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Senior Will Brooks Birdwatching

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November 16, 2015

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Written by Naina Murphy  Published in the November 6th, 2015 issue Over the last eight years, senior William Brooks has used his free time for birdwatching. After his dad picked up the hobby during his sabbatical, Brooks b...

Complacency in Palo Alto masks racism issues

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October 8, 2015

Filed under Forum

Written by Naina Murthy Published in the October 8, 2015 issue Palo Alto prides itself on being progres-sive, but when it comes to diversity, it has hit a wall. To some extent, the wealth and good weather have cre...

Staff appreciation week: Oracle staffers give teachers an A+

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September 8, 2015

Filed under Lifestyle

Dear Mrs. Powell, On the first day of school, you told us that an orangutan could teach our class and we would still learn because we were talented, driven students. However, I disagree. Your students need you. Thank you for always ...

Pros and cons of shaving

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November 11, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle

PRO In the summer, it won’t feel like you are wearing a wool sweater on your face. You won’t look 10 years older than your actual age. Food won’t get trapped in your beard. You won’t have to kiss bagels and cream...

Style the aftermath of No Shave November

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November 11, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle

The Soul patch is the area just below the lower lip, not including the hair over the chin. This is a little tuft that wavers in the wind as you embrace your inner peace. Named after fictional Chinese villain Dr. Fu Manchu, t...

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