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Beyond the Tower

Claire Li and Tyler Varner

December 6, 2018

Filed under arts, culture

It’s always been easy to follow the same path as your peers. You take the same classes, take part in the same extracurriculars and go to the same colleges. It’s a path we have been following throughout our school careers and...

Meat the World of Plant-Based Protein

Claire Li and Mahati Subramanian

December 6, 2018

Filed under culture, food

For many years, vegetarians and vegans have faced limited options when searching for meals that fit their lifestyle. Since then, many food companies have recognized the demand for alternatives and have crafted substitutes to popular me...

Working Women

Emily Filter, Chloe Laursen, and Mahati Subramaniam

December 6, 2018

Filed under culture

“C-suite” positions such as CEO and CFO require a lot of persistence and dedication, especially for women seeking such titles. Hard working female executives throughout the Bay Area have forged their own paths to reach these...

The Heroes Back Home

Ellie Fitton, Jaime Furlong and Leon Lau

September 16, 2018

Filed under culture

A Daughter For many children whose parents serve in the military, intermittent time spent without their mothers and fathers is normal. During most of their childhood they are unable to register the gravity of their parent’...

Artificial Influencers

Lhaga Dingpontsawa and Hollie Chiao

September 16, 2018

Filed under culture

Traditionally, celebrities have struggled with what is made public and what is kept from fans or critics, whether it be their history, personal relationships or family. The status that celebrities hold and the sense of mystery th...

The Extreme Outdoors

Leon Lau, Claire Li and Benjamin Rapperport

September 16, 2018

Filed under culture

Oscar Scherer Oscar Scherer, a Paly senior, tosses a sleeping bag, sleeping pad, raingear, a supply of food and bear spray into his bag. This is all he needs for his next adventure — conquering the infamous Pacific Crest Trail...

Into a World of Color

Hannah Darby, Rebekah Limb and Ally Scheve

September 16, 2018

Filed under culture

Art by David Foster Our unique perception of every individual we encounter is a natural aspect of the human thought process. When meeting someone new, we may register their eye color, posture or tone of voice, often times...

Reassess Your FootPRINT

June 1, 2018

Filed under culture, web exclusive

By Lia Salvatierra, C Mag Editor in Chief Since we were young, the concept of excess paper usage has been villainized at the turn of every page due to its notorious association with environmental degradation. In the Silicon Val...

The Extreme Outdoors

Text by Leon Lau, Claire Li and Benjamin Rapperport

May 7, 2018

Filed under culture

Oscar Scherer: Oscar Scherer, a Paly senior, tosses a sleeping bag, sleeping pad, raingear, a supply of food and bear spray into his bag. This is all he needs for his next adventure—conquering the infamous Pacific Crest Trail. This...

Call Me Rohingya

Hannah Darby and Lia Salvatierra

March 22, 2018

Filed under culture

Migrating from misery, thousands of individuals who seek refuge from persecution are facing a global absence of hospitality. These harrowing events experienced by the Rohingya in Burma no longer attract enough sympathy to be accommo...

Cultural Confession

Hollie Chiao

March 22, 2018

Filed under culture

Staring at the seven race options on the Common Application, I can’t help but think of the online games where you can pick the player’s physical appearance. From what I’ve heard, a “transracial” person is someone wh...

Classroom Aides

Sam Guernsey and Alexis Pisco

March 22, 2018

Filed under culture

During school hours Kamal Vilms is a helper and a friend to students here on campus, but after school she is a yoga instructor for adults in need of relaxation. Teaching is in Ms.Vilms’ blood, but before her career in educ...