El Estoque

Looking through orange lenses

Looking through orange lenses

Rachel Jiang

November 18, 2019

The reasons why I decided to wear bright colors and how that changed my personality.

The metamorphosis of self

The metamorphosis of self

Annie Zhang

October 1, 2019

INFP-T. 89% introverted. 70% intuitive. 93% feeling. 56% prospecting. 87% turbulent.  The Myers-Briggs personality profiling test, or 16Personalities, is a free 100 question test where users select answers from a scale of agree to disagree about a plethora of scenarios — social situations, what-ifs, career prospect...

Always a piece away

Always a piece away

Rachel Jiang

September 11, 2019

Exploring how stamps have inspired me to do things that define me right now

The race for admission: Lying about racial identity just isn’t worth it

The race for admission: Lying about racial identity just isn’t worth it

Elizabeth Han

April 22, 2016

Story by Amita Mahajan and Elizabeth Han e’ve grown up in a world where we’re taught that “lying is bad.” But when the exact consequences are minimal and the benefits add on, the urge to lie heightens and ultimately, we go against what we’ve been taught our entire lives. And for students at M...

Spurious: Students adopt alternative identities

Spurious: Students adopt alternative identities

Renee Pu

January 22, 2016

Co-written by Sanjana Murthy Beginning in 2016, CollegeBoard will offer a new version of the SAT with a revamped vocab section aimed to dissuade students from using flashcards to “memorize obscure words.” Instead, the test will focus on common and useful words offered in a broad context. As we ...