El Estoque

Goodbye Oakland Raiders

My dad and I when I was younger, matching in Raider gear often. We took this photo because our numbers were the opposite of each other.

Tabitha Mendez

February 6, 2020

“Touchdown Raiders!”  This phrase is one of the first memories that comes to mind when I think about growing up.  Whenever I needed help putting on or taking off a sweater that I couldn't get around my head, my parents would say this phrase, and I immediately knew to raise my arms in the moti...

A Warrior’s faith

A Warrior's faith

Jai Uparkar

May 22, 2019

ike many other students during this period of time — filled with early finals and standardized tests — I was extremely stressed: watching the Golden State Warriors play the Rockets in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals, that is. I was sitting in a black leather armchair situated in the corner ...

Dear Santa: Letters from the Post Office

Dear Santa: Letters from the Post Office

Alina Abidi

December 12, 2015

Dear SantaIn 1912, Postmaster General Frank Hitchcock noticed hundreds of thousands of letters addressed to one person: Santa Claus. Local postmasters weren't sure what to do with the "North Pole" letters, so Hitchcock authorized them to develop a program where volunteers could respond to the letters.... ...