Birth control pills spill out onto a countertop.

The abortion debate re-sparks

Student opinions on the Texas Heartbeat Act
Ash Mehta, Managing Editor
October 25, 2021
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A transgender teenager gazes out a window at a trans-pride-colored sky. Art by Alison Xiong.

Coming out post-isolation

How self isolation and the return to school helped students realize their identities
Ash Mehta, Managing Editor
October 17, 2021
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LaDonna Butler smiles for a photo outside of her office at Palo Alto High School. Photo by Daniel Garepis-Holland.

LaDonna Butler: Bringing New Perspective to Paly

A profile of new assistant principal Butler, the only administrator of color
Leena Hussein and Maya Mukherjee
October 11, 2021
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Four 2019 Paly students dress up for Salad Dressing Day. From left to right: Cowboys, Thousand Island, Sports Wear, and Togas. Photo by Ethan Chen.

ASB Revises Insensitive Spirit Week Theme

After calls from students to rethink the “Hawaiian Day” theme, ASB takes steps to make Spirit Week more inclusive
Ash Mehta, Managing Editor
October 11, 2021
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The Movement Behind A Shrinking Hashtag

The Movement Behind A Shrinking Hashtag

Student activists challenge the silent media on the Stop Asian Hate movement and persistent hate crimes. #StopAsianHate. What happens post-viral?
Payton Anderson, Staff Writer
October 7, 2021
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A collage of the books reviewed in this article. Art by Arati Periyannan.

Fairness in fantasy

Dive into these reads that will leave you thinking
Karrie Huang, Features Editor
June 1, 2021
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VAN VIEWPOINT. A bumper sticker that declares “Recall Gavin Newsom” is displayed on the van of a Palo High School student. Photo by Anya Lassila.

Recall Ruminations

Students’ opinions on the push to recall Governor Newsom
Gwyneth Wong and Anna Hickey
May 28, 2021
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CLEANING UP. Senior Jean-Pierre Mouloudj wipes down dumbbells at the Fremont Hills Country Club where he works as a cleaner and a receptionist on weekends. Photo by Tyler Wang.

Working during the Pandemic

Students' experiences to shifts in work protocols due to covid.
Jonan Pho and Tyler Wang
May 28, 2021
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2019 New York Pride parade attendees walk down the street waving rainbow flags. Photo by Ash Mehta

Pride after quarantine

How students and teachers celebrate the LGBT+ community this month.
Jonan Pho and Corie Jiang
May 25, 2021
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Being a Pundit on Campus

Being a Pundit on Campus

How to argue about politics and how to absolutely nail it.
Owen Longstreth, Staff Writer
May 25, 2021
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Paint and a Problem

Paint and a Problem

Consent education at PAUSD.
Arati Periyannan and Karrie Huang
May 25, 2021
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Shots, Shots, Shots

Shots, Shots, Shots

Vaccine distribution and equity in Santa Clara County.
Karlene Salas and Corie Jiang
May 25, 2021
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