Spotlight: In my opinion slut-shaming must stop

A note to the reader: This article is not promoting casual sex and dressing revealingly. However, it is not condemning it either. We are not saying that one perspective on sex is any more “right” or “moral” tha...

Willy Lee: Lee-ving A Legacy

Senior Willy Lee, another noteworthy swimmer, also raised the standards for Paly swimming. Lee’s most significant accomplishment is his school record in the 100-yard backstroke with his mark of 49.94 seconds. ...
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Websites required to take down pictures of minors

With an influx of careless adolescent posts, such as unpleasant photos containing illicit substances, the Internet is transforming into a repository for embarrassment. On Jan. 1, 2015, web companies including social media sites like Keek will be required to re...

What makes a good coach?

What is a coach? A coach is a person who hones athletes’ skills, and allows players to perform at the peak of their abilities. In sports, athletes’ natural ability can only take them so far. In order to improve...

Volleyball continues its hot streak with first league win

The Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity volleyball team won its first league match against Los Gatos High School on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Unfortunately, the team could not carry the momentum from its 3-2 victory over Los Gatos into a victory over the Homestead ...

Stanford professors win MacArthur Grant

Two Stanford professors recently won the MacArthur Grant for their contributions to science. The MacArthur Grant, often referred to as the “Genius Grant,” is given to anywhere from 20 to 40 individuals each ye...

Photo students’ work published on New York Times blog ‘Lens’

Recently, photos from several different Palo Alto High School students were published in the New York Times photography blog, Lens. Many of the Paly students featured are from one of Margo Wixsom’s photography classes as they were required to submit some of th...

Jayna Wittenbrink: Looking to the Future

Senior Jayna Wittenbrink reflects on her years participating in both Paly swimming as well as club swimming at PASA. She is proud of her achievements, but also feels a sense of gratitude toward her supportive t...