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Sex, Drugs and Gen Z

Sex, Drugs and Gen Z

Theo Lim-Jisra and Libby Spier

October 15, 2019

HBO’s newest drama presents a dismal outlook on the life of up-and-coming Gen Z teens, wrapped up in a neon-tinted bow.

Only Human

Art by Ellen Chung

Ellen Chung, Ashley Guo, and Sophie Jacob

October 15, 2019

Confining, ignorant and harmful, the “model minority” myth continues to affect an entire demographic of diverse individuals.

Under the Watchful Eye

Under the Watchful Eye

Jack Callaghan, Sophie Jacob, and Tamar Ponte

May 2, 2019

Face it, there have been instances in your life that you wish you could erase. These shameful memories, however, are harder to neglect when the pervasive media leaves little room for sheepish apologies in the relentless court of public opinion. Some view online shaming as a form of public participation ...

Fresh Off the Runway

Fresh Off the Runway

Tamar Ponte and Sukhman Sahota

March 20, 2019

Particles of makeup saturate the air, shimmering in the repetitive camera flashes. Suddenly, the deafening shouts of directors and backstage staff destroy the fragile scene, only serving to heighten the nerves of the models, who are moments away from hitting the runway. Though to an outsider, this ch...

The Face of Crisis

Jackie outside of a bodega in the Bronx after shooting heroin. Her friend, Kelly, stayed with her for approximately thirty minutes to make sure she was safe while high.

Ashley Guo, Tamar Ponte, Lia Salvatierra, and Raj Sodhi

March 18, 2019

The opioid epidemic affects millions of Americans on a growing scale. Many artists have set out to capture the candid vulnerability of addiction both in use and recovery. Their efforts serve to humanize and highlight addiction's impact on countless lives and to provide momentum behind policies aimed at effectively relieving the crisis.

All in the Spit

All in the Spit

Jack Callaghan and Kailee Correll

February 18, 2019

Aside from containing enzymes that break down food, saliva is made up of chromosomes that become the genetic outline of your being. 23andMe, a biotechnology company, provides a unique DNA analysis service that many people find fascinating due to the among of information that is able to be uncovered...

A Fatal Attraction

A Fatal Attraction

Katherine Buecheler, Fiza Usman, and Theo Lim-Jisra

February 12, 2019

Murderers, both in real life and in the movies, are omnipresent in our society. We are fascinated with those who commit horrific acts. But why can't we look away? Heart beating out of your chest, your body lies still, sitting on the couch in your living room. As the light from the TV flickers in the darkness, the violin melody preludes the victim’s g...

Coming Home

Coming Home

Tamar Ponte, Mahati Subramaniam, and Chloe Laursen

February 12, 2019

Between the year-round, near-perfect weather and overtaking tech industry, numerous citizens worldwide are migrating to what was once a charming, small town. Within the city of Palo Alto, almost all the housing infrastructure is occupied.With hardly any residents moving away and many flooding in, h...

Let’s Talk About Sex (Ed)

Let's Talk About Sex (Ed)

Gigi Tierney, Jaime Furlong, and Maddie Yen

February 12, 2019

While methods vary, the presence of and level to which sexual education is taught remains an extremely controversial topic. However, the ultimate hope is to teach a proactive sexual education in a way that will protect the health and wellbeing of adolescents, while simultaneously protecting each ind...

Starlets of Palo Alto

Starlets of Palo Alto

Ellen Chung, Claire Li, and Jack Stefanski

February 8, 2019

A second of anticipation surrounds the kitchen as fingers delicately place the finishing touch on a plate, a recipe developed after many stages of trial and error. Delve into the journey of two Palo Altan restaurants and the effort that each puts into attaining and maintaining A Michelin star, an ultima...

Closing the Gap, Opening the Opportunity

Closing the Gap, Opening the Opportunity

Katherine Buecheler, Karina Kadakia, and Chloe Laursen

December 17, 2018

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 opport...

Downtown Streets Team

Photos by Kailee Correll

Claire Moley, Kailee Correll

December 17, 2018

A city is often considered  a complex ensemble of streets and overlooking structures, yet, there are distinct, imperceptible social boundaries that divide the population into two primary factions. This dividing line is not drawn by race or gender, but rather the issue of housing. In every urban communit...