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Disney Cultures

Disney Cultures

Nicole Li, Mattie Orlof, and Ahana Ganguly

June 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase

It’s easy to say that Disney movies are just that — movies with no importance or value in the real world, purely entertainment for young children. But that may be precisely why they make such an impact. Since we are sharing these stories with our children, are we giving them information that wi...

The 5 Most Anticipated Albums of 2017

The 5 Most Anticipated Albums of 2017

Gabriel Cohen and Ryan Gwyn

June 4, 2017


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Travis Scott Hip hop superstar Travis Scott has teased his third album for a 2017 release. The album will be titled “Astroworld,” named after the Houston theme park Travis used to visit as a child. “Astroworld” will follow 2016's “Birds in the Trap Sing Mcknight.” We expect it to drop s...

Artist of the Month: Alia Cuadros-Conteras

Artist of the Month: Alia Cuadros-Conteras

Jasmine Abeyta

June 4, 2017


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Backstage, the murmur of performers running through their lines one last time and the indistinct sounds of various vocal warm ups create a busy atmosphere. Yet, Palo Alto High School (Paly) senior Alia Cuadros-Contreras is unphased; she gives herself headspace in an isolated corner, focusing on perfecting...

Minnesota Street Project

Minnesota Street Project

Nicole Li and Ahana Ganguly

June 4, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Deep in the heart of San Francisco’s industrial Dogpatch district, a place of trucks, abandoned warehouses, and construction pollution, a revolution is blooming. On the corner of Minnesota and 24th, this black-and-white building reveals nothing of its interior glories from afar. Little moved i...

C Mag Perspective: Drawbacks of the Digital Age

C Mag Perspective: Drawbacks of the Digital Age

Atusa Assadi

June 4, 2017


Filed under Culture, Showcase

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...

Bay Area Bread Tour

Bay Area Bread Tour

Atusa Assadi, Yashvi Tibrewal, and Fe Hmelar

June 4, 2017


Filed under Food, Showcase

Are you a frustrated local bread connoisseur, unfulfilled by the quality of the carbs in your vicinity? Look no further! Yashvi, Atusa and Fe present the best bread in the Bay Area. Pop in your rickety car with $10 of gas in the tank, and hit up these cult favorite (albeit a small cult of our families...

Spilling Ink

Spilling Ink

Julianna Roth and Stan De Martel

June 4, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

C Magazine sat down with Johnny and Lisa, two tattoo artists, at the Redwood City Tattoo Company. We asked them some questions about their experience becoming tattoo artist and some of their fondest memories. What is your favorite part about being a tattoo artist? Johnny: For me, tattooing is more of a craftsmanship than ar...

Freshmen Entrepreneur: Katherine Buecheler

Freshmen Entrepreneur: Katherine Buecheler

Talia Stanley and Hollie Chiao

May 19, 2017


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Q: Could you describe your company for us? A: PACHD is an original brand that takes simple clothing and adds a patch to make it more unique. The main goal is to sell clothes that cannot be found anywhere else. Q: What inspired you to start PACHD? A: My dad was the one that really motivate...

How has your family shaped you?

How has your family shaped you?

Lia Salvatierra and Ethan Nissim

May 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Web Exclusive

The Tone of Twins: Nissim’s Musical Roots By: Lia Salvatierra Ethan Nissim’s fingers confidently tread the golden keys of his saxophone as the melody spills through the bell of the instrument. Each key produces a colorful sound complimenting a track in the background, demonstrating the hours of pract...

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...

Art Lifting

Art Lifting

Rosa Schaefer Bastian, Lara Nakamura, and Hannah Darby

April 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase

Whether it be someone who is combating mental illness, or someone living in darkened alleys hidden between streets, people who are homeless or struggling with disabilities are financially, and at times physically, limited to the vast opportunities many are able to take advantage of. A common coping me...