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The Campanile

The Campanile

The Campanile

About Us

The Campanile is a non-profit, student-run newspaper produced by and for the students of Palo Alto High School (Paly) in Palo Alto, Calif. The Campanile is written and designed by students of Paly’s Advanced Journalism class and is an outlet for students to inform and express to residents of Palo Alto and surrounding Bay Area communities.

Located in a suburb south of San Francisco, Calif., Palo Alto is notably known for its location in Silicon Valley and its close ties with neighboring Stanford University. Palo Alto High School is one of two high schools in the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD).

The Campanile publishes eight to ten print issues throughout the academic school year and is composed of three sections: News & Opinion, Lifestyle & Science/Tech and Sports. Digital editions of recent publications can be found at

As the digital component of a hybrid publication, we seek to provide the Palo Alto community with accurate, responsible, thought-provoking and timely journalism. All print articles are archived online in addition to content published exclusively online.


Email the editors at [email protected]

or send mail to The Campanile at 50 Embarcadero Rd. Palo Alto, CA 94301

Find us on Facebook at The Campanile and Instagram @palycampanile


All content of The Campanile and is available under Creative Commons licensing, Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International.

You are permitted to copy and redistribute The Campanile’s content in any medium or format, for any purpose. However, you must give appropriate credit to the creator of the content and The Campanile, provide a link to the license and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material. Furthermore, you may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

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If The Campanile has made an error, please send corrections to [email protected]. Appropriate corrections will be made and noted in the following issue.

The ideas and views presented in the editorial section represent a majority of The Campanile staff, but do not necessarily represent the views of any particular staff member.

We encourage readers to voice their opinions respectfully in regards to both the readers and writers of the publication. Comments will be pre-moderated, and may be removed if deemed to be in violation of this policy.

Comments should remain on topic, concerning the article they are about. Brevity is encouraged. Posting under a pseudonym is not permitted.

A comment will be deleted if:

  • The comment attacks a named or identified person or group unreasonably.
  • The comment makes readers unreasonably uncomfortable on the basis of ones race, gender, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or otherwise.
  • The comment attacks personally any school employee.
  • The comment contains excessive obscenities or sexual explicitness.
  • It is determined that the comment is made under a false name or uses another persons name or e-mail address.
  • The comment threatens or encourages violence.
  • The comment encourages illegal behavior.
  • The comment violates copyright or privacy protections.
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