Akhil Joondeph

From the editors: Grief and gratitude

“Let’s just skip the news and acknowledge that the world is a terrible place,” our adviser, Paul Kandell, told us at the beginning of one of our most recent Ver...

From the editors: Two years of the virus

Most of us remember, all too well, the “two-week break” that began in mid-March, 2020. Two weeks quickly became two months, and now two years. The convenient, n...

Rising politician visits campus

Congressional candidate Ajwang Rading spoke to Palo Alto High School students — and the Verde Magazine staff — Wednesday, as a part of his effort to engage teen...

Drought hits California farmers hard

Local farmers are facing the effects of California’s three-year drought, impacting their cultivation and sales. Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide proclamati...