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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


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#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


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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


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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...

Punch Line Politics

Ellie Fitton, Sophie Jacob, and Raj Sodhi

October 31, 2018


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Art by Charlotte Amsbaugh The TV screen cuts to the suspenseful courtroom of the Kavanaugh hearing, but something is different. Gone are the faces of U.S. senators, and in place of them are those of familiar comedians, attempting to remain impassive. Suddenly, Matt Damon appears, concurrent with ...

Blurring the Boundaries

Blurring the Boundaries

Natalie Schilling and Claire Li

October 17, 2018


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The environmentalist and the outdoorsman: two similar yet contrasting roles in that they both engage with and depend on the outdoors but partake in different activities concerning it. Environmentalists work towards preserving the health of the planet  by thinking of creative ways to reuse materials, ...

Behind The Scenes

Behind The Scenes

Chloe Laursen, Emily Filter, and Sophie Jacob

October 14, 2018


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Once Upon A Time... A child, mesmerized by the magic and beauty of an alternate reality shining from the pixels of their television, becomes engaged in their imagination and is swept out of their living room. For many, their childhood's have been shaped by the marvelous stories produced by Walt Disney...

Diversify

Jaime Furlong and Fiza Usman

September 21, 2018


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In today’s world, social progress is strategically influenced by major corporations to include branding as part of every movement. Whether it’s the Black Lives Matter movement or the MeToo campaign, companies alter themselves to utilize media momentum. Before early 2015, there was an absence of ...

The Heroes Back Home

Ellie Fitton, Jaime Furlong and Leon Lau

September 16, 2018


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A Daughter For many children whose parents serve in the military, intermittent time spent without their mothers and fathers is normal. During most of their childhood they are unable to register the gravity of their parent’s sacrifice because for them it is all they have ever known. This, however,...

Artificial Influencers

Lhaga Dingpontsawa and Hollie Chiao

September 16, 2018


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Traditionally, celebrities have struggled with what is made public and what is kept from fans or critics, whether it be their history, personal relationships or family. The status that celebrities hold and the sense of mystery that surrounds them provoke a burning curiosity for an inside look into the...

The Extreme Outdoors

Leon Lau, Claire Li and Benjamin Rapperport

September 16, 2018


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Oscar Scherer Oscar Scherer, a Paly senior, tosses a sleeping bag, sleeping pad, raingear, a supply of food and bear spray into his bag. This is all he needs for his next adventure — conquering the infamous Pacific Crest Trail. This hike stretches along the west coast from the south of Canada to...