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School Board Candidate: Heidi Emberling

evalynl

November 4, 2016

  Written by Evalyn Li Palo Alto Unified School Board of Education President Heidi Emberling is running with the goal of raising the level of attention paid to social and emotional health of students as well as ac...

Schools should provide free condoms to students

carolynkuimelis

October 11, 2016

Written by Carolyn Kuimelis School is a place for emotional as well as academic learning, and schools should take steps to open up the conversation about sexual health to ensure that their students are equipped with the knowl...

China, Teng Chieh: Ghost Festival

seungikshin

October 11, 2016

           Halloween is a major holiday in America, with nearly 65 percent of Americans decorating their homes for Halloween. In other places in the world, Halloween is just as prevalent. In China, people celebrate the Gh...

How to do International Journalism: NorCal Media Convention

clarakieschnickllamas

September 24, 2016

Written by Clara Kieschnick-Llamas Not so much an instructional session, freelance journalist Rebecca Byerly mainly discussed her career as an international crisis correspondent. Byerly grew up in a town in North Carolina. She was inspired to bec...

Design Thinking: NorCal Media Day

Akansha Gupta

September 24, 2016

Written by Akansha Gupta In the video and design lab room, Sarah Nichols of Whitney High School presented Design Thinking. Students leaned forward in their chairs to learn tips on utilizing the principles of design for maxim...

Experimentation in Student Media: NorCal Media Convention

clarakieschnickllamas

September 24, 2016

Written by Amanda Lee: Whitney High School’s journalism teacher, Sarah Nichols emphasized the importance of creativity and relevance in student reporting. She encouraged journalists to think about the impact of their coverage ...

Facebook For Publishers: NorCal Media Day

Akansha Gupta

September 24, 2016

Written by Akansha Gupta:   Libby Brittan, a representative of Facebook News Products and Partnership, spoke to journalism students about using social media to integrate journalism and technology and reach out to more readers...

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