El Estoque

More Cupertino residents start using NextDoor

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Rachel Jiang

April 2, 2020

Exploring how the city stays connected and updated through a social-networking app

English teacher Mark Carpenter opens a Curious Cat account

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Rachel Jiang

March 22, 2020

Investigating one teacher’s approach to connecting with their students during the shelter-in-place order

Inner battles

Inner battles

Hannah Lee and Brian Xu

October 25, 2019

Exploring the impact individuals can make in the lives of students facing internal struggles

Asian immigrant students are not welcome in an Asian community

Illustration by Elizabeth Han

Elizabeth Han

March 13, 2017

hen sophomore Elisa Hsu first saw America with her own eyes, she realized her expectations of the foreign country strayed far from reality. Back in China, as she uttered “Kennedy Middle School” under her breath, she pictured a classroom full of blonde hair and blue eyes. The name screamed white culture — maybe some black culture on a second thought — but never her...