El Estoque

Junior Samantha Shieh wins California Association for Teachers of English contest

March 2, 2014

Student wins first in state in CATE creative writing contest with a story response to the prompt, “Pass it on.” [dropcap1]E[/dropcap1]very year, Mythology and Folklore teacher Matt Brashears encourages...

The Death of Free Thinking

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,...

La Pluma’s upcoming fiction workshops bring artistic community together

 This is the flyer La Pluma has been using to promote their “Build-a-Story”sessions. On Feb. 11, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., La Pluma will host the first of a series of short story workshops aimed to provide a creative haven for writers. Used with permission of Yashashree Pisolkar.
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...

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