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Why I love “Girls”

“Girls.” It’s brutally honest, outright hilarious, and borderline pornographic. It’s the story of New York twenty-somethings struggling in every single aspect of their lives. But Lena Dunham, the star, directo...
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McGiggles Gets Serious

Deserving. A word that seems to be thrown around far too often in the context of college admissions. It is heard with both congratulatory remarks on college acceptances and pitying condolences regarding reject...

Harassment case settled

The Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) works to resolve a civil rights issue after violating federal anti-discrimination laws in a middle school bullying case involving discrimination on the basis of dis...
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Track team starts strong during first meet

Paly’s first track meet against Saratoga High School last Thursday, March 7, was a promising start for the Viking runners. The Vikings beat Saratoga High by a large margin, which was an exciting way to start ...
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Library scheduled for renovations starting in 2014

The library is scheduled to undergo renovations that will expand the size of the library by at least 20 percent. Construction is set to begin in June 2014 and is predicted to finish August 2015. Librarians Rachel Kellerman and Deborah Henry have been working w...
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English department to standardize grading

Starting from the beginning of the 2012 school year, the members of the English Department have tried to align and standardize their essay grading system. Upcoming workshops are helping them further their progr...