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Trump’s First 100 Days

Trump’s First 100 Days

Rima Parekh

April 28, 2017


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Immigration One of President Trump’s most controversial executive orders, the travel ban, initially issued on Jan. 27, called for an indefinite ban on travelers and prospective U.S. citizens from seven majority Muslim countries: Iraq, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan and Libya. Trump claimed that ...

Student Entrepreneurs

Student Entrepreneurs

Rima Parekh and Lara Nakamura

April 28, 2017


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Aditya Ganapathi Aditya Ganapathi, a senior at Gunn High School, has built a business around a rising issue in the global community that still needs to be addressed: gang rape and sexual assault. Ganapathi’s product, the nGuard, is a small bluetooth device that women can easily carry on their person o...

Berlin International Film Festival

Berlin International Film Festival

Rosa Schaefer Bastian

April 25, 2017


Filed under Culture, Web Exclusive

  The seemingly never ending countdown was finally coming to a close. The suitcases were filling and the below freezing weather clothes bought. All the emails, full of plans, had been exchanged. Now it was time to get on a plane for twelve hours and start my newest adventure. Last February, I ...

Blast From The Past: Prom!

Blast From The Past: Prom!

Darrow Hornik and Mattie Orloff

April 21, 2017


Filed under Culture

We got a chance to ask some of our favorite teachers about their experiences at their high school proms. Who did they go with? What did they wear? Did they regret anything about their prom experience? Read ahead to find out more about Palo Alto High School teachers’ promenades. Let’s see if you ca...

Why do kids stop loving school?

Why do kids stop loving school?

Alexis Pisco

April 19, 2017


Filed under Culture

Child psychologist Susan Wilkens describes the reasons why kids hate school as “the perfect storm.” Wilkens worked as a pediatric psychologist and clinical supervisor at the Children’s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland for ten years and currently runs a family-centered psychotherapy practice...

AAR: The Real Deal

AAR: The Real Deal

Ally Scheme

April 17, 2017


Filed under Culture

Do you have a passion for subject matter beyond what is taught in the typical Paly classroom? Many students are pursuing their passions by taking Advanced Authentic Research (AAR), a class that enables students to research a unique project of their choice.  AAR recently won the Glenn W. Hoffman Award...

For Katelyn

For Katelyn

Amanda Hmelar, Staff Writer

April 15, 2017


Filed under Culture

18 years ago, my family faced a tragedy that has, to this day, had an influence over my family’s health and medical needs. My sister, Katelyn, who would have been two years older than me, died when she was 17 months old after receiving the DTaP vaccination, which is meant to immunize childre...

Self-Care Guide

Self-Care Guide

Julianna Roth

April 15, 2017


Filed under Culture

Cleaning and organizing can help distract you from stress and give you a sense of control over one part of your life. Set a timer for 10-30 minutes to organize and dust off one part of your room or house. Cleaning is something that most people put off, so you will feel accomplished and proud of yourself...

How to Make your Own Prom Corsage

How to Make your Own Prom Corsage

Fe Helar

April 14, 2017


Filed under Culture

WHAT YOU NEED: Select a color scheme. Choose colors that can be found on your dress or tuxedo, and make sure any additional accessories appropriately match you or your date’s dress. If unsure about colors, school colors are always an option. Choose your flowers. Purchase flowers that are near b...

C Magazine Perspective: Undocumented

C Magazine Perspective: Undocumented

Katie Passarello

March 17, 2017


Filed under Culture

A year after writing the C Magazine cover story Undocumented with fellow editor Sarah Shapiro, I wanted to take advantage of the opportunity to touch on the impact of journalism and the importance of understanding people’s real stories, especially from the voices of the voiceless. For the first time...

Good Girls Revolt

Good Girls Revolt

Hannah Darby and Ally Scheme

March 16, 2017


Filed under Culture

Spanning all seven continents, the Women’s March on Washington demonstrated the capabilities women have to inspire change. Amazon Prime TV’s “Good Girls Revolt” not only illustrates the power of women but also the dawn of the feminist movement. Set in 1969 and modeled after a true story, the sh...