How to kill the college process

At last, the time has come upon us. The last time you can wear all those Ivy League sweatshirts. The last time you can have hopes and dreams. It’s a strange human phenomenon where 2.2 million high school studen...

YMCA hosts Welcome Week

Celebrating immigrants, unity and Palo Alto history, YMCA’s second annual Palo Alto Welcome Week came to a festive end on Sept. 21 after 10 days of events hosted by several community organizations. Joining th...

The Palo Alto Pipeline

As three-star national recruit senior Jamir Shepard props up his phone against a white board on a Thursday afternoon, hundreds of Instagram followers watch his live stream in excitement as he slips on a Fresno ...

On the big stage

As sophomore Rein Vaska grabs his drumsticks he assumes his position on stage and faces the blinding lights with his band Metro alongside him. Metro, an alternative indie rock band with Vaska, sophomore Marina...

The agony of defeat

The University of Florida is a point away from winning. As the volleyball hits the floor and the final whistle blows, the crowd’s eyes are drawn to the Florida team as it celebrates its 2017 national semifinal ...

Life after the game

Twice a month, senior Mallory Kuppe would turn off her 4 a.m. alarm, pack a bag and board a plane to a volleyball tournament. Three times a week, Kuppe would lace up her shoes and spend countless hours on the c...

Leading the way

Stress levels are high as senior Bryan Kagiri awaits the college acceptance season along with the rest of his class. Soon, he will determine where he will be spending the next couple years of his life. The diff...