El Estoque

The good in America

Shuvi Jha

December 13, 2019

resident Donald Trump’s ascension to office in 2016 was hardly smooth sailing. For many, his election was indicative of an America that was becoming increasingly racist,  sexist and intolerable of minorities, people of color and immigrants. Some even declared that the U.S. had become the most rac...

A moment of silence

A moment of silence

Rachel Jiang

September 19, 2019

Nearly 3000 dead, thousands of devastated family members, 10,000 survivors who suffer from endless trauma. On the day following 9/11, the U.S. declared war on terrorists in Afghanistan, then Syria, Iraq and other countries that were involved in international terrorism. Let’s take a moment of si...

“Lone wolf vs. Terrorist:” Lessons from Las Vegas

“Lone wolf vs. Terrorist:” Lessons from Las Vegas

Zara Iqbal

October 3, 2017

9 dead, 527 injured. TIME called the shooting “the deadliest in modern U.S. history.” The perpetrator? A 64-year-old white man. Keeping in mind that he’s white, headlines and featured images presumably would feature Stephen Paddock in a comprehensible light. People were disappointed, but not surp...