El Estoque

Honoring the First Amendment

The El Estoque staff celebrates the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District on Feb. 24, 2019.
Why the free press should be extended to all student journalists nationally
January 28, 2020
Why free press should be extended to all student journalists

El Estoque: Behind the story

Unpacking El Estoque student journalists’ reporting process on story favorites
November 25, 2019
Unpacking El Estoque student journalists’ reporting process on story favorites

Journalism Education Association NorCal Media Day 2019

Students practice writing personality profiles in a NorCal Media Day session.
El Estoque gains exposure to other publications and professionals at annual journalism conference
October 25, 2019
El Estoque gains exposure to other publications and professionals at annual journalism conference

Addressing the sparse media coverage of the Amazon fires

A NASA Earth Observatory image taken in August 2019 that captures the Amazon rainforest's burning fires. Photo Credit: NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS/LANCE and GIBS/Worldview, Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) data from NASA EOSDIS, and data from the Global Fire Emissions Database (GFED)
Uncovering the drawbacks of social media activism
September 1, 2019
Uncovering the drawbacks of social media activism

Behind the budget: School Site Council 2018-19

Behind the budget: School Site Council 2018-19
Members of School Site Council share the work they have accomplished in the 2018-19 school year
April 12, 2019

ield trips are often hallmarks of many students’ high school experiences. For them, memories are created while traveling outside of their mundane daily routines. However, the work put into funding...

The rising price of the truth

The rising price of the truth
What our lacking support of journalism means for our world
April 11, 2019

As student journalists, we try to learn from the best, often looking to professional publications to help us kickstart an idea. They could inspire us with a creative lede, a seamless transition between...

Hear Us: the students

Hear Us: the students
February 16, 2019

Here us: the students Freedom of speech, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is defined as the legal right to express one’s opinion freely. However, there are many nuances to this definition,...

Liberty: an exploration of free speech and expression

Liberty: an exploration of free speech and expression
February 16, 2019
Exploring free speech and expression in today's society

On the hunt

On the hunt
Enjoy knowing your peers like we do
December 18, 2018

It’s not easy being journalists: the role requires ordinary students to embark on peculiar expeditions, searching for the hidden gems we dub newsworthy pitches. A newsworthy pitch is a story idea...

Human first, journalist second

Human first, journalist second
December 14, 2018

Res Novae details its plans for growth

Res Novae details its plans for growth
September 30, 2016

t first glance, most would think STEM and journalism are incompatible. After all, they are different fields with different qualifications, and have people of different backgrounds and different interests....

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