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January 26, 2018

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...

Guide To Staying Woke

Although it’s easy to resort to a light-hearted chick flick when picking a movie, mix it up and watch some stimulating informative entertainment. These four films will help you stay socially aware.
January 26, 2018

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...

Queens of the Spotlight

A look into one of the most popular art forms in San Francisco’s Castro District, and how drag has transcended the LGBTQ community.
January 18, 2018

The room is in complete darkness. The sharp clicking of stilettos on the floor pierces the silence. All of a sudden, a bright spotlight snaps on and illuminates a figure on the stage. Applause rages out...

Straight outta… Asia?

January 18, 2018

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...


November 7, 2017

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...


November 7, 2017

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...

Pause, Play, Shuffle

An inside look into four Paly music lovers and how their individual tastes brought them to find what they love to listen to.
November 7, 2017

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...

A New Type of Street Art

November 7, 2017

Curious eyes widened and heads turned as surrounding students, startled and confused, watched two freshmen zoom past them on motorized desks, speeding off at 27 miles per hour. It was truly a sight to...

Get Thrifty

November 7, 2017

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...

Face the Music

Photos by Ryan Gwyn
A closer look at the horrific pasts of abusive artists
November 3, 2017

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...

The Soundtrack of Our High School Years

1. All My Friends Are Wasted - Snakehips
2. Gold Digger - Kanye West
3. One More Time - Daft Punk
C Mag Class of 2017
June 4, 2017

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...

Last Hurrah

Last Hurrah
Poems by Teddie Stewart
June 4, 2017

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,...

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