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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


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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


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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 ...

Scouts Honor

Jack Callaghan, Patille Papas, and Leon Lau

December 12, 2018


Filed under Culture

For over 100 years, scouting programs have instilled in youth the values of the Boy Scout Oath, Law and the Girl Scout Promise. Today, these values are just as relevant in helping youth grow to their full potential as they were in 1910, however the intended age for these activities has shifted towards ...

The ‘Wich Sitch @ Driftwood

Jack Callaghan, Maddie Yen, Claire Moley, and Isabel Hadly

December 12, 2018


Filed under Culture

Anyone driving down El Camino in Palo Alto could easily miss the turn off into the tiny parking lot of the hidden gem, Driftwood Deli and Market. In fact, one might even mistake it as a part of the neighboring hotel. But once entering the store, you may encounter a crowd that fills the small building. Dr...

Final Destinations

Final Destinations

Jack Callaghan, Angie Cummings, and Emily Filter

December 11, 2018


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Sam '18 From June first to 23rd, Paly alumni Sam Guernsey (‘18) explored Europe with three of her closest friends. For many people, this sounds like a dream, but Guernsey found ways to make it a reality. Guernsey believes that she was mainly able to make this trip a reality because her planning was exte...

Watch Your Back

Watch Your Back

Ashley Guo

December 6, 2018


Filed under Culture

Alexa is always listening. Does that bother you? Make you feel uncomfortable? Well, that’s not all. Every action you make, including any phone calls or text messages, is constantly being monitored by social media sites and smart technology such as Alexa, a virtual assistant and home system. Our ...

Beyond the Tower

Beyond the Tower

Claire Li and Tyler Varner

December 6, 2018


Filed under Culture

It’s always been easy to follow the same path as your peers. You take the same classes, take part in the same extracurriculars and go to the same colleges. It’s a path we have been following throughout our school careers and one that many are happy and fortunate to take. However, some realize the...

Off the Chain

Mahati Subramaniam, Karina Kadakia, and Patille Papas

December 6, 2018


Filed under Culture

Photos by Patille Papas and courtesy of Paly Madrono ...

Meat the World of Plant-Based Protein

Meat the World of Plant-Based Protein

Claire Li and Mahati Subramaniam

December 6, 2018


Filed under Culture, Food

For many years, vegetarians and vegans have faced limited options when searching for meals that fit their lifestyle. Since then, many food companies have recognized the demand for alternatives and have crafted substitutes to popular meals like cheeseburgers and chicken nuggets. Welcome to a world wh...