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Why I love “Girls”

“Girls.” It’s brutally honest, outright hilarious, and borderline pornographic. It’s the story of New York twenty-somethings struggling in every single aspect of their lives. But Lena Dunham, the star, directo...
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McGiggles Gets Serious

Deserving. A word that seems to be thrown around far too often in the context of college admissions. It is heard with both congratulatory remarks on college acceptances and pitying condolences regarding reject...
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Country music undeserving of criticism

Country music is a major target for criticism and hatred these days, especially within the Palo Alto community. Many hold the firm belief that the genre is made by and for ignorant Southern rednecks with a limi...
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Oh Crap!

An epidemic that has long plagued Paly’s campus has gone overlooked for too long. This school must soon confront its greatest flaw so that students can finally live in peace. No, this flaw is not the amount of ...
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Cost of prom tickets should be lower

For many people, prom is one of the best days of high school—it is an event one remembers when looking back on his or her time at Paly. Although I agree this is an important tradition and that it should be a me...
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Mental illness holds undeserved negative stigma

Just another normal night on Twitter took a sharp turn when the hashtag “Cut4Bieber” started trending on the social network. What may have started as some thoughtless practical joke actually touches on the more...