Palo Alto High School's Arts and Culture Magazine

C Magazine

Palo Alto High School's Arts and Culture Magazine

C Magazine

Palo Alto High School's Arts and Culture Magazine

C Magazine

Tamar Ponte

Tamar Ponte, Online Creative Director

All content by Tamar Ponte
Unbounded Love

Unbounded Love

Amidst these times of uncertainty and isolation, it is more important than ever that we maintain our emotional connections with those around us.
May 29, 2020
Pins and Needles

Pins and Needles

The rise in popularity of tattoos and piercings has spurred a new age of social acceptance which changes the way people express themselves.
February 29, 2020
80s Revival

80s Revival

The 1980s was an electric decade known for its bold colors, oversized blazers and permed hair. The signature hairstyles, makeup and clothing have made a comeback with a twenty-first-century twist.
January 9, 2020
Pop! Art

Pop! Art

November 19, 2019
Stop the Fame

Stop the Fame

As the stigma around school shooters continues to grow, the media has a choice to either fuel this growing fire of atrocities by over-analyzing the perpetrator, or extinguish the glamorization of these mass shooters.
October 15, 2019
Under the Watchful Eye

Under the Watchful Eye

With the recent influx of scandals, the reach of public shaming is becoming more widespread. In what situations can this hate be justified?
May 2, 2019
Fresh Off the Runway

Fresh Off the Runway

“Seeing these models motivates me the most to continue modeling because maybe one day, I too can be not just a model for clothes, but a model for the younger generations to not doubt their capabilities and show the world, their full potential.” - Aimee Dossor
March 20, 2019
Censor This, #%@*!

Censor This, #%@*!

Blocking expression has become a prominent issue, preventing artists from communicating their beliefs and in turn halting society's ability to grow from the exposure to controversial perspectives.
March 18, 2019
Jackie outside of a bodega in the Bronx after shooting heroin. Her friend, Kelly, stayed with her for approximately thirty minutes to make sure she was safe while high.

The Face of Crisis

The opioid epidemic affects millions of Americans on a growing scale. Many artists have set out to capture the candid vulnerability of addiction both in use and recovery. Their efforts serve to humanize and highlight addiction's impact on countless lives and to provide momentum behind policies aimed at effectively relieving the crisis.
March 18, 2019
Coming Home

Coming Home

Palo Alto offers one of the best public educations in the country, largely credited to the incredible teachers, who work tirelessly for their students, as well as the extensive budget of the district. The skyrocketing prices of Palo Alto homes push many teachers out of the area, who are then forced to lose hours from both their personal and professional lives to devote to their daily commute.
February 12, 2019
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.
December 14, 2018
Big Business is Watching

Big Business is Watching

Marketing has arguably always been a form of public manipulation however, with the increasing availability of digital consumers' private information, the ethicality of the industry is being further called in to question.
December 6, 2018
High School Heartbreak Club

High School Heartbreak Club

The familiar, charming storyline commonly used in coming-of-age films is not only unrealistic, but is also harmful to the mentality of students as they become increasingly susceptible to fabricating comparisons between what they see in real life and what they see on screen.
December 6, 2018
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