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Paly Theatre presents Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’
Paly Theatre presents Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’
Lucas Yuan, Managing Editor • April 14, 2024

Paly Theatre’s spring production, “Hamlet,” premiered at the Performing Arts Center on April 13. Set in modern day Denmark, Prince Hamlet (senior Kyle Vetter) is commanded by his father’s ghost...

Cultural Connections Club hosts Araceli Gómez-Aldan to discuss artificial intelligence
Cultural Connections Club hosts Araceli Gómez-Aldan to discuss artificial intelligence
Dhruv Shetty, Senior Staff Writer • April 15, 2024

News reporter and anchor Araceli Gómez-Aldana spoke at Paly about the implications of artificial intelligence within journalism in a meeting...

ASB elections end, new positions announced for 2024-25 year
ASB elections end, new positions announced for 2024-25 year
Annika Chu, Staff Writer • March 20, 2024

After weeks of campaigning, ASB officers have been elected for the 2024-25 school year. Junior Julian Hong was re-elected as President, and...

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Taste testing viral influencer snacks, beverages so you don’t have to
Taste testing viral influencer snacks, beverages so you don’t have to
Heather Song and Kate Xia April 7, 2024

After successfully infiltrating the entertainment industry with clickbaits and scams, many YouTubers try to insert themselves into the food industry...

Short-form content popularity suspected to dramatically lower attention span, focus in classrooms
Short-form content popularity suspected to dramatically lower attention span, focus in classrooms
Heather Song, Social Media Manager • April 4, 2024

As the clock slowly ticks, sophomore Teresa Wang repeatedly taps a pencil on her desk and holds her head heavily in her hand, staring blankly...

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Student-run clubs champion social change
Isabella Bian, Staff Writer • March 26, 2024

In a wave of teal, Paly students rush to cram into the football field’s student section before kickoff as senior Tate Hardy hands out teal...

The political scene, driven by screens
The political scene, driven by screens
Lucas Yuan, Alec Bonnard, and Luca Vostrejs February 21, 2024
As a sophomore in Portland four days before Earth Day, Kofi Kim opens Instagram and instantly, a colorful flood of posts fills his screen. Tapping to view a story from his school’s environmental club, words promoting Portland Youth Climate Strike’s upcoming protest popped out at Kim, now a Paly junior, telling him and Oregon Episcopal School students, “FILL OUT THE INTEREST FORM IN OUR BIO!”
Departments should standardize courses for consistency
Departments should standardize courses for consistency
Meryem Orazova, Staff Writer • April 7, 2024

As I navigate my way around campus, swapping stories with friends about the recent chemistry lab and the nearly impossible trig test, one recurring...

Athletic department should post weight room schedule
Athletic department should post weight room schedule
Kate Xia, Lifestyle & Science/Tech Editor • April 7, 2024

Leaning against the cold gray walls, I sit slouched outside the weight room, jolting upright at the sound of every footstep, hoping to hear the...

California should pursue Vote16, lower voting age for local elections
California should pursue Vote16, lower voting age for local elections
Alec Bonnard, Lifestyle Editor, Diversity Equity & Inclusion Manager • March 19, 2024

Just a few weeks ago, I pre-registered to vote, confident that California would allow 17-year-olds who become adults by the general election...

Classes should offer improved independent learning opportunities to nurture growth, foster collaboration
Classes should offer improved independent learning opportunities to nurture growth, foster collaboration
Naveen Narayanaswami, Staff Writer • March 17, 2024

Take a look around a classroom and, chances are, you’ll see math worksheets and notes turned into art canvases with doodles scrawled in blue...

Students deal with misconceptions of hidden disabilities
Students deal with misconceptions of hidden disabilities
Cherianne Yoon, Staff Writer • April 13, 2024

The word “disability” often leads people to imagine wheelchairs, prosthetics and handicapped parking, but in reality, at least 10% of Americans...

Art by Teresa Wang
Gaming addiction grows in teens, affects social, academic life
Julian Hong April 13, 2024

As Senior Hahn Ng stares into his PC monitor, fake fans on the video game Rocket League cheer, and he shudders from the sound of crashing cars....

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Badminton readies new members
Badminton readies new members
Amaya Bharadwaj, Staff Writer • March 24, 2024

Badminton kicked off their season with 120 sign-ups for a traditionally 48-person team, according to junior and Varsity Badminton Assistant Captain...

Female athletes challenge stereotypes, celebrate Women In Sports Day
Female athletes challenge stereotypes, celebrate Women In Sports Day
Amaya Bharadwaj, Staff Writer • March 24, 2024

Junior Kinga Czajkowska sprints down the track toward the finish line as her dad, coaches, and hundreds of fans cheer her on. The buzzing environment...

Art by River Wu
Student golfers examine Tiger Woods’ new brand
Rohan Bhatia, Sports Editor • March 23, 2024

A black hat, red shirt and black pants with Nike logos stitched in white is the most deadly sight in golf. Add the famed green jacket and Masters...

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