News

Battle of the Bands raises funds for the arts

March 27, 2015

The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula (BGCP) will hosts its second annual Battle of the Bands fundraiser at the Palo Alto High School Haymarket Theater on Friday, March...  Read More »

$1 million to EPA youth for arts education

March 27, 2015

Chris Cox, Facebook Chief Product Officer, has recently given the nonprofit group Live In Peace Inc. (LIP) $1 million to establish relationships between East Palo Alto (EPA)...  Read More »

Council discusses change in rental zones

March 27, 2015

The Palo Alto City Council held a meeting with local residents to discuss the possibility of adjusting local zoning regulations to address regulation of short-term rentals...  Read More »

District examines policies

March 27, 2015

Palo Alto Unified School District’s (PAUSD) Board of Education held a policy review meeting recently, reviewing 13 different policies. The Board began by reviewing the...  Read More »

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Opinion

David Oyelowo stars in the film Selma, playing the role of Martin Luther King Jr.

Minorities deserve equal representation in media

March 27, 2015

Thanks to some of this year’s Oscar acceptance speeches, there has been a lot of recent discussion about inequitable representation in the media, as there should be. Women...  Read More »

College process stress is beneficial

March 27, 2015

It’s that time of year again: as seniors come to the end of their college application journey, juniors are just about to embark on one of their most difficult challenges...  Read More »

Students should not be allowed to read teacher recommendations for it may pressure the teachers to write dishonest letters.

The right to read college recommendations is disadvantageous

March 27, 2015

As seniors finish hearing back decisions from colleges and juniors find themselves at the beginning of the tedious college application process, we as students continue to...  Read More »

Add more teambuilding to advisory curriculum

March 27, 2015

Advisory is constructed as a designated time to gather information ranging from graduation and college to bullying and other social-emotional issues. Aside from...  Read More »

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Editorial

Lifestyle

Adapting to the age of innovation

Adapting to the age of innovation

The Information Age is over, and the Innovation Age has begun. The accumulation of knowledge is no longer the only priority of our society. Rather, the introduction of novel...  Read More »

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Improving in-class body language for students

March 27, 2015

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Many students wish to extensively hone their art skills, but homework and long school days leave little time for artistic projects.

Student artists sacrifice their passions for academics

March 27, 2015

Creative people are known for thinking out of the box, going against the grain, acting spontaneously and possessing many other traits that normal people view...  Read More »

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Branding Directors

March 27, 2015

This is the age of the director. Trailers for films trumpet the names of famous directors alongside the words ‘produced by,’ ‘created by’ and even just ‘from.’...  Read More »

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Sports

Softball team confident about ability to continue strong start

Softball team confident about ability to continue strong start

After much preparation, the  Palo Alto High School’s softball team started off its season with a game against South San Francisco High School. Unfortunately, the team...  Read More »

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Sophomore Tommy Smale gets ready on the block to prepare for the meet on Friday. The boys team is looking to avenge a loss to Gunn High School earlier in the season.

Boys swim team victorious after close meet with Homestead

March 27, 2015

The boys swim team had a nail-biting victory recently at its last match against Homestead High School on March 20. The boys swim team has started their season strong and...  Read More »

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Girls swimming and diving team undefeated

March 27, 2015

Palo Alto High School’s girls swimming and diving team began its season with an easy win at its first meet of the year. The dual meet was on March 12 at Henry M. Gunn...  Read More »

Baseball team stays positive after defeat

March 27, 2015

Palo Alto High School varsity baseball team suffered an unfortunate loss in the tenth game of their season after getting defeated by San Ramon Valley High School with a score...  Read More »

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