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Keep Calm and App On

After the bulky orange “get ready” sign flashes fingers begin to tap upon the smartphone screen in a rhythmic beat guiding the pixelated bird, the main characte...

D.school

Stanford University's Hasso Plattner Institute of Design ­— known colloquially as the d.school — offers its graduate students courses that advocate an approach ...
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Our Oscars

Ellen is set to host this year's Academy Awards, and we can’t wait for her humor and skits. This year, “American Hustle” and “Gravity” have accumulated a whopping ten nominations and “12 Years a Slave” has nine, so they are bound to dominate the Osca...
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Keep On Truckin’

The parking lot of a car dealership may not seem like the most appealing place for a lunch crowd to congregate, but food trucks 3-3-3 and Mobowl give diversity ...

Sleep Deprivation

I’m sooo tired” would definitely win first in a Paly’s-most-common-phrase contest. “Wow, I got such a good sleep last night” would probably be last

The Beast Coast Awakens

Quickly emerging onto the music scene, the Beast Coast movement is creating shock waves with its controversial content
and youthful rebelliousness, in a modern twist on traditional Tupac-era rap. The Beast Coast movement is shifting the focus
of many...

The English Toffee Bar

The best bars in the business are English. Photo by Claire Priestley. A time-tested third-generation recipe, these warm, soft and crunchy English toffee bar...

Veggie Tales

Charlie Ayers cooks a flat bread in Calafia's pizza oven. Photo by Claire Priestley A cloud of flour trails behind head chef Charlie Ayers as he swiftly sli...

Here’s the Scoop on Scoop Microcreamery

Dave Somasunderams pours liquid nitrogen while mixing his pre-made mixture of maple bacon crunch ice cream. The metallic pump hisses as it pours fog into the mixing bowl. The overflowing white mist spills across the countertop, covering the floor...

Taco Time

The booths at the far end of the restaurant encompassed by the kitchen and the front glass window. Tacolicious, located at 632 Emerson St in Palo Alto is kn...