C Magazine

Get Thrifty

Jaime Furlong, Sam Guernsey

November 7, 2017


Filed under Arts

You walk through the shiny front doors of a thrift shop in hopes of discovering a cute tank top, but once you step foot inside you are met with racks and racks of scratchy-looking knit sweaters that your grandma might wear to Christmas dinner. While it might be intimidating at first, the reward of thr...

Face the Music

Face the Music

Gabe Cohen and Charlotte Amsbaugh

November 3, 2017


Filed under Arts

What makes an artist good? Is it their influence on culture? Is it how they brand themselves? Is it who can get the most streams? While all of these factors are important, what makes an artist good is if their music can make you feel something. If their lyrics or melodies can make you feel any emotion, ...

The Soundtrack of Our High School Years

The Soundtrack of Our High School Years

Reilly Filter and Sarah Shapiro

June 4, 2017


Filed under Arts

Music is arguably one of the most important parts of growing up. This story features three song selections from every senior on our staff that they felt accurately captured the roller coaster that is high school, whether in words, melody or memory.

Last Hurrah

Last Hurrah

June 4, 2017


Filed under Arts

Since this is the last edition I will be able to contribute to CMAG I wanted to write a poem. I have been publishing my poetry since I was a young cubby sophomore, and it felt fitting to write another, for the last time. So, as I sat on nine different planes, because I have been traveling every weekend...

Minnesota Street Project

Minnesota Street Project

Nicole Li and Ahana Ganguly

June 4, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Deep in the heart of San Francisco’s industrial Dogpatch district, a place of trucks, abandoned warehouses, and construction pollution, a revolution is blooming. On the corner of Minnesota and 24th, this black-and-white building reveals nothing of its interior glories from afar. Little moved i...

Spilling Ink

Spilling Ink

Julianna Roth and Stan De Martel

June 4, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

C Magazine sat down with Johnny and Lisa, two tattoo artists, at the Redwood City Tattoo Company. We asked them some questions about their experience becoming tattoo artist and some of their fondest memories. What is your favorite part about being a tattoo artist? Johnny: For me, tattooing is more of a craftsmanship than ar...

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


Filed under Arts

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


Filed under Arts

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...