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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, 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 ...

Twenty First Century Trading

Emily Filter, Natalie Schilling, and Neive Wellington

December 14, 2018


Filed under Culture

Picture yourself surrounded by piles of clothes in the sale section of your favorite store. Have you ever considered where these clothes end up if they are never sold? Unfortunately, the truth is that excess stock often goes to the landfill— and there is much more of it than you may think. Accord...

It’s like Deja Vu…All Over Again

It’s like Deja Vu…All Over Again

Katherine Buecheler, Karina Kadakia, and Hazel Shah

December 14, 2018


Filed under Culture

Everything feels normal until your consciousness staggers; the present moment has triggered a sense of familiarity, presently causes an obscure sensation. This unexplainable experience is known as déjà vu, causes a brief moment distorted reality. The occurrence can be triggered by a smell, taste, co...

The Impatient Generation

The Impatient Generation

Katherine Buecheler, Jack Stefanski, and Charlotte Amsbaugh

December 14, 2018


Filed under Culture

Patience is a virtue and one backed by research. Studies have found that juveniles who demonstrate greater levels of patience go on to live more successful, fulfilling lives. Although, with the quick advancement of digital services and experiences, instant gratification can be easily obtained. With a...

Women Behind the Camera

Ellie Fitton, Hazel Shah, and Charlotte Amsbaugh

December 14, 2018


Filed under Culture

In the 90 years of the Oscars only five women have been nominated for the Best Director Academy Award. Of these five women, Kathryn Bigelow became the first and only female winner for this category in 2010. Although women account for 52% of movie goers, according to a 2016 study done by the Motion P...

Faith or Flow

Faith or Flow

Ellie Fitton, Maddie Yen, Claire Moley, and Tamar Ponte

December 14, 2018


Filed under Culture

Humans have always looked for a force greater than themselves to define life’s meaning and purpose in attempts to understand their circumstances. For centuries, religion and its practices have been the primary source of fulfilling these inclinations. Faith has impacted civilizations through the ideals ...