A leisurely blade to the ‘Shack

How does an athlete, loving brother and, above all, journalist follow up a column as profound and challenging as his last one, which documented the trying feat of biking to Chipotle during lunch? To answer this...
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Consumer science behind teenage mobile addiction

A 2014 report showed that 0.15 percent of mobile gamers bring in 50 percent of mobile games revenue. Working as a hybrid of gambling addiction and video game addiction, mobile gaming addiction is one of the mos...

Infallible methods to win Trivia Crack

Whether it is flinging irascible birds at green pigs or attempting to fly between protruding green pipes, teenagers have a tendency to become hooked on addictive games. In order to keep ourselves occupied between classes, passing periods and meetings, games on...

The best headphones available on the tech market

Far too many people listen to music with the Apple Earpods that come with their iPhones, or with a cheap pair of headphones bought from Walgreens. If one were to stray away from the norm of listening to music w...
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Agency Focuses on School Improvements

According to a report released Jan. 20 by Stanford Graduate School of Education scholars, a new state agency, the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE), will begin to play a critical role i...
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Anxiety from dealing with prom preparations

Although prom is a whole two and a half months away, the stress has already begun as if it were tomorrow. To some it may seem premature to start worrying about prom — especially when there is a more impending date for the upcoming Sadies Hawkins formal. Howeve...

Short People Problems

You might think that short people are cute, but the everyday struggles we tiny humans face are not cute at all. Here are just a few of the many problems short people encounter — we hope that no matter what heig...

New Council to Reduce in Size

The newly appointed Palo Alto City Council voted 6-3 to adopt a policy that increases each member’s salary, and unanimously decided to pass a second policy requiring an open vote before closed sessions. Two we...
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Non-traditional majors 101

The college application process can be quite daunting. From deciding where to apply, writing essays and compiling all sorts of paper work, many would agree that one of the most conflicting parts of the application is the question that asks a high school senior...
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Prospective drivers face too much pressure

Like many high school sophomores, Elizabeth, whose name has been changed to respect her privacy, spends most of her weekend nights hanging out with friends. No matter where she ends up on Friday or Saturday nig...