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Full Court Stress

Full Court Stress

Lauren Koyama and Quinn Knoblock
February 18
Filed under Columns

Wake up. Go to school. Study. Sleep. Repeat. As the end of the semester approaches, this seems to be the daily life of many high school students. The overload of school work and stress without the proper rest needed for a healthy lifestyle leads students to become consumed by anxiety and stress. As...

Summer cut short

Summer cut short

Annemarie Drez, Staff writer
October 10
Filed under Columns, Top Stories

Would anyone rather spend seven hours in a classroom than enjoy the late summer weather? Probably not.  A shortened 2012 summer meant less time for students to relax, hang out with friends or get their tans on. However, there is another side to the abridged summer. Aside from the loss of time to r...

Northern California Surfing

Northern California Surfing

Scotty Bara and Emma Beckstrom, Staff Writers
February 29
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School athletics community is notorious for its high pressure, stressful environment, and overly involved “tiger” parents.  With many of them CEO’s, lawyers, and venture capitalists, politics are not uncommon when it comes to youth sports.  With a tunnel-vision of succ...

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