C Magazine

Beating Boredom

Beating Boredom

Katherine Buecheler, Sophia Baginskis, and Fiza Usman

June 8, 2020

With a surplus of time on their hands, Paly students have the opportunity to rekindle old passions and discover new ones.

Pages of Isolation

Pages of Isolation

Callum Olsen, Raj Sodhi, and Rachael Vonderhaar

June 8, 2020

Old journals have told the stories of our past and have now returned as a cathartic release during times of uncertainty.

Hip Hop’s Newest Wave

Hip Hop's Newest Wave

Ellen Chung and Ellie Fitton

June 8, 2020

Five years ago, Asian hip-hop was almost nonexistent in the US. That all changed with the creation of 88rising—the music label that is finally putting Asian artists on the map and taking the American music industry by storm. Founded in 2015 by San Jose native Sean Miyashiro, 88rising has become a...

Unbounded Love

Unbounded Love

Tamar Ponte and Mahati Subramaniam

May 29, 2020

Amidst these times of uncertainty and isolation, it is more important than ever that we maintain our emotional connections with those around us.

End of the Road

End of the Road

Sophie Jacob and Isabella Moussavi

May 29, 2020

The impacts of COVID-19 have taken away the last months of high school for the class of 2020. Despite what has been lost, seniors attempt to move forward and make the most of an unfortunate situation.

Prom 2020: What We Would’ve Worn

Prom 2020: What We Would've Worn

Ashley Guo

April 24, 2020

While there are the would’ves, could’ves, cancellations and uncertainties, prom is a significant high school experience that we don’t have to completely miss out on.

Misery Poker

Misery Poker

Dunya Mostaghimi and Mahati Subramaniam

April 22, 2020

Humans love to compare, but when comparison turns into a competition of wagering your miseries, the game can never be won. Let the rounds begin!

Knock on Wood

Knock on Wood

Leslie Aboytes and Libby Spier

March 2, 2020

From lucky clothing to holding your breath in tunnels, many students have superstitions that may go undetected, but can dictate major parts of their lives.

An Escape From Reality

An Escape From Reality

Kailee Correll and Lindsey McCormick

February 29, 2020

The science fiction genre rapidly increases in popularity every year. With more and more franchises being put into that category, we wonder why these imaginative worlds have been attractive to audiences for years.

Not So Stereotypical

Not So Stereotypical

Sukhman Sahota

February 29, 2020

Growing up in a world full of expectations, stereotypes and assumptions, I often found myself confused as to why I could not fit the mold so many people expected.

A Student’s Best Friend

A Student’s Best Friend

Zander Darby and Callum Olsen

February 5, 2020

Within Paly’s high-pressure environment, students have found that service and therapy dogs help reduce stress and improve their overall mental health.

Underdressed

Underdressed

Kailee Correll and Karina Kadakia

January 9, 2020

Many schools enforce dress codes, claiming that revealing clothing distracts from student learning. After past incidents regarding student attire, progress has been made to ensure that clothing is an outlet for expression, not judgement.