Working in coffee shops

Over 300 years ago, a group of Europeans exchanged their pints of beers for cups of coffee and began discussing a variety of theories and topics, sparking the Enlightenment Period. Now, it should be noted that ...

Benfield: A legacy of 20 years at Paly

In the main office, there is a box filled with notes of gratitude, all addressed to the same person. Carolyn Benfield has been receiving these letters for the last 20 years while working as the principal’s secr...

The Self-Taught Era

After having music lessons for piano and viola, Paly alum (Class of 2018) Andrew Huang wanted to learn an instrument by himself. “I wanted to do it my own way and play whatever I wanted,” Huang said. So, like...
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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...

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...