Features

Riekes Center Offers Community Learning

A boy prepares to throw a football on the basketball courts inside the center. A small group of boys crowds into the parking lot of the Riekes Center f...

The Bullies Beyond the Playground

Late on Jan. 27, 2013 Palo Alto High School students experienced an unexpected incident of bullying. Using a Tumblr blog named “Palo Alto Gossip Girl,” an anony...

Rising to the Top

Scioly Green Team, from left to right: Alex Lu, Grace Lin, Michael Wang, Jeffrey Yan, Jeffrey Ling, Alvin Kim, Gary Chen, Jasen Liu, Ken Chen, Stephenie Zhang, ...

The Green we Spend on Being Green

Palo Alto has been striving to promote energy saving for public facilities and urging citizens to take an active part in Palo Alto Green since 2006. No diffe...

Project Tamahu

VOLUNTEERING: Guatemalan children from the school wait outside to begin their day of school. In the tropical mountains of Tamahú, Guatemala, a small sc...

Beating Senioritis

Senioritis — or more literally, the disease of the senior — has become a famously overused phrase to describe the slump many seniors fall into in their final se...

Mates in Chess

THE FISCHER KING: Chess Club president Wilson Wang poses in a re-creation of a photo of chess player Bobby Fischer taken by Philippe Halsman in 1967. "I’ve look...

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 ...

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...