El Estoque

Homecoming spirit, still high, is affected by academics

Homecoming spirit, still high, is affected by academics

Shriya Deshpande

October 9, 2016

hen the Homecoming tradition started in the late 1800's, it consisted of parts similar to those we have today: a football game, a parade and a dance. But over time, Homecoming spirit has fluctuated and students have come to prioritize different parts of the spirit week. Some students choose to dress up ...

Santa hats, ugly sweaters and reindeer antlers

Santa hats, ugly sweaters and reindeer antlers

Caitlyn Tjong

December 2, 2015

The second dress-up day of Holiday Week was themed favorite holiday characters--reindeer, Santa Claus, carrot-nosed snowmen. Students donned deep red Santa hats trimmed with soft, white fluff and pompoms, antlers of brown and green paper taped together or hastily borrowed from a friend and vivid, patterned...

2017 unites as a class to rise up to the top during Homecoming week

2017 unites as a class to rise up to the top during Homecoming week

Aanchal Garg

October 13, 2015

t’s a new year for the class of 2017 as they transition from being sophomores to juniors. With Homecoming on the way, the upperclassmen now have a new goal in mind: winning first place. The juniors will put in their all to do the best they can at events like quad decs, dress-up days and the rally ...

Defining spirit: Tall & Short, homecoming 2013

Yuna Lee

September 29, 2013

rom quad decs to dress-up days to the rally, Homecoming gives students plenty of opportunities to display their class spirit. With all students participating in the festivities to varying extents, the experience is unique to each person. Join staffers Nathan Desai and Robert Sulgit as they explore the...