Panel initiates alumni dialogue

The Alumni Dialogue Initiative (ADI), comprised of Palo Alto High School and Henry M. Gunn High School alumni, spoke on behalf of Wellbeing and Openness in the Palo Alto Community (WOPAC) in the Life After Paly...

Silicon Valley startups need stricter oversight

America is in danger. The United States has had a storied past as the world’s hotbed of corporations, serving as the cradle for behemoths such as Ford, General Electric, Walmart and McDonald’s. The 20th century engendered a new breed of companies, bigger, migh...

European basketball players gain popularity in NBA

For many years, European basketball players have contributed their unique cultural backgrounds to the National Basketball Association (NBA) by bringing foreign talent to the team. Traveling overseas to show off...

My Fantasy Football Journey

I have always known that Fantasy Football was a thing, I just never decided to participate, despite the constant chatter that surrounded it. My excuse for neglecting to tap into my sportier side was that I’ve a...
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Early season victories strengthen girls soccer team

The girls soccer team is aiming high after placing second in Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) and Central Coast Section (CCS) last year. The girls team played very well in their first game, beating Los Altos 4-1, with two goals scored by senior Nika...
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Boys basketball gears up for league matches

The boys basketball team is gearing up for this season with veteran head coach, Peter Diepenbrock, who returned to the team after seven years. The team has  had an influx of players who joined the team this yea...

Bulletproof Final Tips

There is one F-word that can raise any high schooler’s anxiety through the roof: finals. Finals mean it is time to study all the things you “learned” throughout the semester. Since I am (hopefully) still on track to graduating and these will be my last finals ...
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Remembering Harrison Chen

Harrison Chen, aged 14, left  us over Thanksgiving break, surrounded by his family in Monterey. He lived in Palo Alto and attended Palo Alto High School as a freshman. Harrison was a kind, inquisitive boy who ...