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A Fremont High School teacher shares about her experiences growing up undocumented, the relief that DACA brought her and the work she does now supporting undocumented students at her school.

Jai Uparkar and Swara Tewari

February 11, 2020

Community members discuss the personal and legal implications of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) being rescinded

Get loud

Get loud

Brandon Ng

October 20, 2018

very family gathering I hear the same topic over and over. Politics are so frequent that I rarely hear about everyone's personal lives. It's become such a huge deal in our family over the last two years that often times I can unfortunately predict what some of the conversation is. A while ago it was Tru...

A Part of History: A senior’s experience protesting in Poland

The protesters in front of the court house in Gdańsk. Photo used with permission from Jeremi Kalkowski.

Priya Reddy

August 18, 2017

he group in Gdańsk was small, compared to the large crowd at the Feb. 4 “No ban, no wall” protest in San Francisco that he’d been to previously, but the decibel levels at this protest were just as strong. And so were the protesters’ convictions, as new chants started every three minutes, shouts...

Banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

The Supreme Court, pictured here, seems reluctant to make a revolutionary decision regarding same-sex marriage.

El Estoque Staff

April 2, 2013

It has been debated for over fifteen years. It has been legalized in sixteen states. And it is now up for debate in the U.S. Supreme Court. The highest court in the United States now has the ability to legalize same-sex marriage across the entire nation. One problem persists, however: the Supreme Court is afraid to make this revolutionary ruling. Why sa...

California government argues video games make minors violent

California government argues video games make minors violent

Lisa Zhang

October 6, 2010

Schwarzenegger v. EMA goes before the Supreme Court to establish restrictions on video-gaming minors   Read More »...