C Magazine

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


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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, Featured on Home Page

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...

Working Women

Emily Filter, Chloe Laursen, and Mahati Subramaniam

December 6, 2018


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“C-suite” positions such as CEO and CFO require a lot of persistence and dedication, especially for women seeking such titles. Hard working female executives throughout the Bay Area have forged their own paths to reach these powerful positions. Traditionally, men have dominated the majority of...

After the Hashtag

Ashley Guo, Jessica Weiss, and Katherine Buecheler

November 28, 2018


Filed under Culture

#MeToo The iconic #MeToo movement first went viral on Twitter in October 2017 as a way to share experiences and jumpstart the conversation around the ever-so-taboo topic of sexual assault and harassment. Tens of thousands of people supported the cause, including celebrities such as Angelina Jolie and...

Culture Combination

Culture Combination

Kailee Correll

November 28, 2018


Filed under Culture

Wait. You’re adopted?” A look of confusion and shock flash across people’s faces when I tell them that I was adopted from China when I was 11 months old. I guess it’s surprising because I look enough like my parents that I could pass as their biological child. Being adopted has never bothered...

A Spike Lee Joint

Angie Cummings and Gigi Tierney

November 12, 2018


Filed under Culture

C Magazine examines the innovative ways in which filmmaker Spike Lee uses his work to expose the social and political injustices towards African Americans. Spike Lee, the director of the most recent political striker, “BlacKkKlansman”, is consistently involved in all creative aspects of his films, which addr...

Closing the Gap, Opening the Opportunity

Closing the Gap, Opening the Opportunity

Chloe Laursen, Katherine Buecheler, and Karina Kadakia

November 7, 2018


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As young children, we are told that we can grow up to do and be anything we want. However, for some this is not an obtainable reality. As we grow older, we learn that success requires a range of different components. Many students have the potential to be successful but are not given the opportunities...