If you want to participate in the Truth Booth now, you're going to have to go to another country. However, this public video art project, in the form of a large white inflatable booth, came to Palo Alto in front of Palo Alto City Hall last Wednesday and offered the Palo Alto community the opportunity to share its truths.
It's not every day that a world leader decides to visit your high school. Paly students and staff had the opportunity to engage in a dialogue with former president of Mexico Vicente Fox in the Media Arts Center on April 17. Fox, who was in office from 2000 to 2006, offered his thoughts on a variety of topics, from climate change to youth participation in politics.
Palo Alto's rivers, including the local San Francisquito Creek, have been recipients of much-needed rain this past winter season. Hear what Palo Alto High School AP Environmental Science teachers, Alicia Szebert and Nicole Loomis, have to say about the status of California's drought and recent influx of rain.
What began as a calm event hosting British Journalist Milo Yiannopoulos to speak before the students of Cal quickly turned ugly as an organized group of individuals, allegedly not affiliated with the university, set buildings aflame, shattered windows, vandalized the campus with phrases like 'Kill Trump', and drove the university to lockdown.
From a standing ovation for a Palo Alto High School choir student's rendition of “I Will Always Love You” to the teacher lip sync battle, the 2017 Pops Concert was one for the books. Read on to learn more about the Paly Choirs' annual concert.