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on the EDGE

Hazel Shah, Ellie Fitton, and Rebekah Limb

March 22, 2018

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Palo Alto is center stage when it comes to the remarkable world of technology, but 40 years ago this town had a different empire in its spotlight. At the peak of the age of rock and roll, the heart of Silicon Valley was a major hot-spot for a...

In Good @tayst

Angie Cummings, Emily Filter, and Lara Nakamura

March 22, 2018

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One of the greatest powers of social media is its international influence. Every post you see can impact you and every picture or video that you post can impact the person who views it. Companies leverage this for marketing a...

Artist of the Month: Amaya Mitchell

Hollie Chiao and Jack Stefanski

March 22, 2018

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Think back to middle school music class. For most, memories of an awkwardly quiet choir class or band instruments playing out of tune flood your brain. But some choose to express themselves through their instruments. Instead o...

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. ...