Paly alumna killed in boat fire

A horrific fire aboard the scuba-diving boat Conception earlier this month claimed the life of 2001 Paly graduate Carrie McLaughlin.  McLaughlin, a 35-year-old Oakland resident, was a fervent activist for wo...

Power Dynamics

To junior lacrosse player Will Thomas many components create a successful team, one of the most crucial being maintaining a healthy relationship between player and coach. Thomas believes that in order for a te...

Paly robotics succeeds in competitions

Paly Robotics Team 8 advanced to do something that had not been done by a Paly team in nine years — they captained an alliance. Team 8 has accomplished this feat in back-to-back competitions this season; they ...

The student military pathway

Ever since Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadet and Paly alumni Varun Dutta was little, he knew he wanted to serve his country, but it was not until after high school could he fully pursue his dream. Du...