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EWmami

This March, Umami Burger, a burger joint named after one of the five basic senses, opened a new branch on 452 University Ave. The Palo Alto branch is one of the...

Sealed in Ink

A Photoshopped model demonstrates the importance of tattoo placement. Photo by Charu Srivastava Photoshop by Evelyn Wang Girl meets boy. Boy tattoos gi...

I love me, I love me not

Few compositions can trample one’s self-image harder or faster than a college rejection letter. Or nowadays, the rejection web page, which in my opinion is worse since there’s no paper to crumple, rip, and burn in a bonfire, only a glowing screen and...

Pierced with Desire

Palo Alto High School student shows off her septum piercing. Flashes of silver catch the light as exposed bellies and backs are shown off in the open. Me...

Martial Arts Unmasked

At Peers Park on a Friday afternoon, onlookers stare while a pair of Palo Alto High School students shuffle across the grass. “Remember, don’t let anyone know ...

Totally Oscars!

As we bask in the glow of last month’s Golden Globes, we turn our gaze to the next big thing on the cinematic achievement horizon: the 85th annual Academy Awards. This is Savannah and Elisa, reporting for duty. We admit we aren’t exactly connoisseurs...

Animal Farm

A frosty wall of air emanates from the confines of the freezer, a chilled whoosh numbing every being in its path. Among the occasional loose popsicles stuck int...

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...

New candy shop, Rocket Fizz, pops into Palo Alto

Bacon Soda. They actually created bacon flavored soda. My hand descends and grabs a bottle. I smile with relief, glad that to finally choose something to purchase. I was wandering around Palo Alto Rocket Fizz Soda Pop and Candy Shop, which opened ...

Facing The Music

As the generation that grew up watching “American Idol,” with its simple system of just singing and popular vote elimination, the flood of new singing-based rea...