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Athlete of the Month

The Campanile: What is your event in badminton? Eric Chiang: Mens doubles and mixed doubles. TC: Who’s your partner? EC: Carissa “Shuttlecock Smasher” Zou and Flavia “Flavor” Stiglich. Both have been  valuab...

The best Bay Area hiking spots

Whether one is looking for a mild workout, an activity to do with friends or a great view, hiking provides all of the above. Palo Alto provides a variety of spots for hikers to explore, each offering different ...

Students explore experiential learning styles

There are numerous paths to learning; in fact, every individual has his or her own unique learning style and method to accommodate their education. While some take a visual or verbal approach through traditiona...

Three beneficial study habits for finals week

As finals week slowly approaches, students are beginning to feel the rampant stress and scramble that finals week always entails. With final exams covering a multitude of subjects and material that disappeared ...

From Paly to college

College is undoubtedly a huge stepping stone in any student’s life. While many prospective students have gathered bits and pieces of what the college experience entails, it is often difficult to gauge what surp...

Benefits of having a parent as a teacher

Students’ and parents’ lives are generally fairly separate. Most parents of Palo Alto High School students might drop their children off at school, then go to work and the two will reconvene sometime later that...

Senior Traditions

Why are so many people not wearing pants? Why did a quarter of the school population suddenly vanish from campus? Why is every person of a class of more than 500 students trying to fit onto a deteriorating slab...