The Paly Voice

Coffee Chats: English teacher Alanna Williamson

Aisha Chabane and Morgan Keller

November 15, 2015

Filed under Coffee chats, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Here is the first installment of Coffee Chats, where The Paly Voice gets to know staff members over a cup of coffee.  The Paly Voice sat down with English teacher Alanna Williamson over an iced eggnog latte to discuss how the new schoo...

Review: Fire, Oak and Barley is more than just oak-ay

Aidan Maese-Czeropski and Daniel Li

November 12, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

A flickering fire burns bright at Fire, Oak & Barley as servers flip dough and place countless pizzas in the restaurant’s blazing wood-fired oven. Customers chatter as several widescreen televisions broadcast sports games and even...

Review: “Spectre” begins with a bang, but misses the bullseye

Sam Lee and Chirag Akella

November 12, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

The James Bond franchise has returned with the thrilling new chapter to the Bond series, "Spectre." The film continues the traditions from previous eras and as well as the story from recent Bond films while paving its own path, di...

Review: Greek mythology comes to life with “The Odyssey”

Ana Caklovic and Emily Hwang

November 7, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Global Outlook, Reviews, Spotlight

When the words “ancient Greek mythology” are mentioned, what does your mind jump to? Is it the powerful rule of the Greek gods or the tales of the humans that worship them? Do you remember grand stories of heroism about slaying horr...

Liveblog: Homecoming Dance 2015

Saba Moussavian

October 24, 2015

Filed under Entertainment

Palo Alto High School will host its annual Homecoming formal dance tonight at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. Check back at 7 p.m. for live updates and commentary of the dance by guest writer Saba Moussavian. [...

Tuesday Tunes: The iconic Bungarden

Adrienne Kwok

October 13, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Spotlight, Tuesday Tunes

Play the song “Don’t Worry Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin to a former Advanced Placement United States History student, and chances are that they will remember the tune — and the test that went along with it. This week, The Paly V...

Tuesday Tunes: Russell Star-Lack

Nika Woodfill and Sherwin Amsbaugh

October 6, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Spotlight, Tuesday Tunes

In this week's edition of Tuesday Tunes, The Paly Voice sat down with accomplished guitarist and RAJ band member senior Russell Star-Lack to ask how music has impacted his life. According to Star-Lack, who primarily plays guitar and sings,...

‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’ is monstrous fun

Emily Hwang

October 3, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Spotlight

"Shrek" is a title that many young people would recognize — who isn’t familiar with that misunderstood, lovable green ogre? After all, it is a 2001 DreamWorks film that captured the hearts of young and old alike and spawned...

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September 24, 2015

Tuesday Tunes: Sylvia Targ

September 8, 2015