Culture

A Year Between: PAUSD Alums talk Gap Years

Most of us see our paths as pre-determined. Elementary School, then middle school, high school and then on to college. But others choose to go against the status quo, leading them to a year of learning and adventure.
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How to Spot a #SSS: Identifying Second Semester Seniors

With college apps completed and only three months until graduation, it’s finally time for seniors to transition into the role they’ve been anticipating for their entire high school careers: that of a Second Semester Senior (SSS). Easily recognizable ...

Serial: The podcast that captured the attention of millions

In 1999, a high school senior named Adnan Syed was arrested and sentenced to life in prison for murdering his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. While many of his family and friends never believed that he committed the crime, the jury pronounced him guilty, and Syed spent the next 15 years of his life behind bars. In late 2014, Syed became the subject of international attention through the podcast “Serial.” Hosted by investigative journalist and “This American Life” producer Sarah Koenig, “Serial” examines every aspect of Syed’s case in an attempt to finally prove his innocence — or confirm his guilt.

Sole Mates: Exploring sock culture

This message is indirectly approved by George Bush. The former President of the United States of America participates in many things, and one of those happens t...