C Magazine

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.

Double Sided Thrillers

Double Sided Thrillers

Faith Chow, Ashley Guo, and Claire Li

January 9, 2020

From tackling issues of race and social class to poverty and mental health, directors reveal deeper societal messages within recent movies such as "Joker," "Us "and "Parasite. ”

The Intuitive

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

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.

The American Dream

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 r...

This is Not a Drill

This is Not a Drill

Kimi Lillios, Ellie Rowell, Sukhman Sahota, and Ellie Rowell

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

Jesse Moss shooting a scene for his documentary “Overnighters”

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.