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Top Best Picture nominee reviews

Nominated for the category of best picture, these four films stand out for being unique and thought-provoking. These picks tackle a range of difficult topics such as addiction, tense race relations and power st...
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Athletes suffer from concussions

Junior Katherine Buechler grew up playing soccer. But during her sophomore year, she suffered her second concussion and was instructed to abstain from playing soccer for the next two weeks. Buechler, anxious to...

Avadhani impacts Paly community

The lunch bell rings loud and clear in the Science Resource Center. A few minutes later, Paly chemistry teacher Ashwini Avadhani strolls in with a smile to greet her colleagues. She reflects on her last period’s chemistry lab with a fellow teacher, discussing ...
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The student military pathway

Ever since Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadet and Paly alumni Varun Dutta was little, he knew he wanted to serve his country, but it was not until after high school could he fully pursue his dream. Dutta is one of only 136,000 high school graduates t...

Skate, scooter racks installed

Returning from winter break, Paly students found that the school had installed new skateboard racks on campus. Paly senior Ashutosh Bhown first suggested campus skateboard racks to the school board in November...

Requirements for ID added

Following the new requirements for boarding domestic flights, the Department of Motorized Vehicles (DMV) is currently in the process of issuing the REAL ID, which helps increase security throughout federal facilities. Over 87 percent of people over the age of...
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Parental leave policy updated

After Palo Alto city employees campaigned for an improved parental leave system, the Palo Alto City Council approved a new policy on Dec. 10 that gives employees of all genders at least six weeks of parental le...