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Faith or Flow

Faith or Flow

Religion and spirituality differ, yet coincide in the sole purpose of granting meaning to the life of an individual.
Ellie Fitton, Maddie Yen, Claire Moley, and Tamar Ponte December 14, 2018

Humans have always looked for a force greater than themselves to define life’s meaning and purpose in attempts to understand their circumstances. For centuries, religion and its practices have been the...

Scouts Honor

Boy and Girl scouting is a popular activity among younger kids, but why do high schoolers continue to participate?
Jack Callaghan, Patille Papas, and Leon Lau December 12, 2018

For over 100 years, scouting programs have instilled in youth the values of the Boy Scout Oath, Law and the Girl Scout Promise. Today, these values are just as relevant in helping youth grow to their full...

The ‘Wich Sitch @ Driftwood

C Magazine dives into the history of one of the most popular lunch spots for Paly students. Driftwood Deli is more than a market, it’s a community.
Jack Callaghan, Maddie Yen, Claire Moley, and Isabel Hadly December 12, 2018

Anyone driving down El Camino in Palo Alto could easily miss the turn off into the tiny parking lot of the hidden gem, Driftwood Deli and Market. In fact, one might even mistake it as a part of the neighboring...

Final Destinations

Final Destinations

C magazine reaches out to two alumni with unique senior trips and two current seniors planning to make the most of their last summer before going off to college.
Jack Callaghan, Angie Cummings, and Emily Filter December 11, 2018

Sam '18 From June first to 23rd, Paly alumni Sam Guernsey (‘18) explored Europe with three of her closest friends. For many people, this sounds like a dream, but Guernsey found ways to make it a reality....

Watch Your Back

Watch Your Back

A perspective on how companies are crossing the line.
Ashley Guo December 6, 2018
A perspective on how companies are crossing the line.
Beyond the Tower

Beyond the Tower

Genevieve Liebscher, a former Paly student, represents one of the few who decided to take an untraditional career path. Delve deeper into two Paly alumni’s lives as they pursue their dream lifestyle.
Claire Li and Tyler Varner December 6, 2018

It’s always been easy to follow the same path as your peers. You take the same classes, take part in the same extracurriculars and go to the same colleges. It’s a path we have been following throughout...

Off the Chain

Out of the 2000’s emanated an era of quintessential fashion characterized by low rise pants, denim skirts paired with sequin halters and bright hued graphic shirts. C Magazine put together an ode to the Paly archives and celebrated films from the iconic decade.

Photos by Patille Papas and courtesy of Paly Madrono

Meat the World of Plant-Based Protein

Meat the World of Plant-Based Protein

Recently, many food companies have come up with alternatives to meat products using plant proteins. But how do these products compare to the real thing? Here we provide an in depth view of what plant based meats are and reviews of various items from local food establishments.
Claire Li and Mahati Subramaniam December 6, 2018

For many years, vegetarians and vegans have faced limited options when searching for meals that fit their lifestyle. Since then, many food companies have recognized the demand for alternatives and have...

Working Women

“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...

After the Hashtag

After the Hashtag

Although the iconic hashtags of viral social movements brought nationwide attention to their causes and left lasting effects, when they fall out of the public eye, many are left unsure if they have brought about substantial change.
Ashley Guo, Jessica Weiss, and Katherine Buecheler November 28, 2018
Although the iconic hashtags of viral social movements brought nationwide attention to their causes and left lasting effects, when they fall out of the public eye, many are left unsure if they have brought about substantial change.
Culture Combination

Culture Combination

The fact that I’m not my parent’s biological child sometimes slips my mind, so after 16 years I’ve finally taken the time to stop and think about my Chinese culture, as well as what my adoption means to me.
Kailee Correll November 28, 2018

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...

A Spike Lee Joint

Angie Cummings and Gigi Tierney November 12, 2018

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...

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