Volume 15, Issue 4

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Youth of the Year

The youth of the year, held on March 27, was an important part of the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula, an event recognizing its senior members for their ha...

The Plight of the Athlete Student

Academics tend to be forgotten in the world of Division I football and basketball. Going to college is supposed to be about getting a great education and pr...

The Star of the NFL

Chen poses with coach and Paly alum Alex Carter after winning a tournament. ““The biggest thing with Travis is that he is very well-rounded as a debater,” says...

This Land(e) is Your Land(e)

Yesterday I watched a short film titled “Selfie,” in which pairs of mothers and daughters discussed their physical insecurities and then took selfies in order t...

ProcrastiNation

Technology and social media spur lack of productivity in high school students

D.school

Stanford University's Hasso Plattner Institute of Design ­— known colloquially as the d.school — offers its graduate students courses that advocate an approach ...

All dried up

The end of 2013 marked California’s driest year on record warning of potential trouble for both the city of Palo Alto and the state as a whole. With less water ...

The Rise of Bitcoin

Buying a hot chocolate the unconventional way, I approached the register at Palo Alto’s Coupa Cafe carrying no standard form of currency on me. Not a dollar bil...