El Estoque

Sisters in arms: Anika and Aditi Soin participate in competitive fencing

Sisters in arms: Anika and Aditi Soin participate in competitive fencing

Anjini Venugopal

October 20, 2017

hen MVHS class of 2015 alumna Aditi Soin was in fourth grade, she read the “Spiderwick Chronicles” and decided that, like the character Mallory Grace, she wanted to fence. Like some younger siblings do, sophomore Anika Soin followed in her sister’s footsteps and started the sport three years lat...

Cat’s out of the bag: The relationship between four sisters

Cat’s out of the bag: The relationship between four sisters

Helen Chao

December 13, 2016

THE INSTANT I MENTION MY, “three older sisters,” I am swamped with surprise, acknowledgement and at last, the listener’s envy, echoed by a “Oh, you’re sooo lucky!” I’ll nod, reflexively, and reply with the default: “Yeah, I am lucky!” Ensue their onslaught of assumptions. “I...