El Estoque

Beating the heat

Beating the heat

Shivani Gupta and Sarah Young

May 5, 2019

Although summer is the time for a break from the work-heavy school year, without having a lot of work to do, it is easy to get bored. Explore the map below for suggestions of places and events to visit over the summer. Each are no more than an hour’s drive away from Cupertino and can be just what ...

Preparing for the Worst

Preparing for the Worst

Swara Tewari

April 13, 2018

History teacher, Margaret Platt sat in the driver seat of her car, waiting at an intersection for the light to turn green. Her mind was buzzing with a thousand to-do lists and thoughts. Suddenly, the entire world lurched. Everything shook violently. Then, it was over. Police sirens wailed, exclamations...

Homeless shunted aside as San Francisco prepared for Super Bowl

Homeless shunted aside as San Francisco prepared for Super Bowl

Sarah Robinson

February 9, 2016

Sunday was the day so many Bay Area residents had been waiting for – the San Francisco Super Bowl. The city had spent a long time preparing for a game that was actually held in Santa Clara, and as it approached devoted fans had been pouring into the area. But fans weren’t the only...

MAP: City of champions

MAP: City of champions

Carissa Chan

November 2, 2012

Posters, streamers, banners — take a look at how the Giants’ World Series win was celebrated in San Francisco Read More »...

Strike a pose

Strike a pose

Sara Yang

September 21, 2011

Video by Kevin Tsukii and Christophe Haubursin. Music by oldDog used under Creative Commons licensing.   Freshman Miki Rai has been working in the entertainment industry since the age of 10. She first auditioned and signed with Models Inc. Talent Agency in fifth grade; since then, she has tackled modeling, acting and singing jobs. “I’m not the best out there, there’s so many people to choose from,” Rai said. “But I do try my best and give 200 percent of...

Life behind the scenes

Life behind the scenes

Sara Yang

September 21, 2011

Touring San Francisco in French designer duds, laughing with friends along the way—while this may seem like a scene from a typical day in the good life, a closer look reveals what something not so normal about the picture. Take a hint from the cameras following the smiling teenagers. This is not a pleasure...

Breaking convention at Bay to Breakers

Breaking convention at Bay to Breakers

Sara Yang

May 18, 2011

100 years of running, 29 years of crazy costumes—not the typical race  Read More »...

A giant victory

A giant victory

Neha Simon

November 5, 2010

Bay Area celebrates the Giants' victory on Nov. 3 on Market Street, San Francisco Read More »...

Out & About: Apr. 3-Apr. 5

Out & About: Apr. 3-Apr. 5

Varada Gavaskar

April 2, 2009

Your guide to the coolest events around town this weekend! Read More »...

Out & About: Dec. 12-Dec.14

Michelle Balmeo

December 10, 2008

Your guide to the coolest events around town this weekend. Read More »...

Out & About: Dec. 5-Dec.7

Michelle Balmeo

December 4, 2008

Your guide to the coolest events around town this weekend. Read More »

Out & About: Nov. 28-Nov.30

Michelle Balmeo

November 26, 2008

Your guide to the coolest event around town this weekend. Read More »...