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Artist of the Month: SoundClout

Artist of the Month: SoundClout

Hazel Shah, Gigi Tierney, Tyler Varner, and Maddie Yen

December 19, 2018


Filed under Artist of the Month, Arts

Music is, and always has been, a form of expression that captivates both artists and listeners. Many artists find music to be an outlet in which they can express themselves and their thoughts. Paly students Alfredo Jack (‘20), Raymond Richards (‘20) and Liam Teare (‘21) who refer to themse...

Hybrid Art

Hybrid Art

Hazel Shah, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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How famous art is transformed into intriguing and creative collages using Photoshop Johannes Vermeer's painting, Girl with a Pearl Earring, is layered underneath a photo of a women smoking a cigarette Even those who aren't familiar with art know of the greats; Da Vinci, Picasso, Van Gogh and many more. It’s hard to pass by one of their art pieces without stopping and staring ...

Optimal Offices

Optimal Offices

Jaime Furlong, Lia Salvatierra, and Hazel Shah

December 14, 2018


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The celebrated television series “The Office” depicts bleak cubicles, bland floor arrangements and undecorated walls, a style that greatly deviates from the advancing office design revolution that has been visibly mobilizing within the Silicon Valley. This movement, stemming from a combination of...

Pace Gallery

Pace Gallery

Mahati Subramaniam, Claire Li, and Tyler Varner

December 12, 2018


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Photos by Claire Li and courtesy of Pace gallery In the Bay Area, the Pace Gallery has become synonymous with dreamlike, multicolored lights scattering down walls like rain. However, this past exhibit is only one of many to be displayed at the various Pace Gallery locations around the world. The f...

The Tale of the Tape

The Tale of the Tape

Theo Lim-Jisra and Isabella Moussavi

December 12, 2018


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Years ago, movies and albums cost 20 dollars a piece and music was clunky. Most people today cannot imagine what this experience is since modernizing forms of technology have allowed us to consistently take the availability of technological entertainment for granted. When queueing up Netflix or Youtube...

East in the West

East in the West

Ellen Chung and Isabella Moussavi

December 6, 2018


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Warm and muted tones fill the background of a Lo-fi music video. An animated character sits squarely in the center of the scenery as the gentle trum of a melody permeates the air. The unique characteristics found in east asian culture can now be found around the world, and throughout American commercial...

High School Heartbreak Club

High School Heartbreak Club

Sophie Jacob, Tamar Ponte, and Mahati Subramaniam

December 6, 2018


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Art by Charlotte Amsbaugh and Megan Andrews If you’re anything like ‘most high schoolers,’ you’re probably having the time of your life. You’ve got a significant other who happens to either be a star football player or the captain of the cheer team, many friends, parties to attend and important...

Winter Break Book Club

Ryan Gwyn, Grace Rowell, Lia Salvatierra, and Rosa Schaefer Bastian

December 3, 2018


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A diverse collection of thrilling reads to enjoy during your winter break.   Ann Patchett’s "Bel Canto" Lulled not by its political purpose, but by the promise of an extraordinary performance, Ann Patchett’s “Bel Canto” recounts the unforgettable story of Japanese electronics mogul Kat...

More Than A Board

Jessica Weiss and Neive Wellington

November 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, uncategorized

Laszlo Shaw began skating when he moved to California five years ago. “My first board? Someone left it behind in the house when I moved,” he said, recalling the beginning of what would grow to become a core part of his life. Shaw’s current board is heavily scuffed, evidence of the wear and tear...

The Artful Scheme

Ashley Guo and Ellen Chung

October 17, 2018


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To many, it may not be clear what causes the high valuations of artwork, yet viewers convince themselves that the supposed deeper meaning behind the piece justifies the price tag. Though there truly is genuine meaning behind fine art this authenticity is often exploited for financial gain and illicit a...

Sacred Spaces

Sacred Spaces

Angie Cummings and Leon Lau

October 9, 2018


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An examination of the evolution of religious structures and the architectural styles associated with them. Space, lines, light and sound are components that are essential to the experience of architecture; the most profound buildings capture these details through thoughtfully orchestrated design. In recent eras, the arch...

Artist of the Month: Senior Deck

Artist of the Month: Senior Deck

Jack Stefanski, Isabel Hadly, and Karina Kadakia

October 4, 2018


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The senior deck, a somewhat sacred part of campus, represents the unity, pride and accomplishment of a student’s final year of high school. The ceremonial painting of the deck has been a tradition for each rising senior class as it is their first opportunity to claim the space and personalize it, leaving t...