junior Shervin Jalilvand passes a long ball into the midfield.

Boys Soccer: MVHS defeats Cupertino High School 1-0

Devin Gupta, News and Web Editor March 21, 2021
The team secures its first win post-pandemic despite struggles with team chemistry
A twitter user captures an image of a CUSD parent in support of returning to schools.

CUSD discusses returning to in person learning

Lance Tong March 8, 2021
Exploring parents’, teachers’ and board members’ reaction to CUSDs reopening plan
Lloyd Holmes Profile Photo

Lloyd Holmes: the new president of De Anza College

Devin Gupta, News and Web Editor October 26, 2020
Holmes shares his experiences with race, education and giving back
Cupertino needs new progressive leadership

Cupertino needs new progressive leadership

Abdullah Memon October 23, 2020
Why we should elect JR Fruen and Hung Wei
Volunteer with megaphone speaks and chants on top of the barricade in front of the Sheriffs Office.

Nearly two thousand protestors gather in Cupertino

Ayah Ali-Ahmad June 12, 2020
South Bay protestors gather in Cupertino to demonstrate for the Black Lives Matter movement
Anthology editor and former Cupertino poet laureate Kaecey McCormick gives a speech recapping her experiences teaching workshops, judging contests and hosting readings. Instead of having the traditional poetry contest, McCormick decided to celebrate the end of her two-year term by publishing the anthology.

Community Poetry & Prose Night: A celebration of creativity

Iman Malik, Emily Xia, and Brian Xu March 14, 2020
Cupertino community members share their experiences contributing to a city-wide poetry anthology
Poetry contributor Jade Bradbury receives her copy of the anthology. After distribution, McCormick encouraged attendees to stay and socialize with one another.

Voices of Cupertino: The launch of the citywide anthology

Iman Malik and Emily Xia March 10, 2020
Community members gather to celebrate the release of Cupertino poetry and prose
A Fremont High School teacher shares about her experiences growing up undocumented, the relief that DACA brought her and the work she does now supporting undocumented students at her school.

Keep the dream alive

Jai Uparkar and Swara Tewari February 11, 2020
Community members discuss the personal and legal implications of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) being rescinded
Speaker Paula Larkin-Hutton holds up a rose stem while she describes the different parts of the rose and answers questions from the audience.

Winter Care of Roses: Master Gardeners learn about rose care

Jai Uparkar and Emily Xia January 17, 2020
Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County attend class in Cupertino Library
A child communicates with Santa as ASL interpreter Darlene Rochkind provides additional encouragement.

Signing Santa: City of Cupertino hosts Christmas event allowing deaf and hard of hearing children to interact with Santa

Brian Xu January 11, 2020

Christmas trees sparkling with red, green and blue lights surround the Quinlan Community Center’s Cupertino Room. Onstage, red and gold poinsettias adorn a cozy living-room scene: three large christmas...

A group of kids drink their steaming hot chocolate next to the decorated trees around the Quinlan Center.

Spruce it up: Cupertino Tree Lighting Ceremony

Jai Uparkar and Swara Tewari January 11, 2020
Cupertino community gathers for the annual tree lighting ceremony
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