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Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Media – Part Three: Movies & Television

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Media – Part Three: Movies & Television

Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Mikayla Nguyen

May 1, 2019

  Episode Nine: Mainstream Media will be split into three parts: music, books, and television & movies. On today's episode of Queer Time Podcast comes the last part of Episode Nine: Mainstream Media. Miki talks about Queer Eye, the Netflix makeover show featuring five gay men. Miki...

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Media – Part Two: Books

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Media – Part Two: Books

Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Mikayla Nguyen

April 21, 2019

Episode Nine: Mainstream Media will be split into three parts: music, books, and television & movies. On today's episode of Queer Time Podcast, 'Episode Nine: Mainstream Media - Part Two: Books,' Maddy gives you the rundown of Grindelwald and Dumbledore's relationship in the Harry Potter fra...

Social media gives new opportunities to aspiring artists

Social media gives new opportunities to aspiring artists

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Social media has increased its popularity with teens and is now being used to broadcast their artistic talents. According to a 2018 study by the Pew Research Center, 95 percent of teens (13-17 years old) have access to or own a smartphone. With such a large percentage of teens having access to smartphones, it i...

Social Media causes teens to procrastinate

Social Media causes teens to procrastinate

Sjoerd Huitema, Staff writer

February 14, 2019

Ten minutes. Just ten more minutes before a student puts down their phone and starts their homework. Soon, this will turn into 30 minutes — then into an hour. For many, social media is a way to escape. It is a way to stay connected and to communicate. But as technological progress has increased, so has people’s reliance on it. “Social media causes me to procrastinate on my schoolwork because it’s very addicting, and I don’t know when to settle down and do what needs to be done,” said Kyla Orthbandt, a junior. Timothy A. Pychyl, a...

Suicide and selfies are closer together than you think

Suicide and selfies are closer together than you think

Mikayla Nguyen, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019

Another flaw, another tear, another scar. Many people have social media, and they spend a lot of their time looking at their friends’ posts and creating their own — but studies show this can lower their self-esteem.  Looking for the perfect angle, perfect background, and perfect lighting to display th...

Opinion: On the death of journalism

Opinion: On the death of journalism

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

April 25, 2018

Joseph Gomez examines the current state of mainstream journalism.

Students gather for JEANC Media Day

Students gather for JEANC Media Day

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

Dozens of students milled around the Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center, excitedly waiting for the JEANC NorCal Media Day to commence. The NorCal Media Day is an annual event run by JEANC where sessions throughout the day are led by teachers and students alike to help high schoolers improve t...

Social media continues to veil effective coping

Social media continues to veil effective coping

Editorial Staff, Site Editors

October 8, 2017

Whether news comes through emails, texts, or snapchats, we all use social media to share experiences and get information. But social media veils the truths about lives and events. “Social media is like this giant filter on everyone’s lives and in my eyes, it’s fake and not genuine, so having...

Multimedia Commission films videos to promote school spirit

Multimedia Commission films videos to promote school spirit

Amy Fullerton, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017

The eyes of students light up as they view the most recent video made by ASB on their phones after getting a notification on social media about recent events coming up. These videos and social media posts would not have been made possible without the brains of Media Commission. Media Commission is...

Filmmaking and Animation Clubs reel in the action to merge

Filmmaking and Animation Clubs reel in the action to merge

Cath Lei, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

The path to perfection for any live-action or animation film requires more than lights, camera, and action. This is a truth that filmmakers know all too well, but the finished product is always worth the effort. Animation Club meets Fridays at lunch in F10, while Filmmaking Club meets on the first...

Media causes male insecurities

Media causes male insecurities

Phoebe Saul, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

For years, society has recognized the negative impact that the media can have on women but has failed to acknowledge any negative impact on men. The media is a powerful source that drives insecurities among men of all ages. From television, movies, magazines, advertisements, Instagram, and Snapcha...

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