Opinion

    Time for a second draft: Alignment reform needed in Paly’s English department

    Imagine this scenario. You read the required book for your class, and write an essay, using the instructions given to you by your teacher. Then you add it to the pile of essays for a different teacher teaching a different period of the same class. Would you be confident your work would get the grade it deserved? Would you bet 10 or 15 or 20 percent of your grade on it? We wouldn’t.

    The truth behind GMOs

    When over 50 percent of Americans believe that it is “unsafe to eat genetically modified foods," you would think they would know what genetically modified foods are. Shockingly, they don’t.

    A cold reality

    One of the most common problems associated with Palo Alto’s high-pressure environment is the mental health of its students. But what about the physical health of the students?

    What to write in someone’s yearbook

    Not knowing what to write in someone else's yearbook can be stressful and even awkward. If you’re ever caught staring at a blank page tapping your pen, you are likely to be perceived as an apathetic human being. Here are some tricks to avoiding this dilemma.