On October 1, the deadliest mass shooting in the United States transpired in Las Vegas. The incident amplified the constant national debate about gun control. In 2017 alone, there have been over 11,000 deaths directly due to gun violence, according to an independent research group. The number of deaths due to gun violence is absolutely outrageous. The necessity for increased regulations against firearms is evident, especially firearms that accept "high capacity" magazines.
Following a data breach which enabled students to view their class rank and weighted grade point averages — and which Palo Alto High School administration suggests may threaten the security of their private information — administrators are following an aggressive protocol response, according to Chief Technology Officer Derek Moore.
As Palo Alto High School's winter sports teams prepare for another exciting season following the winter break, The Paly Voice sat down with the elected captains of this years girls' and boys' soccer, basketball and wrestling teams for exclusive information on their positions and outlooks for the upcoming season.
As an immigrant, there is always a feeling of exclusion between the country you are from and the one you live in. Our family's relationship with these two sides of their identity is confusing, sometimes angry and filled with a constant struggle. Yet the day they cast their ballots, they felt unquestionably American, and for once there were no reservations attached to that feeling of patriotism.