The Paly Voice

Opinion: Twitter impacts journalistic world

Paige Esterly, Author

November 9, 2012

I've never really understood Twitter. To me, it all just seemed like a bunch of people I don't care a thing about relaying every single detail of their lives, which I care about even less. I mean, I'm not even interested in what I had for lunch, so why on earth would everybody else in ...

Paly students, alumni cast their first ballots

Christina Chen, Author

November 7, 2012

Eligible students and recent alumni of Palo Alto High School cast their first votes today as citizens of the United States. For many students, the contentiousness of this year's presidential election has made their first ballots...

Opinion: Obama for four more years

Edward Mei and Jack Shapiro

November 6, 2012

Four years ago, our nation chose change. And after the greatest economic recession since the Great Depression, America is coming back. Recently, the nation has been gaining an average of 170,00 jobs a month and unemployment is...

Opinion: Should these county measures and state propositions pass?

Callie Walker, Jared Schwartz, and Neal Biswas

November 6, 2012

Staff writers Neal Biswas, Jared Schwartz and Callie Walker share their opinions on the Santa Clara County measures and the California state propositions. Measure A: Santa Clara County collects one-eighth cent sales tax for a v...

Opinion: Yes on Prop. 34: Eliminate the death penalty

November 6, 2012

Proposition 34, which would eliminate the death penalty in California, should be passed because it will help save the state money while helping innocent people keep their lives. According to a July 2012 official analysis, Prop...

Voice Verbatim: What do you look for in a school board candidate?

Becca Raffel and Callie Walker

November 5, 2012

Palo Alto High School students share their thoughts on what characteristics they look for in a school board candidate. The election will take place tomorrow, Nov. 6. [youtube]  

Brief: Fate of City Council hopefuls decided in election tomorrow

Becca Raffel, Author

November 5, 2012

The fate of the Palo Alto City Council election will be decided tomorrow as four out of the six candidates running for the Palo Alto City Council are elected to serve the city. The six candidates are Pat Burt, Liz Kniss, Greg...

The Paly Voice covers tomorow's elections

November 5, 2012

Tomorrow, as voters go to the poles to decide on a variety issues ranging from school board policy to the presidency, the Paly Voice will cover these elections on the local, state and national levels. Coverage will begin before...