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Palo Alto City Council —Candidate Breakdown
Anya Lassila • November 2, 2020

This Years Palo Alto City Council Candidates Provide A Run-down On Their Position On Relevant Issues  Election day is nearly here, and 10 candidates are running for a Palo Alto City Council seat this year. With the...

Students, faculty express concern over the confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett
Students, faculty express concern over the confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett
gwynwong • November 2, 2020

Art by Palina Kuzmina “She doesn’t deserve to be the fifth woman on the Supreme Court” says Palo Alto High School sophomore Maya Mukherjee of the recent confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett.  Although...

Performative Progressiveness: How Palo Alto’s local politics fail to adhere to progressive values
Performative Progressiveness: How Palo Alto’s local politics fail to adhere to progressive values
Michaela Seah • December 15, 2020

  Palo Alto is cul-de-sacs and bicycles. It’s “Biden 2020” lawn signs and farmers’ markets. Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, I have always been told that I lived in a “liberal bubble,” lucky to be protected...

School Reopening:  PAUSD Back-to-school perspectives
School Reopening: PAUSD Back-to-school perspectives
Karlene Salas • December 14, 2020

Art by Palina Kuzmina Photo by Tyler Wang “A five-hour meeting was run, only for us to be ignored,” junior Sarah Chung said. After a lengthy Nov. 10 board meeting filled with angry public comments, the Palo Alto...

Activist and parent: Jesse Ladomirak
Activist and parent: Jesse Ladomirak
gwynwong • December 16, 2020

INSIGHT INTO A NEWLY ELECTED SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER Text by: Gwyneth Wong Photo by: Jesse Ladomirak's Campaign As a parent and activist in education, Jesse Ladomirak hopes to help all students’ perform better in school. Ladomirak...

Performative Progressiveness: How Palo Alto’s local politics fail to adhere to progressive values
Performative Progressiveness: How Palo Alto’s local politics fail to adhere to progressive values
Michaela Seah • December 15, 2020

  Palo Alto is cul-de-sacs and bicycles. It’s “Biden 2020” lawn signs and farmers’ markets. Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, I have always been told that I lived in a “liberal bubble,” lucky to be protected...

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