Clubs Respond to Shutdown: How some Paly clubs are operating in shelter-in-place

Clubs at Palo Alto High School are sources of community and extracurricular fun amid a somewhat stressful environment, and during this pandemic, community couldn’t be more important. While shutdown has thrown a wrench into the plans of a lot of clubs for this year, some are nevertheless still finding ways to function, and even thrive.…

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Corona Diaries | Day 6: New Normal

On March 21, Anya Lassila explores what the new normal means and also covers the importance of following guidelines to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. Here’s the article Anya read by Palo Alto Online: https://paloaltoonline.atavist.com/th… Video by Anya Lassila. Edited by Juliana Griswold.

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Corona Diaries | Day 2: Empty Parks

On March 17, Anya Lassila describes the empty atmosphere of a local park that she observes while walking her dog during the beginning of the Santa Clara County shelter in place order. Video by Anya Lassila. Edited by Michaela Seah.

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Verbatim: Paly students on Coronavirus

It seems that the whole world is watching the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. As the number of cases in Santa Clara County grows, reaching 43 on March 9, according to the County of Santa Clara’s updates on the virus, the virus slowly demands more and more of our attention. To see how our community…

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The Disloyalty Charge: How Jews have been perceived as disloyal throughout history and how it impacts us today

Living in Palo Alto, I haven’t personally experienced outright anti-Semitism. Aside from general ignorance and the errant Holocaust joke, I just don’t have to deal with it. Of course I know people who have, and I know how it impacts my family, but my experiences of anti-Semitism don’t compare to those of people in other…

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