El Estoque

Junior Samantha Shieh wins California Association for Teachers of English contest

Harini Shyamsundar

March 2, 2014

Student wins first in state in CATE creative writing contest with a story response to the prompt, “Pass it on.” Read More »...

The Death of Free Thinking

Daniel Fernandez

February 5, 2014

[dropcap1]D[/dropcap1]uring the 1950s, Solomon Asch, a professor of Sociology at Swarthmore College, organized some of the earliest data on humanity’s habit to conform. In his most famous experiment, Asch used a group of 5 people, four of whom were actors, and a single individual who was the actual p...

La Pluma’s upcoming fiction workshops bring artistic community together

La Pluma’s upcoming fiction workshops bring artistic community together

Kristin Chang

February 4, 2014

Starting on Feb. 11, the club will aid students in developing creative voice through a series of how-to workshops. At the back of the classroom, a stack of red booklets wilt on a shelf. Embossed with the cursive logo “S&S,” these slim volumes are the products of hundreds of dollars, hours ...