El Estoque

The innovative and creative outlets around campus

Shanna Goldman sews a scrunchie during lunch at school.  Photo by Rucha Soman.

Ayah Ali-Ahmad and Shuvi Jha

March 10, 2019

You go to the store. You scour the shelves for that perfect item you’re looking for — the one with the right color, the right size, the right look. You smile, satisfied, as you put the item in the cart, proceeding to the checkout. For most of us, that’s how we attain the products of our daily lives ...

The art of perseverance: Three teachers share their passion for extreme hobbies

French teacher Sarah Finck  poses for a photo on one of her many skiing trips in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Photo used with the permission of Finck.

Swara Tewari

November 17, 2017

rench teacher Sarah Finck vividly remembers skiing down the slopes of Massachusetts as a child. She remembers the snowy landscape blurring into a mass of white, the cold mountain air whipping against her face. She remembers the exhilaration she felt, the rush and excitement. But most of all, she remem...

Behind the lens

Behind the lens

Yimeng Han

August 26, 2011

A common person might look at the world and only notice ordinary objects and conventionality. Senior Ben Yang, who first took up photography in his sophomore year, has trained himself to see the aesthetic beauty in everything around him. In February this year, Yang joined Project 365, a Flickr...