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Art department deserves additional funding

Due to the recent budget crisis, school funds have been cut immensely. Though most students do not feel a huge impact of the decrease in funds in their academic classes, art students, especially those in higher...
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Staff should check schedules

Palo Alto is a tight-knit community brimming with helicopter parents, intense academics and stressed students. Many students feel as though they are regulated by the many authority figures around them. Since t...
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Students should consider international colleges

Every year, there are a certain number of seniors who apply to colleges abroad. Some people question studying abroad when most of the top universities are right here in the United States. Though the most obviou...

Cross Country team finds coach for upcoming season

The boys’ cross country team faced an irksome start to the season with ambiguity and frustration aplenty. They were left to rely solely on senior leadership until just before their first meet at Gunn. Despite q...

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (College Edition)

Persians (i.e. “EYE-RAIN-IANS” for the bewildered rednecks) like to gossip. Your generic Persian (we call ourselves “Persian” when we want to sound seductively exotic and as un-terrorist as possible) can tell y...

Age-old football buddies tradition needs to change

Flippy skirt. Hair pulled back with a ribbon. Expression of delight. Presenting a little box full of baked goods all tied up in a neat little bow. No, this is not the description of some 1950s sitcom but rather...
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A case for music piracy

April 2009 marked the beginning of a new era in the world of music. During that month, iTunes, the top music seller in the United States according to Billboard, changed prices of some songs to $1.29. As a resul...