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Column: Steps of the college app process

It’s hard to quantify what college applications feel like. You can try to use numbers, the acceptance rates of whichever selective university you’re applying to. You can try to use dates, Nov. 1, Nov. 30, Jan. ...
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How to study for a test

There is no better academic feeling (except for college acceptances) than receiving an APUSH quiz back to see a 12/12. On the other hand, there is no worse feeling than getting a math test back to see that even...

A pro’s guide to napping

As the grind of the school year starts again, it’s important to get the sleep you need. For every late night staying up working on college apps, APUSH homework or whatever freshmen do, you’ll need to make up th...

#Second Semester Junior

It’s that time of year again. The sun stays out longer, as do the majority of teenagers. Weather forecasts creep towards 80 degrees, replacing the plateau of 60s of the past few months. Pastel shorts have repla...
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Badminton recovering from a tough season

In 1886, Isaac Newton proposed the law of gravity: what goes up, must come down. By this definition, the Palo Alto High School badminton team defied this natural law. Unfortunately, the badminton team managed t...