C Magazine

This is Not a Drill

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

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

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

Life Through a Lens

Sophie Jacob

November 19, 2019

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

Out With the Old

Out With the Old

Leslie Aboytes and Katherine Buecheler

October 23, 2019

A new form of sexual violence prevention education in PAUSD

Redefining the Crown

Redefining the Crown

Emma Stefanutti and Atticus Scherer

October 15, 2019

By focusing on women empowerment and inclusion rather than looks, the pageant industry is taking steps in the right direction.

Stop the Fame

Stop the Fame

Lindsey McCormick and Tamar Ponte

October 15, 2019

As the stigma around school shooters continues to grow, the media has a choice to either fuel this growing fire of atrocities by over-analyzing the perpetrator, or extinguish the glamorization of these mass shooters.

You Wish You Were a Senior

You Wish You Were a Senior

Kailee Correll and Claire Li

October 15, 2019

Decades later, the senior class continues to follow the footsteps of previous years: wearing camouflage attire on various school days in a final display of unity.

Sex, Drugs and Gen Z

Sex, Drugs and Gen Z

Theo Lim-Jisra and Libby Spier

October 15, 2019

HBO’s newest drama presents a dismal outlook on the life of up-and-coming Gen Z teens, wrapped up in a neon-tinted bow.

Only Human

Only Human

Ellen Chung, Ashley Guo, and Sophie Jacob

October 15, 2019

Confining, ignorant and harmful, the “model minority” myth continues to affect an entire demographic of diverse individuals.

Fresh Off the Runway

Fresh Off the Runway

Tamar Ponte and Sukhman Sahota

March 20, 2019

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...

The Face of Crisis

The Face of Crisis

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

March 18, 2019

The opioid epidemic affects millions of Americans on a growing scale. Many artists have set out to capture the candid vulnerability of addiction both in use and recovery. Their efforts serve to humanize and highlight addiction's impact on countless lives and to provide momentum behind policies aimed at effectively relieving the crisis.