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The Bullies Beyond the Playground

Late on Jan. 27, 2013 Palo Alto High School students experienced an unexpected incident of bullying. Using a Tumblr blog named “Palo Alto Gossip Girl,” an anony...
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Rising to the Top

At 2 a.m. on a Saturday, an assortment of Palo Alto High School students, armed with backpacks, pile into a bus in anticipation of the long drive ahead. They ca...
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The Green we Spend on Being Green

Palo alto has  been striving to promote  energy saving for public facilities and urging citizens to take an active part in Palo Alto Green since 2006. No differ...
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Project Tamahu

VOLUNTEERING: Guatemalan children from the school wait outside to begin their day of school. In the tropical mountains of Tamahú, Guatemala, a small school of...
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Beating Senioritis

Senioritis — or more literally, the disease of the senior — has become a famously overused phrase to describe the slump many seniors fall into in their final se...
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Mates in Chess

THE FISCHER KING: Chess Club president Wilson Wang poses in a re-creation of a photo of chess player Bobby Fischer taken by Philippe Halsman in 1967. “I’ve loo...
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More than Just a Game

Following Michele Sharkey into the room, I pull open the door of the media arts center at the San Francisco 49ers Academy. Students shuffle in their se...
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Sons of Guns

The nation's focus has turned to the issue of gun control in the wake of the Newtown, Conn. school shooting that left 27 people dead, including the shooter Adam...
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A Community Within a Community

George Resendaz has lived in Buena Vista for the past six years and is currently a junior at Gunn High School. Along the narrow streets that circle the Buena ...
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Caught in the Crossfire

He peers out of the stucco house, loose-lipped and sunken-eyed. The man is rangy with tightly drawn, rusty skin and a fine shock of white hair. He pass...