Voting for the first time — during a pandemic

I VOTED. Senior Sophie Kadifa, 18, and her sister, Charlotte Kadifa, 20 (who graduated from Palo Alto High School in 2018) hold up their completed and sealed absentee ballots in a selfie. Both young voters opted to use absentee ballots for safety and simplicity. “The experience was very straightforward and easy to navigate,” Sophie Kadifa…

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Palo Alto City Council —Candidate Breakdown

This Years Palo Alto City Council Candidates Provide A Run-down On Their Position On Relevant Issues  Text by Anya Lassila and Anna Hickey Election day is nearly here, and 10 candidates are running for a Palo Alto City Council seat this year. With the overwhelming amount of information circulating around election season, it can be…

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Students, faculty express concern over the confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett

Art by Palina Kuzmina Text by William Rumelhart and Gwyneth Wong “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 Barrett refused to answer questions about healthcare, climate change, and abortion during her confirmation…

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