the Paly Voice

Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA
Tuesday, January 17, 2017


  • ‘Moana’ will flow its way into your heart

    Walt Disney Animation Studios, famously known for its animated princess movies such as “The Princess in the Frog,” “Cinderella,” and “Brave,” recently came out with yet another inspiring princess movie titled “Moana.” With a beautiful message about female empowerment and cultural appreciation, Disney finally perfected an inspiring princess movie for not only young girls but people of all ages and cultures.

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  • Review: Childish Gambino takes 180-degree turn with ‘Awaken, my love!’

    Donald Glover, better known by his stage name, Childish Gambino, has become known for his versatility in talent between acting and producing music. Gambino’s latest album “Awaken, My love!” departs from his previous hip-hop and rap focused style to explore a smooth fusion of soul, psychedelia and funk.

  • ‘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.