Perspectives

Double Time

The Board of Education makes decisions about the welfare of the Palo Alto Unified School District and, as stated by its philosophy, is supposed to “provide  a s...

The Plight of the Athlete Student

Academics tend to be forgotten in the world of Division I football and basketball. Going to college is supposed to be about getting a great education and pr...

Better unplugged

Here in the heart of Silicon Valley, we are inundated with technology. We are the daughters, sons, nieces, nephews, cousins, granddaughters, grandsons and who k...

This Land(e) is Your Land(e)

Yesterday I watched a short film titled “Selfie,” in which pairs of mothers and daughters discussed their physical insecurities and then took selfies in order t...

Internet Connection

We've all heard it, or something similar: “You have better things to do with your time. Facebook’s sucking your brains out! Get off your computer.” Most adul...

Code Red

People need to accept periods for what they are.

Self Centered

I’d like to think I work hard for everything I get — but I’m not sure if that’s entirely true. I study for tests, I go to swim practice, I do my chores  but I a...