El Estoque

Numb to Atrocities

Numb to Atrocities

Sunjin Chang and Lakshanyaa Ganesh

April 10, 2019

early 1,995 mass shootings have occurred in America between the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in December of 2014 and April 1, 2019, Vox reports. America’s rate of mass shootings has been on the rise as many believe that the level of interest and response in the American population towards these events i...

Game of fear

Game of fear

Jasmine Lee, Andrea Perng, and Karen Sanchez

May 23, 2018

Fifth period had just begun when Palo Alto HS senior Julia Qiao heard the announcement about a lockdown. She quickly took action, reaching for the lock block in her classroom that would keep the door closed. Working quickly, Qiao began to assist her classmates in barricading the front door. As she hunk...

Numbing the horror

Numbing the horror

Claire Yang

October 15, 2017

eople were going about their normal Monday morning routines on Oct. 2, when many settled down for a quick look at the morning news. Instead of the typical traffic and weather updates, a large, bolded headline glares at them, “50 dead and over 500 injured after Las Vegas music festival shooting.”...

Hear it from a pro: Sophomore Zachary Chow’s path to competitive archery

Hear it from a pro: Sophomore Zachary Chow’s path to competitive archery

Roshan Fernandez

October 12, 2017

Additional reporting by Emma Lam. ophomore Zachary Chow was only seven years old when he shot his first arrow. While attending a church retreat at Camp Koinonia near Santa Cruz, Chow noticed the camp’s archery range was open. So he made his way in, and began learning how archery worked. After mi...

Safety in numbers

Safety in numbers

Smitha Gundavajhala

October 6, 2011

Wednesday morning, Cupertino was catapulted into the headlines. The Lehigh Cement Factory shooting jolted citizens out of their shells of security. Everyone had one question on their minds.What happened to our utopia? We have always joked around about the “Cupertino Bubble,” how this force field...

Students asked to stay home on Oct. 5 due to “police activity”

Students asked to stay home on Oct. 5 due to “police activity”

Anushka Patil

October 5, 2011

Police block off Stevens Creek avenue, while family of those in the cement factory wait for more news. Photos by Kevin Tsukii. Updated at 9:44 a.m. According to Mercury News, at around 7:20 a.m., Allman was fatally shot by Santa Clara County Sheriff's deputies in Sunnyvale. Updated at 4:15 p.m. New schedule for the rest of the week has been announced. Check out the story. Updated at 3:46 p.m. Check here for live polic...