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Reckless bicyclists + speeding drivers = DISASTER

Teenage drivers are stupid, it’s a proven fact. But that said, teenage bikers may have proven themselves just as stupid. But the only difference is that one party sits inside a monstrous killing machine, while ...
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Occupy Town and Country

From 2:53 p.m. to 3:55 p.m. on Oct. 10, 2012, I set aside all humility and did what all good American citizens do: argue. I stood in front of Town and Country (along with Jonathan Ziegler for a little bit — th...
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History Curriculum Lacks Senior Options

I n the final year in high school, seniors should have the liberty of selecting the most challenging classes of the year. However, they are limited by certain classes not offered at Paly. Numerous AP courses s...
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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...