The Anatomy of a Lockdown

It’s 1:01 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon and I am crouching in a closet. The lights are out and the blinds are drawn, covering every bit of window they can reach. My knees are pressed together, my ankles starting to go numb. My computer is sitting in the Media Arts Center atrium; a biology lab…

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Hypocrisy in the Liberal Left

By Maya Reuven On the political spectrum, Palo Alto’s affiliation is overwhelmingly blue. Many times throughout my life, I have been told to be grateful for this — that liberalism represents a more accepting point of view that many cities in the United States lack the privilege of having. In many respects, this is true;…

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Swastikas and Hate Speech Found in Palo Alto

By Michaela Fogarty Police are investigating a series of anti-semitic symbols and phrases found on and around the Stanford campus in recent weeks. The symbols have been repeatedly found on city signs, grocery stores, office buildings, neighborhoods and seven locations on Stanford campus. One of the swastikas was accompanied by the phrase “No Jews allowed.”…

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