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Artist of the Month: Sophie Nakai

Lara Nakamura and Gigi Tierney

September 16, 2018

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Every great theater production is propelled by the detailed and extensive work put in behind the scenes. From the precise decision of lighting that guides the mood of every scene to each particular costume design that ensures the complexity of individual characters, b...

Nursery Rhymes: Paly’s Top Ten Lil and Young Rappers

Hollie Chiao, Mattie Orloff and Alexis Pisco

September 16, 2018

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1 Lil Wayne: Known by a select few as Dwayne Carter Jr., this rap legend hasn’t released any new music lately, but he continues to feature on popular new wave trap artists’ songs, notably appearing on Kodak Black’s ...

An Artist At Play

Chiara Biondi, Amanda Hmelar and Hazel Shah

August 14, 2018

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Photos courtesy of the artist, Catherine Clark Gallery and The Blanton Museum of Art  The power of art lies within its ability to communicate messages of importance in an aesthetic manner; however, oftentimes this message can become lost in translation. Most pie...

The Art Behind the Screen

Angie Cummings, Grace Rowell, and Rosa Schaefer Bastian

January 26, 2018

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  The seats of the theater are filling up with rows of people glancing up at the large screen in front of them, ready to become captivated by someone else’s story. This feeling of being swept off your feet and immer...

To Bead or Knot to Bead

Talia Stanley and Maddie Yen

January 26, 2018

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I have had store owners see me wearing my jewelry, buy it off me and offer to sell it in their stores,” 16-year-old Emily Wood said. Not only has this Paly junior found passion within her hobby of jewelry-making, but has also ...

All that Glitters is NOT Gold

Gabe Cohen

January 26, 2018

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The highest accolade that any actor or actress can receive is an Oscar. The award recognizes their outstanding performances and is given by an elite circle of well-respected members of the film industry. Logically, musical a...

IDEAL DESIGN

Leon Lau and Grace Rowell

January 26, 2018

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When approaching the building on 214 Homer Avenue, the words Palo Alto Bread are visible above the wide doors. While you may expect a whiff of freshly made dough as you walk through the entrance, the interior consists of lo...

Guide To Staying Woke

Darrow Hornik

January 26, 2018

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Selma Another one of Ava DuVernay’s award-winning films, Selma tells the story of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches for African-American voting rights. These marches were led and run by Martin Luther King Jr., John Lew...

Straight outta… Asia?

Hollie Chiao

January 18, 2018

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What comes to mind when you think of Asian rappers? Is it the dark, mumble rap of Rich Chigga, Keith Ape’s Korean screamo-esque ballads or Honey Cocaine’s traditional rap style reminiscent of Tyga’s prime? Whatever the ...

miserable.

Darrow Hornik

November 7, 2017

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miserable. i’m miserable. my stomach feels sick. there’s a pit. or a hole. there’s something that makes me short of breath. and hard of speaking. my eyes become damp. soon to be followed by tears. contain them. ...

DOODLES

Mattie Orloff and Leon Lau

November 7, 2017

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As the school year begins, the margins of many Palo Alto High School students’ notebooks fill up quickly with sketches as the clock ticks through class. Many unconsciously pick up their pencils and begin to create their own sty...

Pause, Play, Shuffle

Claire Moley and Alexis Pisco

November 7, 2017

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Leela Srinivasan Junior Leela Srinivasan’s generally listened to popular songs she had heard on the radio, until she started taking electric guitar lessons. When she began taking lessons three years ago, Srinivasan was expos...