Volume 14, Issue 6

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Snark Attack

When THE WIND STARTS   whipping up dirt and debris and the sound of whiny engines and chopping propellers fills the air, take your belongings and run. The helic...
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What’s in a Home?

As a city gal of the 21st century, I have always been jealous of Laura Ingalls Wilder and her little house on the prairie. Of course, I know that I’m lucky to l...
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The Ultimate Sport

Senior Allen Zheng stretches his arm to throw a disc to an open teammate as junior Ghenki Okumoto counts away Zheng’s time: “Stall one. Stall two. Stall three…”...
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Curfew and Far Between

IT’S JUST AFTER midnight, a misty Tuesday morning on the streets of our fair city. Lamppost lights flicker and a horn blares in the distance, only to be silence...
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Women of the Valley

Ann Lewnes recalls, at age 25, being offered a promotion at a previous company — but with a salary significantly less than that of her male predecessor. She had...
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Danger Language

In less than five seconds, Ross Cardillo transforms into DGA (Dopest Gringo Alive). Before his transformation, he was a composed Palo Alto High School junior, b...
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When A.D.D. Begins to Add Up

It seems like everyone has ADD or ADHD nowadays. According to the Center for Disease Control, 8.4 percent of children aged three to 17 have been diagnosed with ...
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What Type of Summer Are You? Quiz

In case you didn’t know, summer is a-comin’, so pull out your tanning lotion! Or would you rather not expose your precious skin to the hot summer sun? You could...
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Riding in Style

TOM KABAT IS USED TO POINTED fingers and gawked mouths as he rides down the streets of Palo Alto. Kabat knows he’s asking for it though, with his quirkly shaped...