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Where the Wild Thoughts Run

Where the Wild Thoughts Run

Natalie Schilling, Raj Sodhi, Katherine Buecheler, Chloe Laursen, Isabella Moussavi, and Fiza Usman

April 12, 2019


Filed under Cover, Culture, Featured on Home Page

There’s an absence of laughter in the once animated neighborhood. Streets are now vacant; the lack of youth draining it of the neighborhood’s prior vibrancy. No longer are children playing outside, rather, they sit stiffly inside, awaiting standardized direction. One by one, they flip through the p...

Fresh Off the Runway

Fresh Off the Runway

Tamar Ponte and Sukhman Sahota

March 20, 2019


Filed under Culture

Particles of makeup saturate the air, shimmering in the repetitive camera flashes. Suddenly, the deafening shouts of directors and backstage staff destroy the fragile scene, only serving to heighten the nerves of the models, who are moments away from hitting the runway. Though to an outsider, this ch...

All in the Spit

All in the Spit

Jack Callaghan and Kailee Correll

March 18, 2019


Filed under Culture

Aside from containing enzymes that break down food, saliva is made up of chromosomes that become the genetic outline of your being. 23andMe, a biotechnology company, provides a unique DNA analysis service that many people find fascinating due to the among of information that is able to be uncovered...

The Face of Crisis

The Face of Crisis

Ashley Guo, Tamar Ponte, Lia Salvatierra, and Raj Sodhi

March 18, 2019


Filed under Culture, Featured on Home Page

The likelihood of death by drug overdose has now outrun that of vehicular accidents. Opioid use disorder, the physical and psychological dependence on addictive opioids, has now become a reality that many Americans face. Although calling urgency to this national epidemic has pushed the government t...

A Fatal Attraction

A Fatal Attraction

Katherine Buecheler, Fiza Usman, and Theo Lim-Jisra

February 12, 2019


Filed under Culture

Murderers, both in real life and in the movies, are omnipresent in our society. We are fascinated with those who commit horrific acts. But why can't we look away? Heart beating out of your chest, your body lies still, sitting on the couch in your living room. As the light from the TV flickers in the darkness, the violin melody preludes the victim’s g...

Coming Home

Coming Home

Tamar Ponte, Mahati Subramaniam, and Chloe Laursen

February 12, 2019


Filed under Culture

Between the year-round, near-perfect weather and overtaking tech industry, numerous citizens worldwide are migrating to what was once a charming, small town. Within the city of Palo Alto, almost all the housing infrastructure is occupied.With hardly any residents moving away and many flooding in, h...

Let’s Talk About Sex (Ed)

Let’s Talk About Sex (Ed)

Gigi Tierney, Jaime Furlong, and Maddie Yen

February 12, 2019


Filed under Culture

While methods vary, the presence of and level to which sexual education is taught remains an extremely controversial topic. However, the ultimate hope is to teach a proactive sexual education in a way that will protect the health and wellbeing of adolescents, while simultaneously protecting each ind...

Starlets of Palo Alto

Starlets of Palo Alto

Ellen Chung, Claire Li, and Jack Stefanski

February 8, 2019


Filed under Culture, Featured on Home Page, Food

A second of anticipation surrounds the kitchen as fingers delicately place the finishing touch on a plate, a recipe developed after many stages of trial and error. Delve into the journey of two Palo Altan restaurants and the effort that each puts into attaining and maintaining A Michelin star, an ultima...

Closing the Gap, Opening the Opportunity

Closing the Gap, Opening the Opportunity

Katherine Buecheler, Karina Kadakia, and Chloe Laursen

December 17, 2018


Filed under Culture

As young children, we are told that we can grow up to do and be anything we want. However, for some this is not an obtainable reality. As we grow older, we learn that success requires a range of different components.  Many students have the potential to be successful but are not given the opport...

Downtown Streets Team

Downtown Streets Team

Claire Moley, Kailee Correll

December 17, 2018


Filed under Culture

A city is often considered  a complex ensemble of streets and overlooking structures, yet, there are distinct, imperceptible social boundaries that divide the population into two primary factions. This dividing line is not drawn by race or gender, but rather the issue of housing. In every urban communit...

Kameras 4 Kidz

Kameras 4 Kidz

Angie Cummings and Patille Papas

December 17, 2018


Filed under Culture

As high school students, it is easy for us to get wrapped up in pandemonium of our day-to-day lives and forget about the little things that can offer us so much… We decided to hand the lens over to a couple of young, inexperienced photographers to get some refreshing perspectives of their daily life,...

Medicinal Misconceptions

Medicinal Misconceptions

Charlotte Amsbaugh, Ryan Gwyn, and Raj Sodhi

December 16, 2018


Filed under Culture

Potheads. Stoners. Mainstream media often falsely portrays those who have or seek to acquire medical marijuana cards as recreational users looking for a legal avenue to maintain their unlawful drug habits, rather than patients seeking prescription medication. Misconceptions contribute to a persistent stigma ...