El Estoque

Turning pages: Changing perspectives through reading

Gupta reads a large novel in an organized library. (Photo by Gupta's Father // Used with permission)

Mira Wagner, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

Students detail their experiences with reading during quarantine along with the effects reading has on their overall perspectives

Reading: my disappearing constant amid rapid change

Photo courtesy of Chris Lawton, Unsplash.

Dhruvika Randad, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

There I lay in my bed, under a thick, pink comforter, with the stack of “Geronimo Stilton” and “Garfield” comic books, obtained from my weekly visit to the library. With my stack of books, a water bottle and a couple of munchies, I was ready for my reading marathon as I spent Saturday consumed in...

Book Club: English teacher Hannah Gould shares her liking for Russian literature

Book Club: English teacher Hannah Gould shares her liking for Russian literature

Daniel Lin

April 22, 2016

mong the vast selection of book genres — from historical fiction to technical reports — English Literature teacher Hannah Gould has a favorite: Russian literature. After taking two Russian literature classes in college, she developed a fondness of Russian writing and its authors. Fyodor Dostoevsk...

Book Club: Contemporary Literature teacher recommends prized novels

Book Club: Contemporary Literature teacher recommends prized novels

Hannan Waliullah

September 10, 2015

With all the chemistry worksheets, literature essays and AP US History DBQ’s, it’s hard to find the time to sit down in your favorite corner, cuddle up in your treasured fuzzy-pink blanket and stick your nose in a book you know will be hard to put down. And when we finally do have the time, we’re...

Outside the box

Outside the box

Tiffany Lau

November 6, 2009

Unlike the usual literature class, Humanities goes outside of Cupertino to learn Read More »...