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More than skin deep

  To the sure sound of November rain and 6 p.m. traffic, Palo Alto High School junior Ellen Song speaks with her hands. Her fingers spell out warmth...

Electric longboard to be released in march

Paly sophomore Alyssa Takahashi rides her longboard around campus. Next up in the media ring ...weighing in at a whopping 12 pounds and measuring an astounding 45 inches long. Ladies and gentlemen, drum roll please: it is the transportation of the...

The British are Coming

British influence: Bands like The Beatles invaded our shores in the 1960s during the British Invasion. Today, One Direction is gaining popularity in the U.S. W...
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Upcoming White Rappers

A steady pounding synthesized beat.  Fade in a resonating bass line and a twanging guitar riff. Next comes the anticipated moment: crisp words firing at breakne...
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Top 5 Hot Chocolates

HOT CHOCOLATE. Cocoa. Chocolat Chaud. Chocolate Caliente. A classic winter treat, brought back every year with candy canes and gingerbread houses. There are endless different types and flavors — milk and chocolate syrup in the microwave, Swiss Miss p...

Marketing madness

The commercial for Little Baby’s Ice Cream shown here is a prime example of reverse marketing, the perfect combination of freaky and fascinating. Think back:...
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The top five French fries

French fries. A staple American food made of staple American ingredients: carbohydrates and oil. These slender, streamlined, savory, simple, salty, symbolic ...