C Magazine

Leslie Aboytes and Libby Spier | March 2, 2020

 As the car crosses the train tracks, Rachel Renolds holds her breath before making a quick pit stop on the side of the road shortly after crossing. She hops out and knocks on the sidewalk and then on her head three times and returns to the car, continuing on with her day. No one is born believing in superstitions; there’s no internal instinct that prevents you from opening an umbrella...

The Intuitive

Lindsey McCormick and Mahati Subramaniam | January 9, 2020

Over the years, the role of psychics has diversified, branching out into the spectrum of health and wellness.

Off the Beaten Path

Sophie Jacob and Kimi Lillios | January 9, 2020

Life after high school may seem like a one track road to a traditional four year college, but in reality, it is a journey with infinite diverging pathways waiting to be discovered.

Libby Spier, Leslie Aboytes, Katherine Buecheler, and Sam Mutz | December 2, 2019

Pedro Rivas Lopez Pedro Rivas Lopez, a current bay area resident, grew up with his parents, five sisters and three brothers in Cumuatillo—a small town in Michoacán, Mexico. People stood on the side of the dusty roads and sold mangoes and lemons to the cars that passed. Church bells rang and the cows roamed the land.  “The next thing you know, I'm getting a haircut, I'm getting...

This is Not a Drill

Kimi Lillios, Sukhman Sahota, Ellie Rowell, and Emma Stefanutti | November 20, 2019

The planet is burning, oceans are rising, animals are dying and our quality of life is deteriorating every day. This relentless destruction of the planet can only be stopped if humanity as a whole takes more conscious steps towards sustainability.

Everybody Needs a Best Buddy

Zander Darby and Libby Spier | November 19, 2019

Best Buddies, an international non-profit, provides opportunities and friendships for people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities. Their four pillars are one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living. At Paly, the Best Buddies club focuses on friendships that have changed many lives for students. Friendships, unforgettable memories and opportunities are all formed both in and out of the classroom.

Low & Slow

Claire Li, Sam Mutz, and Hazel Shah | November 19, 2019

From gracing local neighborhoods to emerging on the streets of Japan, the striking cars and tight community of lowrider culture has evolved from its traditional Latino roots to bring people together from around the world.

Life Through a Lens

Sophie Jacob and Bridget Packer | November 19, 2019

Focusing on real life rather than fabricated stories, documentaries offer audiences a new means of sharing information and facilitating discussion.