C Magazine

Arts + Science

Arts + Science

Angie Cummings, Ashley Guo, Isabel Hadly, and Ellen Chung

September 16, 2018

C Magazine explores the unlikely intertwining of two opposing subjects — art and science — and the importance of incorporating this new duo into society.

The Analog Redux

PHOTOS BY RYAN GWYN AND COURTESY OF SAM COOK AND SABRINA MARTIN

Chiara Biondi, Ryan Gwyn, and Grace Rowell

March 22, 2018

Creativity flourishes with limitations, inspiration is a byproduct of constraints. Yet in today’s digital world, the usual restrictions that come with creating art seem to have melted away, replaced by DSLR cameras and autotune. The results are perfectly pristine, cold and distant, lacking the ra...

Plants & Prescriptions

Photos by Ryan Gwyn

Lhaga Dingpontsawa, Emily Filter, Lara Nakamara, Rosa Schaefer Bastian, and Jack Stefanski

January 26, 2018

An overwhelming stomach ache can be quickly, and effectively, alleviated with a Tums tablet, which tends to be at close reach in many homes. Brands as familiar as Tums have integrated themselves into the lives of many Americans, and in turn these companies have created a booming industry. The heavy r...

Age of TRAP

Photos by Ryan Gwyn

Gabe Cohen, Mattie Orloff, and Ryan Gwyn

January 18, 2018

What will be the 2010’s defining musical genre? Each decade can be identified by the music that was popular at the time. The 60’s had the British invasion and protest music, the 70’s had disco, the 90’s had grunge–the list goes on. These musical eras provide a snapshot of their respective cultur...

Empowerment Education

Photo by Ryan Gwyn

Emily Filter, Lara Nakamura, and Rosa Schaefer Bastian

October 20, 2017

The special education department at Paly consists of more than 200 students; however, within that, multiple programs exist. There is an Autism Spectrum Program called Academic Communication, Occupational Therapy programs, which focus on enhancement of a student’s motor skills and organization, and ...

TORN

TORN

Maddy Buecheler, Katie Look, and Rosa Schaefer Bastian

June 4, 2017

"It was not all bad.” That’s how Matt Perry describes what he says is the one thing he wants people to understand about his experience as a gay Mormon man. Although Perry in some ways represents a fairly unique perspective, his point of view, of course, isn’t a solitary one. That’s not to...

Breaking Down the Bamboo Ceiling

Breaking Down the Bamboo Ceiling

Rima Parekh, Ahana Ganguly, Lhaga Dingpontsawa, and Hollie Chao

April 19, 2017

"Passion is one of those things that people can express in different ways,” Mikaela Kiner recounted. “I might not be physically jumping out of my chair, but that doesn’t mean that I’m not passionate about something. I think what she had was a sort of quiet and serious affect, and they couldn’t ...

Monster in the Mirror

Monster in the Mirror

Jasmine Abeyta, Darrow Hornik, and Julianna Roth

March 17, 2017

She’s so skinny, she must be anorexic.” “He’s huge, why doesn’t he go on a diet and hit the gym?” Comments like these are made online, in schools and on the street every day. When someone looks overweight, that is not an invitation to assume they eat fast food and never exercise. Likewise...

Spray It, Don’t Say It

Spray It, Don't Say It

Gabe Cohen, Amanda Hmelar, and Katie Look

December 16, 2016

There are few terms in the world of art and expression that inspire more public debate and dissenting opinion than the term “graffiti.” Baseline perceptions of the art form paint a black and white picture: Graffiti is an act of vandalism that produces as much beauty and meaning as it does vapidity. There...

A New World of Hearing

A New World of Hearing

Lhaga Dingpontsawa, Alexis Pisco, Yashvi Tibrewal, and Teddie Stewart

December 7, 2016

Sam McBride knows that when people look at her, they see her cochlear implant. Jumping to the conclusion that she needs their pity accommodations, they exaggerate their enunciation, talk a little louder, and assume she doesn’t know what they’re talking about. Deaf people are often treated as inferior,...

Art Therapy

Art Therapy

Hannah Darby, Amanda Hmelar, and Ally Scheve

October 31, 2016

The assortment of colors — Cerulean Blue, Jazzberry Jam and Mango Tango — spring from the crayon box as we dig them into the white cardstock. In a flurry of motion, our 14 hands release the week’s frustrations and stress as the hues of a crayon rainbow emerge. As our nervous chatter turns to laugh...