the Paly Voice

Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA
Friday, December 2, 2016


  • ‘Loving’: What’s not to love?

    Did you know that interracial marriage wasn’t always legal in the United States? In the non-fiction, historical-drama film , ‘Loving,’ directed by Jeff Nichols, the audience follows two main characters — a black woman, Mildred, and a white man, Richard — who fall in love and want to get married despite obstacles; however, it’s not that simple.

  • ‘Dr. Strange’ is a strangely enticing, supernatural adventure

    In the production of its most recent film, “Dr. Strange,” Marvel brings a new side of superheroes to life, one that goes beyond the classic more »

    With a mix of wry wit and cool composure, Benedict Cumberbatch perfectly plays the role of the movie's titular character.
  • Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ brings Victorian era to life

    The Palo Alto High School theater department delivered laughter to the new Performing Arts Center with the play, “The Importance of Being Earnest.” The performers entertained more »

  • Groundbreaking Homecoming dance is groundbreakingly average

    Despite the exciting intermingling between Paly and Gunn students, this year’s Homecoming dance was plagued with lengthy lines, minimal food and general confusion.

  • Tuesday Tunes: Gabe Cohen

    The Paly voice sat down with drummer and guitarist Junior Gabe Cohen to talk about his musical background, band experience and goals for the future. He has been an advocate for positive change at our school and the community by joining the Social Justice Pathway in his sophomore year.

    Junior Gabe Cohen strums his guitar during camp this summer. Photo: Gabe Cohen Facebook
  • Liveblog: First Presidential debate

    Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will face off in the 2016 election’s first debate tonight at Hofstra University. Tune in at 6 p.m. for The more »