El Estoque

Seven Sins: A case of childhood greed

Seven Sins: A case of childhood greed

Mingjie Zhong

January 22, 2017

In a quiet corner of the library, junior Pragya Parthasarathy keeps herself sheltered from the rain pouring outside. She buries her head quietly into a book and soon begins to articulate her story in great depths, passionately waving her hands as she reminisces on her childhood self. A desire f...

Seven Sins: Sloth: A Mistaken Submission

Photo Illustration by Priya Reddy

Priya Reddy

January 19, 2017

  he last five hours had passed in a frenzy of typing and then retyping, counting down the minutes until it was time to submit. As she clicked the small blue submit button that would take the essay out of her hands and into her teacher’s, she glanced at the time on the corner of her laptop screen. There were har...