Ash Mehta

Ash Mehta, Managing Editor

Ash (Class of 2023) joined Anthro in sophomore year because they’re very passionate about equality and social justice, and they want a platform to be able to share their views. Also, they absolutely love writing, and felt that Anthro combined both of those interests. When not writing for Anthro, they can be found working on their novel, reading, and playing video games with their sibling.

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Spanish teacher Kevin Duffy sits at his desk during an interview Wednesday with journalism students. Our place is here with our students and it was so hard when we were on Zoom learning, Duffy said. Photo: Anushe Irani.

Teachers reflect on omicron’s implications for the district

Faculty share their concerns about the new variant and their thoughts on potential closure
January 6, 2022
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Students line up to get food at the Turkey Feast, Palys annual Thanksgiving celebration. There is a ton of weight and exercise talk around the holidays which can be hard for our patients with eating disorder. People talk about “burning off” calories, rather than looking at movement as something fun and pleasurable, said eating disorder specialist Wendy Sterling. Photo by Ashley Qiu.

Local eating disorder specialist gives advice for the holidays

Wendy Sterling, Bay Area nutritionist and sports dietician, explains how her patients deal with the winter season
December 9, 2021
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Defending the dancers

Defending the dancers

Miscommunication or mistreatment?
December 3, 2021
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A Palo Alto school bus parked outside of Palo Alto High School. Photo by Daniel Garepis-Holland.

Trouble with transit

One teacher’s efforts to get Wi-Fi on the EPA buses
December 3, 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
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
October 17, 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
October 11, 2021
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