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DIY Pins

DIY Pins

Yashvi Tibrewal, Atusa Assadi

April 19, 2017


Filed under Arts

Materials Shrink film Acrylic paint Sharpies galore Scissors Hot glue gun Pin backs Method Get inspired: hit up Etsy, Pinterest or unleash your inner Tumblr girl. WARNING: Once you start scrolling, you cannot stop. And the number of Etsy cart items you have will exponentially increase. DO NOT BUY T...

RAIN WORKS

Talia Stanley and Maddy Buecheler

April 15, 2017


Filed under Arts

How it started: In 2013, 20-year-old Peregrine Church learned about super-hydrophobic coatings and pursued that knowledge to find an innovative approach to use the material in a powerful way. With help from many along the way, Peregrine was finally able to create a spray that you couldn’t smell...

What Ghost Ship Means to Other Artist Collectives

What Ghost Ship Means to Other Artist Collectives

Gabe Cohen and Stan de Martel

April 15, 2017


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The innards of the Ghost Ship Warehouse have been compared to a maze; the stairs were made of plywood slabs and held together by string. On this particular night, the warehouse was packed beyond the capacity, making disaster inevitable. On December 2, 2016, EDM artists Obsidian Blade and Golden Donna...

Artist of the Month: Matthew Woon

Artist of the Month: Matthew Woon

Reilly Filter and Sarah Shapiro

April 13, 2017


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C Mag: When did you start doing art? Matthew Woon: I’ve always been pretty interested in expressing myself visually. It was sort of through my own discovery, and then also through a school I’ve been going to. I found pottery lessons that sparked my interest, so I started around seventh grade and I...

Ross Cardillo

Ross Cardillo

Teddie Stewart

March 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

As I pet a dog that too closely resembles a toy, a young Ross Cardillo pimped in the gear of an alternative musician who couldn’t care less about his untied shoes comes up behind me to order a mocha that he says will "cause [him] pain later but screw it." This is a quintessential beginning to our ...

New Kids on the Cloud

New Kids on the Cloud

Alexis Pisco

March 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Soundcloud is a music platform used by many Palo Alto High School (Paly) students. Most students use it for listening to music, while few upload their own songs. Soundcloud is an accessible way to get their music heard.  Take a look into the minds and journeys of Soundcloud artists at Paly. R.E.A. “[I] alwa...

Disco Doesn’t Suck

Disco Doesn’t Suck

Gabe Cohen

March 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Bright lights paint the crowd creating an ocean of color. The pulsating thump of the bass drum causes your chest to viscerally pound to the beat. Sweat drenches every part of your body. All thoughts void your mind as you give in to the groove and dance harder than you’ve ever danced before. No,...

Yarn Bombing!

Yarn Bombing!

Ahana Ganguly and Nicole Li

March 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

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AOM: Adrian Smith

AOM: Adrian Smith

Talia Stanley and Rosa Schaefer Bastian

February 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Adrian Smith is a stern, athletic, motorcycle-riding teenage boy. He is enjoying life as a second semester senior by participating in activities such as varsity tennis and weekend trips to Tahoe. It may come as a surprise that he is an extremely talented artist. Not fitting the mold, however, does not stop...

C Mag Simplifies: Paly Acapella

C Mag Simplifies: Paly Acapella

Jasmine Abeyta

December 16, 2016


Filed under Arts

You’ve probably heard of Palo Alto High School (Paly) choir and their extravagant concerts, but did you know about the various subgroups? Read on to learn a little more about how the choir system is structured and the unique qualities within each a cappella group! program structure Everyone who enrolls in ...

The Best 2016 Albums

The Best 2016 Albums

Gabe Cohen

December 16, 2016


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“Coloring Book” by Chance The Rapper Might be a little too gospel for some people, but still one of the most bumpin’ albums of this year. “Queen Alone” by Lady Wray  Everyone needs some soulful lady funk! “Bottomless Pit” by Death Grips  If you are trying to get in the m...

Artist of the Month: Julia Asher

Artist of the Month: Julia Asher

Julianna Roth and Olivia O'Farrell

December 16, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Despite the five hour dance practice, smelly pointe shoes and constant exhaustion, Julia Asher’s love for dance will not fade. She has been dancing for over a decade and has big aspirations for her future. Asher shares her story and her hopes for her career in dance. Asher first fell in love with...