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Column: Tips to Combat Senioritis

As the year comes to a rapid close, those soon to graduate may have caught a case of senioritis, defined by Urban Dictionary as a “crippling disease… a lack of studying, repeated absences and a generally dismi...

Column: Life hacks for Paly freshmen

Get to know your teachers In the beginning, you may think that your teachers are scary demons who solely exist to ruin your chances from getting into by giving you unthinkably low grades. They stand intimidat...

1 in 2,000: Nick Zhao

The Campanile: Hey Nick, how has your day been? Nick Zhao: Good, you know, I just smashed... my BC test. Starting the semester off strong. TC: How are you enjoying SSS (Second Semester Senior) lifestyle? NZ:...

Column: stages of listening to music

From Soundcloud and Spotify to Youtube Red and Apple Music, consumerism has created a haven for artists to release their music to the public. What was once men in their early 20s handing out CDs of their newest...

Column: How to procrastinate

As the window closes on yet another unsuccessful submission deadline (this time for college applications), many seniors are rushing on their college applications because of  a naturally-occurring trend: procras...
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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...