Volume 14, Issue 4

All content from Volume 14, Issue 4 was published and distributed on Feb. 21, 2013.

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Spring is in the air

On an overcast morning on Feb. 2 in Punxsutawney, Pa, Groundhog Phil failed to see his shadow, suggesting an early spring. At Palo Alto High School, flowers blo...

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 ...

Fur for Life

Fur has become a popular again in the fashion world yet at the same time it’s a controversial trend. Ring, ring, ring,” chimes the bells as I wa...

Sons of Guns

A study done by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the average 18 year old will have witnessed 16,000 simulated murders and 200,000 violent acts on television....

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...

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. ...

Visual Learners

Hard at Work: Rachael Kaci starts her fifth period class off with a presentation. In her first year as a high school teacher, Kaci is the sole teacher for Acade...

Between Two Worlds

Barbara Galetovic, a senior from Chile, is studying at Palo Alto High School for three months this winter. Barbara Galetovic is all smiles as she steps...