• Are Top Tier Colleges Worth It?

    Are Top Tier Colleges Worth It?

    Stephanie Cong and Lauren Klass

    October 13, 2014

    Stanford. Harvard. Yale. Princeton. Columbia. These prestigious, top ranked universities are popular among the top of Palo Alto High School seniors’ college lists. The pressure of being accepted into, and attending top tier colleges is common, especially in Silicon Valley where we are surrounded... READ MORE »»

  • The Campanile’s Top Ten Playoff Performers Still Standing

    The Campanile’s Top Ten Playoff Performers Still Standing

    Owen Dulik, Sports Editor

    October 13, 2014

    The 2014 Major League Baseball (MLB) playoffs, are in full swing with the Wild Card and Divisional rounds already having been concluded. The Royals beat the Athletics in a wild thriller, and went on to sweep the top-seeded Angels. In the American League, the Orioles easily swept the Tigers. In the National League,... READ MORE »»

  • Hopes are high for talented young Warriors team

    Hopes are high for talented young Warriors team

    Galen Byrd, Senior Staff Writer

    October 13, 2014

    With only 15 days until the start of the National Basketball Association (NBA) regular season, expectations for the Golden State Warriors remain high, based on recent success. Coming out of a solid 51-win 2013-14 season riddled with injuries to key players and an offseason of strengthening the... READ MORE »»

  • Media Arts Center to host Grand Opening

    Media Arts Center to host Grand Opening

    Maggie Rosenthal, Staff Writer

    October 13, 2014

    After four years of construction, the Media Arts Center (MAC) opened for use at the beginning of this school year. In celebration, the new MAC will have a series of events for its grand opening, from Oct. 16 through Oct. 18. “It’s a major grand opening for the largest media... READ MORE »»

    Guest speakers Shelby Coffey (top left), David Kelley (bottom left) and Arianna Huffington (top right) will be interviewed by Kara Swisher (bottom right) on a panel in the Media Arts Center grand opening event.

    Conner Harden

  • Vinyl Revival

    Vinyl Revival

    Bo Field, Staff Writer

    October 13, 2014

    Ever since it began its slow revival in the late 2000s, music on vinyl has been dismissed by many as a token possession of pretentious, delusional hipsters holding onto an obsolete format simply for its style or its irony. The same people making these assumptions then go... READ MORE »»

News

Caltrain delayed after fatality near Charleston Road intersection

October 15, 2014

Caltrain confirmed that there has been a casualty on their train tracks near Charleston Avenue at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening. According to the Transit Police’s investigation...  Read More »

Annual College Awareness Day prepares students for future

October 13, 2014

On Oct. 15, Palo Alto High School students will participate in College and Career Awareness Day, a day specifically dedicated to allowing students to familiarize...  Read More »

Committee helps to better student experience

October 13, 2014

Palo Alto High School’s Climate Committee, created in Jan. 2014, is continuing this school year. Its goal is to make Paly’s school culture more inclusive and welcoming. In...  Read More »

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Opinion

The Buena Vista Mobile Home Park consist of multiple small, trailer homes which are fairly cramped together.

The closure of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park is inexcusable

October 13, 2014

With the closing of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park looming ahead, its ensuing consequences, which include the displacement of hundreds of low-income Palo Alto...  Read More »

Should there be rivalry between publications? NO

October 13, 2014

The Campanile and C Magazine are better than Verde. No, Verde is better than the Campanile and C Magazine. All three are better than Voice, but then who gets...  Read More »

Insufficient textbook supply prevents students from completing bookwork at school.

Library ought to invest more funds to expand inadequate textbook collection

October 13, 2014

This year the students at Palo Alto High School are very fortunate to have millions of dollars spent on new classrooms, desks, spinny chairs and laptop carts. In the eyes...  Read More »

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Editorial

Lifestyle

Paly student library celebrates Banned Books Week

While walking through the library, a student notices a bookshelf covered in caution tape and books hidden in manila folders. The student stops and picks up a folder. As he...  Read More »

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Jake’s Takes: “Purge: Anarchy” improves on Purge

October 17, 2014

When audiences saw the trailer for The Purge (2013), many thought it promised a great plot and had vast potential. Set in the near future, crime rates have been at an all...  Read More »

Junior draws inspiration from HONY, documents life at Paly

October 17, 2014

“Humans of New York” (HONY) is a social media phenomenon that has quickly grown into a deep, storytelling photoblog of the culture and people of the city of New York....  Read More »

Farmers’ Market

October 13, 2014

Every Sunday, Palo Alto’s popular California Avenue transforms into a crowded street with vendors selling a wide range of products, in addition to a vast variety of prepared...  Read More »

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Sports

Exit Jeter, Enter Bandwagon

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has announced his retirement from the sport of baseball, and he has been honored not only by every other team in baseball,...  Read More »

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Girls Water Polo team to improve after season opener

October 14, 2014

Palo Alto High School’s girls water polo team has begun to improve after a disappointing season opener, earning seventh place out of 16 teams in the Menlo Varsity Tournament...  Read More »

Varsity boys water polo player Kevin Bowers attempting to score a goal in a game against Henry M. Gunn High School

Boys Water Polo team holds third place in SCVAL

October 13, 2014

The Palo Alto High School boys water polo season is now in full swing. The team won its first game easily, beating Homestead on Viking home turf by a score of...  Read More »

Girls tennis team leads undefeated season

October 13, 2014

Moving down from the De Anza League to the El Camino League has allowed the Palo Alto High School girls tennis team to have an undefeated season thus far, with...  Read More »

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