El Estoque

State of Learning

Kiranmayi Methuku

May 29, 2012

University of California campuses seem to have discovered a new way to compensate for the budget crisis. For the 2012-2013 school year, nearly twice as many out-of-state freshmen were admitted than two years ago. While California residents pay $13,200 for tuition, out-of-state students have to pay almo...

Class of 2012: Here are my parting words

Class of 2012: Here are my parting words

Elvin Wong

May 24, 2012

I once watched a comedy music video titled “The Honest Holiday Card Song”, in which a stereotypical, Asian boy sang the line: “I only got accepted to my safety schools!” That was back in December. The joke was on me, though, because that was almost my reality. I, like many of my peers, carried the illusion that colleg...