El Estoque

The Phillips proudly pose  after winning bronze at a preseason tournament in freshmen year.

Team Phillip

Irene Tang and Angela Zhang September 23, 2021
Twins Matthew and Thomas Philip reflect on playing soccer together
My brother and I at a cruise ship photoshoot in 2009. Photo courtesy of Gauri Manoj | Used with Permission

Dear Sid

Gauri Manoj May 4, 2021
How my friendship with my older brother shaped me into who I am today
My sister and I, age 2, sit in a double stroller. We were often dressed in similar clothing when younger.

Double Trouble

Michelle Chen January 18, 2020
How being a twin has shaped my character
Sibling wars: The great sibling superiority debate

Sibling wars: The great sibling superiority debate

Tyler Cho and Brian Xu November 13, 2019
Debating whether the older or younger sibling position is more beneficial in the long run
My brother and I, at ages  16 and 6.

The unspoken pressures of sibling relationships

Tabitha Mendez April 16, 2019

My brother and I are almost 10 years apart, but people often say, “For an age gap so big, it’s surprising how much time you spend together.” A comment like that always seems weird to me — there...

Riding West: Westelius siblings bond over horseback riding

Riding West: Westelius siblings bond over horseback riding

Sunjin Chang October 20, 2017

he sun’s golden rays hit the 10 riders on horses cantering around an arena full of poles and ramps in Los Altos Hills. Their hooves fling dust in the humid air as they practice jumping two-foot poles...

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