The Paly Voice

Applications: Advice from a Stanford-bound senior

June 1, 2004

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There is no way to mask the unfortunate truth: college applications are a burden. Do the admissions officers actually need so much information about you to make a decision? For me, the application process is finished (at least...

The New Old' Pro

May 24, 2004

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In the mood for a juicy cheeseburger, and hot crispy garlic fires? Then a trip to the new "Old Pro" located at 541 Ramona Ave is definitely in order. When you walk through the doors, you walk into an old time sports...

It could have been better

May 24, 2004

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Prom is the one formal dance at Paly each year. Palo Alto High School students don’t enjoy the excitement of homecoming or winter formal. That makes prom the one night where girls get to look like a princess and the boys get...

Survivor redeems itself with finale

May 20, 2004

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During the season of Survivor: All Stars, viewers watched as competitors attempted to stay on the show. However, the elimination of Rupert from the show was undesirable. Survivor’s finale episode was a grand success on account of...

Staff blog

May 17, 2004

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Read The Voice's previous Blogs at: http://voice.paly.net/view_story.php?id=1390 http://voice.paly.net/view_story.php?id=1515 http://voice.paly.net/view_story.php?id=1593 Only 11 more days!! (May 19, 2004) I can't believ...

Limit of Vision is a good bet for the science fiction fan

May 17, 2004

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Linda Nagata’s latest book, Limit of Vision (published by Tom Doherty Associates Books), is an intriguing science fiction novel about nanotechnology. This novel should be added to any science fiction collection for its creati...

Controversial STAR testing

May 13, 2004

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With the remaining days of school before summer rapidly disappearing, Paly students are under more pressure as teachers continue to add work that they know they should have allowed more time for. For all juniors, like myself,...

Prom recap

May 6, 2004

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This recap is for all of you that dismissed prom as either too expensive, morally unacceptable, or just plain-old boring. So here are the facts, Jack: To say the least, prom was interesting. Between the extension-kissing and...

Senioritis and the countdown to summer

April 27, 2004

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Eighty-eight degree weather, while comfortable for short-wearers everywhere, brings me pain because of its shocking resemblance to summer. When can I finally let go of all of my school responsibilities? How soon are the lazy days...

Crawling out of Darkness

April 26, 2004

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Palo Alto High School is well on its way to fulfilling the dreams of countless athletes who have passed through the district: installing lights for athletes to play under in football, track, and soccer. The school board responded...

Got a prom date?

March 23, 2004

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Murmurs of prom are wafting through the spring air. Of course, the first question on everyone’s mind is how to find an appropriate date. Your best bet, if you are lacking a significant other, is to ask that friend of yours who...

Staff Blog

March 22, 2004

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Read The Voice's previous Blogs at: http://voice.paly.net/view_story.php?id=1390 and http://voice.paly.net/view_story.php?id=1515 Much praise for Star Testing (May 12, 2004) For everyone that has ever insulted Star Testing or dre...