El Estoque

In Due Time

In Due Time

Hannah Lee

March 7, 2018

Senior Juliane Tsai spent countless hours of her senior year behind the wheel of her car, learning to drive. Tsai also holds two jobs — tutoring and babysitting children throughout the week. She thinks there is an inexplicable freedom in being able to transport herself and earn her own money. She va...

Minimum wage jobs show students that prioritizing jobs is as legitimate as other extracurriculars

Minimum wage jobs show students that prioritizing jobs is as legitimate as other extracurriculars

Shriya Deshpande

March 10, 2017

t age 15, most teenagers worry about an upcoming biology test or the next extracurricular competition. But at age 15, senior Maryam Karaborni landed her first job at Pizza My Heart as an effort to earn extra spending money. Over the next two years, the job would become a large part of Karaborni’s ...

Devil’s Advocate

Devil’s Advocate

Stephanie Chang

November 9, 2011

Getting a job is like a rite of passage for teenagers. Like a sweet sixteen or going steady with your significant other, working a starting job for $8.50 an hour is almost expected once someone reaches his or her teenage years. It is a poke in our parents' protective bubble, and the first step t...