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High prices, hidden flavors: the irony of Bazille at Nordstrom Rack
High prices, hidden flavors: the irony of Bazille at Nordstrom Rack
Erik Feng and Jerry Xia February 27, 2024

Hidden behind Stanford Shopping Center’s main block lies Nordstrom Rack, a sister store to the fashion retailer Nordstrom. Most shoppers visit Nordstrom Rack to browse an array of Nordstrom’s luxury...

ASB Studios initiative re-launches Palys Got Talent
ASB Studios initiative re-launches Paly's Got Talent
Holden Lee, Lifestyle & Sci/Tech Editor • February 21, 2024

Students showcased their unique skills and talents at Paly’s Got Talent, hosted by ASB on Thursday from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. in the Performing...

Full of energy, seniors run onto the court after a close victory against staff. “I didn’t expect (my last shot) to go in, but as soon as it did, I (went) crazy,” Vetter said.
Seniors defeat staff 27-25 at Winter Rally basketball game
Meryem Orazova and Annika Chu February 16, 2024

For the first time in over a decade, seniors claimed a victory against staff during the annual Winter Rally, which featured a student-vs-staff...

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High prices, hidden flavors: the irony of Bazille at Nordstrom Rack
High prices, hidden flavors: the irony of Bazille at Nordstrom Rack
Erik Feng and Jerry Xia February 27, 2024

Hidden behind Stanford Shopping Center’s main block lies Nordstrom Rack, a sister store to the fashion retailer Nordstrom. Most shoppers visit...

School traditions can foster close-knit ties within student body
School traditions can foster close-knit ties within student body
Meryem Orazova, Staff Writer • February 25, 2024

As senior Cal Currier arrives at the bleachers filled with his fellow classmates, he doesn’t go to find an empty seat. Instead, he pushes his...

Game developing provides student with engaging platform for programming
Game developing provides student with engaging platform for programming
Henry Liu, Staff Writer • February 16, 2024

For some, video games serve as an entertaining pastime — vibrant graphics ranging from leafy green forests to alien worlds shrouded in fog,...

Beyond Measure
Beyond Measure
Olivia Atkinson, Lea Kwan, and Naveen Narayanaswami January 3, 2024

Junior Mina Baba stares down at the scale, watching her weight drop lower and lower while her anxiety temporarily rushes away. A few years ago, this constant scale-watching was the way she chose to reassert...

Palo Alto should build more dog parks to provide healthy, safe environments for pets, families
Palo Alto should build more dog parks to provide healthy, safe environments for pets, families
Sofia Singer, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024

I remember the first time I took my dog, Charlie, on a walk to the park. I went to our elementary school, Duveneck, arriving at around 5:30 p.m....

Book bans limit diversity of perspectives, target specific demographics
Book bans limit diversity of perspectives, target specific demographics
Cherianne Yoon, Staff Writer • February 1, 2024
Books are gateways that allow readers to stretch the limits of their imagination and explore ideas beyond the bounds of their own knowledge. However, the stories that often mirror our own challenges and backgrounds are at risk of being removed from school library shelves across the country due to conservative concerns about students being exposed to mature or controversial topics. 
art by Teresa Wang
Society pressures introverts to transform their personalities, conform to standards
Cynthia Huang, Staff Writer • January 7, 2024

It’s the first day of school, and as I take my seat and observe my new teacher and classmates, I make a mental note for myself: be the first...

Emphasizing hands-on learning proves more effective in retaining information through humanities, STEM courses
Emphasizing hands-on learning proves more effective in retaining information through humanities, STEM courses
Albert Jung, Staff Writer • January 7, 2024

I remember an APUSH class when we were told to make a list of impactful historical events and, without using textbooks or notes, connect how...

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Junior Karina Ashford dribbles the ball past a defender. Freshman and captain Eliana Miao said, “We’re just trying to learn how to just get better every day and then keep working because eventually the work will pay off.”
Girls basketball loses to Los Altos despite improvement, strong teamwork
Naveen Narayanaswami, Staff Writer • February 21, 2024

Even though girls basketball fell 57-32 to Los Altos High on Jan. 26 in their 20th game of the season, head coach Kevin Blunt said the team performed...

Art by Christie Hong
Prediction: Manchester City to win European Champions League
Rohan Bhatia and Naveen Narayanaswami February 21, 2024

Though the coveted ‘Champions of Europe’ title will not be bestowed upon Manchester United and their $100 million fidget spinner after their...

Skiing and shooting to victory
Skiing and shooting to victory
Kate Xia, Lifestyle & Science/Tech Editor • February 17, 2024

Snowflakes gently drift across the sky, and the snow-capped mountain range lies still, scattered with trees decorating the horizon –– a gust...

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