Column: Zoom Violation of Student Privacy

So, like, what’s the deal with teachers being able to spy on us on Zoom? There have been unconfirmed rumors circulating that they can see when we pin someone and see our private chats. Although the Zoom privacy...
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Last minute college app tips

For seniors, while most of the stuff that will appear on your college application is set in stone, including grades and letters of recommendation, there are still a few things you can do to improve your admissi...

The positives of online learning

Classrooms? More like class Zooms. While schools are now taking place online in the comfort of our own homes, students are still divided on whether or not the benefits of comfort outweigh the costs of decreased...

Column: Quarantine Diary

Monday, May 4 Dear Diary, I have to say, today wasn’t the best. I managed to force myself out of bed around 7 a.m., which is progress from the early 2 p.m. wake-up time that became routine during the firs...

Class of 2020: finally first

Congratulations, Class of 2020. You are finally first! First to not get a senior prom. Or a college T-shirt day. Or a ditch day. Or a senior prank. Or a paper toss. Or a baccalaureate. Or a graduation, hah. But...

Column: In Loving Memory of Fire Alarms

Like most students and faculty, I once believed fire alarms were something to despise. Upon hearing them, I flashed back to other cringe-worthy moments like the time I accidentally walked into the wrong Spanish...

Column: Everything wrong with Snapchat

BREAKING NEWS! Girl catches BF cheating with her MOM! Snapchat, a social media app that many Paly students use, is a platform that promotes nothing more than bland, flaky content and communication. There are s...

Column: How to understand politics

Politicians represent honesty and transparency; they embody the gateway to a better country, albeit, world. They are modern day prophets meant to lead their followers to a brighter future. Sike. Ever since Ni...