Volume 18

Forecasting the Future

Gizmos and gadgets hang floor-to-ceiling, towering over displays of genetically modified fluorescent fish, test tubes and drones. Forget Trader Joe’s — this is ...

OCR’s 8 Investigations

In their 23-page report, the OCR examined eight cases of sexual harassment and assault and how the district handled (or mishandled) them. The full report can be found at: https://www.pausd.org/sites/default/files/pdn-news/attachments/PAUSD-OCRFindings-3-8-17.pdf 1 A Paly student reports an alleged off-campus assault to the school. In response, the school assisted her in filing a police report, provided her with a list of counseling resources and temporarily excused her from school. Though the

Turning the Tables: From Desk to Transport

Two students are hunched over in desks, their legs bent at bizarre angles in the cramped leg room — the sight is nothing new. Instead of being inside a classroo...

Artificial Intelligence in Education

The Terminator: an eerily humanoid cyborg assassin sent to Earth to destroy human civilization. Hal 9000: the homicidal red computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey,...

College-bound

There's no event that wholly captures the attention of the country's top high school students like the college application process. At Paly, every new applicati...