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924 Gilman

Kailee Correll and Gabe Cohen

March 22, 2018

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Deep in the neighborhood of West Berkeley, sandwiched between an auto repair shop and a Krav Maga studio lies a sacred piece of punk rock history known as 924 Gilman Street. It was home to the East Bay punk scene in the early 90s...

Down the Rabbit Hole

Hollie Chiao, Jaime Furlong, and Mattie Orloff

January 26, 2018

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For the last 64 years, Playboy Enterprises has been branded by many as misogynistic for objectifying the women displayed on its sprawling pages, known as the Playboy Bunnies. Women pressured to satisfy the ideals of physical s...

Bridge the Gap

Ben Rapperport and Ryan Gwyn

January 26, 2018

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We grow up on a path. We go to school, get good grades, go to a good college, get good grades there, get a job and live happily ever after. This is how we have been told to live a fulfilling and successful life, but what if t...

Is it worth it?

Charlotte Cheng

January 26, 2018

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In the 19th and 20th centuries, fashion designer brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Dior have succeeded in changing the way that fashion is used to express emotion, personality, individuality and taste. These upscale brand...

Open Mic Comedy Club

Lia Salvatierra and Isabel Hadly

January 26, 2018

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I. OPENING The struggles associated with one of the leading debilitative forms of disease, mental illness, procures the stage for the intersection of intellect, creativity and art in the form of humor. Comedy arises when uncommon co...

Up in Smoke

Charlotte Amsbough, Katie Look, and Alexis Pisco

January 26, 2018

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We’ve turned our back on Big Tobacco. Why haven’t we turned on e-cigarettes?

Glass Pumpkins

Emily Filter and Claire Moley

January 18, 2018

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The largest Glass Pumpkin Patch in Northern California takes place in our very own city: Palo Alto. Glass Pumpkins are created through the process of glassblowing and come in a variety of sizes and colors. This annual event is ...

Artist of the Month: Sam Cook

Charlotte Amsbaugh

January 18, 2018

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Three a.m., in front of a glowing computer screen surrounded by towering speakers, the junior sits writing a script that will most likely never leave his bedroom. This is a glimpse into the life of student film-maker Sam Cook. ...

Teaching for the world

Alexis Pisco and Grace Rowell

January 18, 2018

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As the appeal of the conventional teaching methods begins to fade, many teachers find themselves favoring student-centered and philosophical educating practices. Essentially, philosophical thought in educational circumstances...

Young Love

Claire Moley, Gigi Tierney, and Lia Salvatierra

January 18, 2018

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Kids are unique in the way they think about love; the value and complexity of love develops as kids move through the stages of childhood and begin associating love with memories and feelings of connection rather than external obje...

Let’s see that movie… again

Maddie Yen and Jack Stefanski

January 18, 2018

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IT (1990 vs. 2017) One of the most highly anticipated movies of 2017, “IT,” comes 27 years after the original production on a bigger screen. While the original was aired as a TV show with a limited budget and had mediocre reviews, Warner Brothers ...

Their dream, America’s reality

Lhaga Dingpontsawa, Isabel Hadly, and Jaime Furlong

January 18, 2018

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Most American citizens do not think twice before taking their driver’s test, filling out a job application or writing their college essays. However, for over 11.4 million people living in the United States, including some Palo Alto High Sc...

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