Paul Atreides (Timothee Chalamet) and Lady Jessica Atreides (Rebecca Ferguson) in Dune (2021).

Hills of Gold

How ‘Dune’ (2021) confronts colonialism, and why it’s important
Olga Muys
December 3, 2021
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Pencil In Hand - Students taking the ACT and SAT spend months preparing for the test in some cases, but with new test-optional and test-blind admissions policies, some students are not as prepared to spend the time they once might have. (Photo by Neil Rathi)

Pencils Down

Is standardized testing still worth it?
Tyler Wang and Jeffrey Tu
November 10, 2021
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Standard 28-day birth control pills on a countertop. Art by Xiaohan Li.

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-covid

How self isolation and the return to school helped students realize their identities
Ash Mehta, Managing Editor
October 17, 2021
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Councilman Greg Tanaka talks to the Junior class at Palo Alto High School during Advisory today about his background and career. Photo by Lauren Wong

Council member talks life lessons, internships with Junior class

Career, academics and background part of Greg Tanaka’s Advisory presentation.
Arati Periyannan, Editor-In-Chief
October 8, 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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The MDT2 staff.

Building a better space

Reshaping the way we look at social media through student involvement
Josephine Andersen
June 1, 2021
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JUSTICE. A large group of protesters pass by a police officer during a Black Lives Matter March near Town and Country Village in Summer 2020. Photo by Corie Jiang.

Shifts and Shortcomings

A look at the impacts and insufficiency of police reform after the 2020 BLM protests
Gwyneth Wong and Anna Hickey
May 27, 2021
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ECD Opportunity

ECD Opportunity

How Paly’s ECD class provides students with more options for post high school plans
Juliana Griswold, Staff Writer
May 27, 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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Faces of Us

My experiences as an Asian American.
Karlene Salas
May 25, 2021
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