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Game developing provides student with engaging platform for programming

Game developing provides student with engaging platform for programming

Henry Liu, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

For some, video games serve as an entertaining pastime — vibrant graphics ranging from leafy green forests to alien worlds shrouded in fog, rapid-paced music shifting with every step or a call to adventure...

Love languages appeal to students navigating self-identity, relationships

Love languages appeal to students navigating self-identity, relationships

Cherianne Yoon, Staff Writer February 14, 2024
As second semester opens, many students face a life-altering conundrum that even Shakespeare would admire: picking a prom date among five different boys, each armed with a unique love language, bearing colorful corsages and hopeful expressions on their faces. In this moment of absolute teenage drama, a love language test — a blessing, really — looks like the ultimate solution in selecting the perfect date.
AITA for judging my classmates’ moral compasses?

AITA for judging my classmates’ moral compasses?

Lucas Yuan and Holden Lee January 27, 2024

Writers’ Note: This column was creatively inspired by the Reddit channel “r/AmITheA--hole,” (abbreviated as AITA), a public online forum where users post personal conflicts and ask the internet to...

Superstitions often have historical, cultural origins

Superstitions often have historical, cultural origins

Isabella Bian, Staff Writer January 23, 2024

With a suitcase in hand, freshman Sione Fusimalohi races around his house on New Year’s Day in hopes of bringing good luck to his family while traveling, recalling superstitions he learned from his friends. “I...

Marketing practices appeal to student audience

Marketing practices appeal to student audience

Kate Xia, Lifestyle & Sci/Tech Editor January 22, 2024

Photos of the far-reaching Montana countryside flash across junior Kasmira Lada’s TV screen, lighting up her room with images of smiling children, snow-covered mountains and grandiose blue skies. Less...

‘Girl Dinner’ trend influences eating habits

‘Girl Dinner’ trend influences eating habits

Isabelle Carlsen, Staff Writer January 15, 2024

Containers stuffed with leftovers from dinner line the shelves of junior Rochelle Wong’s fridge. As her stomach grumbles, Wong pushes aside the foods that won’t work to satisfy her current cravings....

Aduo hopes to provide inexpensive secondary housing

Aduo hopes to provide inexpensive secondary housing

Gavin Lin, Assistant Managing Editor January 15, 2024

Though opinions on affordable housing solutions may vary, one fact is clear: the median price of a home in the Bay Area has increased to $1.3 million, a 6.6% increase from last year, according to The Mercury...

Teen Arts Council promotes creativity, provides safe space

Gabriella Gulman, Business Manager December 24, 2023

When senior David Tomz played guitar for an audience during an Open Mic event hosted by the Palo Alto Teen Arts Council last year, he did not realize that it would be the first of many times he performed...

Terun, iTalico bring authentic cuisine, community to California Avenue

Terun, iTalico bring authentic cuisine, community to California Avenue

Luca Vostrejs, Staff Writer December 24, 2023

Maico Campilongo said he always had a dream to open a restaurant in Silicon Valley, and in 2013, with the opening of Terún on California Avenue, that dream came true. iTalico followed in 2016, and now...

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Heather’s holiday report

Heather Song, Social Media Manager December 24, 2023

As soon as the clock strikes midnight to signal the first day of November, my world becomes tinted with shades of green and red. The spirit of Christmas infuses into my house as the joyful tunes of the...

Art Center provides community with opportunities to connect, be creative

Art Center provides community with opportunities to connect, be creative

Olivia Atkinson, News & Opinion Editor December 22, 2023

As I swing open a pair of heavy glass doors, I am greeted by walls of vibrant color.  In front of me, neon papers adorn an exhibition on el Día de los Muertos. To my left, bright pink shines behind...

CIEE program takes students around world to learn languages, explore diverse cultures

CIEE program takes students around world to learn languages, explore diverse cultures

Isabella Bian, Staff Writer December 18, 2023

From watching bullfighting to touring the local markets of Madrid, junior Oliver Chancellor explored the culture of Spain while learning Spanish over the summer. He took part in a summer language study...

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