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Importance of teacher mentorship undervalued

Think about a skill that you have learned from someone else, a skill that you soon excelled at. Maybe it’s learning how to play video games or organizing an event, or a social skill, like flirting. Chances are,...
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Thrift Shopping

Following the era of consumers deceived into paying 15 extra dollars for an alligator, moose or eagle sown onto a cheap shirt, individuality has risen as the new popular style. In other words, straying away from conventional fashion trends and defining one’s o...

The Life of a Second Semester Senior

As we delve deeper into second semester senior year, the workload in most classes seems to be diminishing. Or perhaps we just have a skewed perception of the workload due to the lack of stress and motivation fo...
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Career month coming soon

The annual Palo Alto High School Career Month will kick off with a bang on Friday, Feb. 28 as a Stanford University solar powered car makes its debut on the Paly quad. Speakers will begin their presentations th...
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Recent showers fail to pull California out of drought

Due to the lack of rainfall and predicted shortage of water, Governor Jerry Brown has, as of Jan. 17, declared a State of Emergency. This proclamation includes 20 different orders to be carried out until the St...

Local TEDx talks to begin after years of success across town

TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) was founded in 1984 under the slogan “ideas worth spreading.” Six years later, in 1990, the conferences became a yearly event, with an annual conferences scheduled in Monterey, California. TED began to gain popularity...