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Senior Archer Olson commits to UC Berkeley


December 2, 2016

Written by Kaya van der Horst After eight years of hard work and training, senior Archer Olson will continue her basketball career on the California Golden Bears women’s basketball team at University of California, Berkeley next...

School board elects to report weighted GPA on transcripts


December 2, 2016

Written by Clara Kieschnick-Llamas On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the Palo Alto Unified School District Board decided to report weighted grade point averages (GPAs) on mid-year transcripts for current seniors. Over the past few wee...

Tips for organizing a ski trip


December 2, 2016

Written by Kaya van der Horst 1. Choose a date Plan your trip during a time with lots of snowfall in order to ensure the best winter wonderland experience. Aside from the upcoming winter break, escape to your snowy getaw...

Sugar Bowl Ski Resort Review


December 2, 2016

Written By: Maya Rapoport Sugar Bowl Ski Resort is a fun resort that offers entertainment for everyone, from veterans  skiers to beginners. It has an average snowfall of 500 inches and a nice balance of groomed and ungroomed runs....

Jeffrey Lee-Heidenreich Feature


December 2, 2016

Written by Tone Yao Lee For most college recruits, training begins at a young age. This is not the case for senior Jeffrey Lee-Heidenreich. Growing up playing basketball as his main sport, Lee-Heidenreich started high jump i...

UberEats Review


December 2, 2016

Written by Tone Yao Lee Originally an online transportation network, Uber has broadened its horizons, adding a new app, UberEats, which specifically deals with food delivery services. My experiences with UberEats have been extrem...

Vote Yes on Prop 67


November 8, 2016

Written by Samuel Tse   The single-use plastic bag is a notorious and seemingly ever-lasting bag that roams from city to city, littering the streets. Proposition (Prop) 67 aims to stop the creation of this trash by ...

Homelessness in the Bay Area: Ways to get involved


November 4, 2016

Written by Ariel Pan -Make care kits: Care packages are usually gallon-size zipper lock plastic bags that contain small toiletries like toothbrushes, toothpaste and combs, and non-perishable food items like granola bars. Mone...

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