PROTESTING FOR PAY. Hundreds of PAUSD staff and Palo Alto community members gather at a school board meeting on April 29th to speak out amidst an impasse in negotiations between staff members and the district.

What the Funding?

Palo Alto Staff's battle for better contracts
Spencer Wu-Chin and Faizan Kashmiri
May 18, 2024
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Give peace a chance

Give peace a chance

Recruiters on campus are antithetical to peace
Faizan Kashmiri, Staff Writer
April 19, 2023
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A crowd gathered in front of the Palo Alto City Hall on Oct. 16, 2022 to stand up for the LGBTQ community as well as all other underrepresented communities.

Local activism roundup

Palo Alto organizations plan protests and events to advocate for causes
Lauren Wong and Sandhya Krishnan
December 12, 2022
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A person stands with a protest sign in front of the tower building.

A campus of activists

Why Paly students care about social change
Ash Mehta and Maya Mukherjee
October 4, 2022
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Freshmen, part of Palo Alto High School’s TEAM program, are shoveling excess weeds at Gamble Gardens as part of Paly Service Day. Paly Service Day is an annual event where students are able to participate in community service, but has been canceled for the past two years due to COVID-19. “This years Service Day was a lot more different because it was finally in person,” YCS-Interact co-president Simona Yau-Chan said.

A dedicated day of service

The "service above self" team returned for the first in-person Paly Service Day in three years
Sandhya Krishnan, Opinion Editor
May 24, 2022
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Students are holding lanterns to recognize Neurodiversity Week on Thursday at Palo Alto Highschool. “I have many friends who are part of the neurodivergent community,” Paly sophomore Mae Cornwell said. “The speakers did a really good job.”

Paly holds a lantern celebration for Neurodiversity Week

Campus acknowledges National Neurodiversity Week with lanterns and a celebration.
Saanvi Garg and Kat Farrell
March 29, 2022
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Defending the dancers

Defending the dancers

Miscommunication or mistreatment?
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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
Ash Mehta and Daniel Garepis-Holland
December 3, 2021
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