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Experimentation or Self-Medication

Experimentation or Self-Medication

Tyler Varner

May 22, 2019

Experimentation with drugs and alcohol is extremely common in high school.  There are also kids that are struggling with serious problems, and fall into substance abuse as a way of coping.  How do we draw a line between mere experimentation and self-medication? Self-medication is defined as using dru...

Understanding Typography

Leon Lau

May 22, 2019

Typefaces that are selected for their style, legibility, and readability are most effective when following the fundamental principles of typographic design. A typeface is a collection of letters. While each letter is unique, certain shapes are shared across letters. A typeface represents share...

Have We Learned Nothing From Legally Blonde?

Have We Learned Nothing From Legally Blonde?

Jessica Weiss

May 22, 2019

When you think of Kim Kardashian, you probably remember her iconic derriere, her marriage to Kanye West, and maybe her crying face. She may have found her way to success by using her sexuality as a tool, but since arriving on the scene in 2007 she has started successful brands and become a savvy bus...

(almost) 73 Questions with Karina

Angie Cummings, Claire Moley, and Maddie Yen

May 21, 2019

An in-depth satirical approach towards Vogue's famous 73 Q's videos featuring prominent celebrities talking about themselves. C Magazine's "buisness" manager, Karina Kadakia, answers an unknown number of questions about her role on the publication, among other things. https://youtu.be/_Za7ubDbALA...

On the Map: Mom and Pop Shops

On the Map: Mom and Pop Shops

Ashley Guo and Sophie Jacob

May 21, 2019

Palo Alto has a strong sense of community not just from its people but also from its long-lasting, "mom and pop" shops. Check out this map to discover some hidden gems in Palo Alto and its surrounding cities!

Parking vs Pollution

Claire Moley

May 21, 2019

During the past semester, many Paly students have complained about the lack of parking in the football and tower building parking lots. Many upperclassmen have noticed that when they arrive at school, there are far fewer spots available than there were before. “A lot of the kids who are new drivers...

Calling all Artists!

Calling all Artists!

Natalie Schilling

May 21, 2019

Are you an artist and go to PALY? Do you want to have your art featured in C-Magazine? If you replied yes to these questions, all you have to do is check out this flyer and fill out the attached form!

Palo Alto’s Questionable Incinerator

Gigi Tierney

May 20, 2019

Palo Alto, in almost all aspects, is leading the charge in environmentally-friendly orientated transformations, actively developing regulations and plans to improve the quality of our air and to raise awareness of our environmental footprint. First, in 2000, Palo Alto developed a Sustainability Policy, which outlined the g...

Healthy vs Harmful Sunscreens

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Hazel Shah

May 19, 2019

Over the summer, Paly students branch out across the world on vacation in various exciting locations. However, a hot spot for lots of families is somewhere not too far from home but still a well-known tourist location: Hawaii. Lounging on the beach, snorkeling and swimming are musts when it comes to ...

Plastic Planet

Chloe Laursen

May 19, 2019

Winding through the last of the sharp turns of Highway 17, you’re now only a few short moments away from the iconic Northern California beaches. Windows down, the distinct ocean breeze drifts into the car as the sun beams through, only one thing could make this better: iced coffee. You stop at one...

The Last Straw

The Last Straw

Fiza Usman, Staff writer

May 19, 2019

More people are becoming increasingly aware of and are realizing the severity of climate change. It has become a trend to be more eco-friendly, as social media outlets have had an influx of posts advocating for a healthier earth. Additionally, artists such as “Lil Dicky” have began to make song...

C Magazine Tries: Vlogging

Angie Cummings and Gigi Tierney

December 18, 2018

Staff writers Angie Cummings and Gigi Tierney see if they have what it takes to film and edit a Youtube quality vlog. Here, they detail an at-school workout that anyone can do during tutorial or their prep period.  https://youtu.be/IlKOSPNEhp0 ...