El Estoque

The bright side of tragedy

The bright side of tragedy

Oishee Misra

May 24, 2019

n Victor Hugo’s “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” the famous French cathedral is described as one that gazes at people “with only tranquility and benevolence.” To Parisians, Notre Dame is more than merely a cathedral — it represents a brimming well of pride and nationalism. Yet with the recen...

Authentic Appreciation

Authentic Appreciation

April 10, 2019

Your hair looks great. You’re so nice. Your dress is pretty. You’re amazing at basketball. Your shoes are dope. You’re so funny. There are an infinite number of compliments we can give — an infinite number of ways to communicate appreciation, to point out what you like or to voice your support...

Putting positivity into practice

Putting positivity into practice

Charlotte Chui and Iman Malik

October 25, 2018

Exploring how people incorporate positivity in their daily life