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BOOT UP!

Jack Stefanski

November 3, 2017

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 build their own. This allows the computer to be more personal ...

Box me in, I dare you

Box me in, I dare you

Isabel Hadly and Benjamin Rapperport

November 3, 2017

Notice the student who sits quietly at their table; they are poilet but shy, and do not often raise their hand in class. In other words, this person is an introvert. On the other side of the spectrum, there’s the student who always has something to say; they challenge the teacher and have a friend...

Encapsulating our History

Maddie Yen and Maya Wilson

November 3, 2017

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; something still in place today. Upon arriving, Paly students buried a time cap...

Passing Judgement

Passing Judgement

Angie Cummings

October 24, 2017

My dad is black and my mom is white, but I have white skin. I am white passing. Racial passing is when a person who appears as though they are from one racial group actually belongs to another or multiple racial groups. Although I was aware my dad is black and my parents stressed to me that I am als...

Exploring the Unknown

Charlotte Cheng and Talia Stanley

October 24, 2017

INTERIOR DESIGN Do you enjoy making your room look nice? Are you inspired by your friends’ lovely homes? Do you daydream about your perfect house? In interior design, students ranging from freshman to seniors can create their own floor plans, select fabrics and arrange furniture for their dream home....

Culture

Jaime Furlong, Gigi Tierney, and Isabel Hadly

October 24, 2017

The word cult is typically used to describe a group with an autonomous leader — an autocrat that may drive members to carry out senseless actions that have historically included mass-suicide, animal sacrifice and murder. The definition of a “cult” according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary ...

hit the ROAD

Lia Salvatierra and Charlotte Amsbaugh

October 24, 2017

BAY AREA SKI BUS  The Bay Area Ski Bus is an incredible resource for anyone who wants to hit the slopes, or even just the snow. The service provides a variety of options, the most unique including a lift day pass to the destination (snacks included...

Greek Life

Greek Life

Emma Staiger

June 4, 2017

Kappa Kappa Gamma, Pi Kappa Alpha, and Phi Delta Theta are only a few of the Greek names that can be spotted on college campuses across the country. Membership in Greek organizations is central to many students’ collegiate experiences, and the bonds made within a sorority or fraternity often la...

Zero Waste Living

Zero Waste Living

Reilly Filter and Sarah Shapiro

June 4, 2017

What if, over four years, you could produce so little waste that it would all fit into a 16-oz mason jar? Not only is this entirely doable, but it’s the current accomplishment of 24-year-old blogger Lauren Singer. She leads a Zero Waste lifestyle, which she documents on her online blog “Trash is for Tossers....

Summer’s Summoning: A Look Book

Summer’s Summoning: A Look Book

Fe Helar

June 4, 2017

As the chilly winter mornings that make all the California girls want to crawl back into bed finally begin to ease, summer greets us, and this particular Cali girl is most excited about one thing: Summer fashion (what a shocker). Summon those denim skirts and vibrant crop tops from the depths of you...

Summer Events

Summer Events

Darrow Hornik and Talia Stanley

June 4, 2017

Outside Lands Music Festival  August 11 - August 13 Golden Gate Park 3-day ticket: $375 Future Nobody Safe Tour  June 15 Shoreline Amphitheatre General admission ticket: $29.50 San Francisco Pride Parade  June 24 - June 25 from 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Civic Center Plaza Free Palo Alto Art Festival Jul...

C Mag Perspective: Drawbacks of the Digital Age

C Mag Perspective: Drawbacks of the Digital Age

Atusa Assadi

June 4, 2017

Ever since a Verde verbatim came out about self-driving cars, for which I was quoted sounding like paranoid grandma meets conspiracy theorist with a low I.Q., technology being my “biggest fear” has been a running joke among my friends. Granted, I gave the interview after getting next to no sleep...