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Should College Athletes be Payed?

YES. The notion of paying college athletes has been floating around for many years. A hotly debated topic, college athletes should most certainly be paid for having to endure a tough life and for all the money...
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The Lost Art of Letter Writing

The Internet controls us. From the way we connect with friends to the way we retrieve our homework, its hypnotic power is unfortunately essential to living today. Sure, the Internet can be extremely helpful at ...
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Fire drill system in need of reform

It is a godsend for students during a boring class period and a nuisance for teachers’ lesson plans. We seem to have fire alarms on a monthly basis, and even a daily basis during the last weeks of school. And l...
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Graphic design students to sell calendars

Students in the graphic design class at Paly will be selling three different 2013 calendars they created in order to fundraise for the new design program, according to graphic design teacher Christine Hale. Ea...
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Hoodie Allen performs at Castilleja High School

Up-and-coming rapper Hoodie Allen kept his teenage fans screaming with hysteria on Nov. 30, 2012 at Castilleja School, despite arriving an hour late and performing a short 60 minute concert. At the end of the night, there were ambivalent reviews from the crowd...

Club Academia strives to help struggling students

Summer break is often seen as a time to forget about school, relax and have fun. For two Henry M. Gunn (Gunn) students, however, the summer of 2012 was an opportunity to launch a student-run website designed t...

Suzie Brown: the woman behind the transcripts

Suzie Brown keeps meticulous records of transcripts and assists seniors in the college application process. Suzie Brown keeps meticulous records of transcripts and assists seniors in the college application p...
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City Council proposes new Newell bridge

A plan to replace the Newell Street Bridge on the San Francisquito Creek has begun under joint work between the City of Palo Alto Public Works Department (CPPWD), the City of East Palo Alto, the San Franciscquito Creek Joint Powers Authority (JPA), and the Sa...
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Google releases bi-annual transparency report

Google Inc. released its sixth bi-annual transparency report on Nov. 13. In this three-part report, Google revealed information about its traffic worldwide, discussed government and corporate requests to remove...