El Estoque

To take or not to take

A tree depicting Linguistic Evolution through Latin roots. Graphic | Dhruvika Randad

Dhruvika Randad

November 17, 2018

Modern-day communication tells a tale of linguistic evolution since the day humans started to communicate with words and sounds that eventually lead to alphabets, scripts, pronunciation and accents that when put together, creates a code in itself: a language. “When the Roman Empire fell, the unique di...

The Hype Surrounding HYPEBEAST

The Hype Surrounding HYPEBEAST

Hannah Lee

August 18, 2017

Sophomore Evan Yu anxiously sits in front of his computer and refreshes Supreme’s homepage every Thursday at 8 a.m. While others might be sleeping in, Yu waits patiently for the New York skateboarding brand’s homepage to load in hopes of snatching clothes or accessories from its new collection. ...

Musical Musings: Popular culture

Musical Musings: Popular culture

Ilena Peng

April 6, 2016

eople wearing purple and gold clothes, purple and gold face paint, and holding purple and gold posters on sticks with catchy slogans; this is what students now see all around campus. But as much attention as the posters draw, they really don’t make a difference in who wins. True; those in class offi...