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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...

Tweet, tweet.

Charlotte Amsbaugh and Benjamin Rapperport

January 18, 2018

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As social media has evolved, our world, lifestyle and political climate have evolved with it. With the emergence of Twitter and other social media platforms, public perception of politics has changed forever. Social media is here...

Broken Rituals

Leon Lau and Benjamin Rapperport

January 18, 2018

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A pitch black room. New pledges shoved to the edges of the space, elbow to elbow. Suddenly, out of the darkness, a crackling sound comes out and the boys whip their necks, fearful of what will ensue. A recording blasts: “Welcome to th...

effortless immersion: international television

Lara Nakamura and Lia Salvatierra

January 18, 2018

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Exercising the linguistic skills you are learning in school can be difficult and daunting, especially when it only seems to add to your workload. As a way of applying the verb tenses and vocabulary loosely scattered in your brain...

Silence

Anonymous

January 18, 2018

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I hate the silence of waiting My mind fumbling over the cold phone that sits on my desk Untouched, unused, understood as our only connection I’m the first passenger on this train The first to step on, saying, “Let’s go!” ...

Boba Beware

Charlotte Cheng and Maddie Yen

November 3, 2017

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The recognizable cups with the air-tight plastic seals are all too familiar. You see the drinks everywhere, but the question has always lurked in your mind: what is in these obscure balls sinking to the bottom of my tea? With...

BOOT UP!

Jack Stefanski

November 3, 2017

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A personal computer, PC, has many uses, including surfing the web, making spreadsheets, writing essays and playing the latest video games.  Most consumers buy boring, pre-assembled computers, but it is becoming more popular for people to...

Box me in, I dare you

Box me in, I dare you

November 3, 2017

Encapsulating our History

Maddie Yen and Maya Wilson

November 3, 2017

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In the winter of 1918, eager students of Palo Alto High School marched through town towards their new school. The students stood in awe of the bright performing arts theatre with its Spanish style roof and arched arcades; some...