El Estoque

Paid Pride

Paid Pride

Hannah Lee and Ayah Ali-Ahmad

March 2, 2019

ouble tap. She scrolled through the endless posts of the outfits that her fashion inspirations and friends flaunted, making a mental note of the brands that they were wearing. Looking at her own closet, she sighed, feeling unsatisfied. Sophomore Annie Lo has always been interested in the latest fash...

Pop some tags

Pop some tags

Alyssa Hui and Kamyar Moradi

November 21, 2018

Thrift shopping serves as a cheaper alternative to conventional shopping

Shopping on Black Friday Weekend

Shopping on Black Friday Weekend

Hannah Lee

December 3, 2017

ophomore Kevin Sun woke up at 5 a.m. and drove to Valley Fair as others remained asleep after Thanksgiving day. Despite there being long lines, he eagerly waited among the many other shoppers to score Black Friday deals at his favorite stores. “Black Friday is more important than Thanksgiving to me,” Su...

Just another Friday

Illustration by Ilena Peng

Ilena Peng

November 18, 2015

ach November, I’m bestowed with a beautiful gift known as Thanksgiving break, what’s supposed to be a cornucopia of food, sleep and fun. And among those two short school days off is Black Friday — a day that is much too hectic for me to even step outside. A few years ago, I swore I’d never a...

What really happens on Black Friday for a family of avid shoppers

What really happens on Black Friday for a family of avid shoppers

Vanessa Qin

December 1, 2014

 —a day in which people blow their money on countless things they don’t need, right after the day they spend being thankful for what they have. Customers wait in the freezing cold, all in hopes of being the first to get that 50 percent off deal or $100 off perk. To be quite honest, I, along with...

Pulse: Black Friday

Amrutha Dorai

November 28, 2013

Students’ Black Friday spending habits by the numbers. Read More »

Cupertino: The unexpected happens here

Namrata Ramani

November 24, 2013

[dropcap1]R[/dropcap1]eporters Seniors Steven Lim, Namrata Ramani and junior Yifei Wu scoured the 11.3 square miles of Cupertino in search of its “hidden jewels”: hole-in-the-wall restaurants, low (or no) cost activities and specialty goods stores. Click on the markers on the map to learn more ab...