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Students gather for JEANC Media Day

Students gather for JEANC Media Day

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under News

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

October 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

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


Filed under Campus

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


Filed under Campus

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


Filed under Features

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...

Social media ruins social lives

Social media ruins social lives

Rachel Hunter, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Top News

Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks are ruining the teenager lifestyle. Almost all teenagers never know when to stop using their phones. Teenagers are more focused on themselves and what other people think of them, however, they have never realized their own personalitie...

Sophomores take English for Media Arts Pathway by storm

Sophomores take English for Media Arts Pathway by storm

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

August 30, 2016


Filed under Campus

It's a typical passing period; some students linger and chat while others briskly walk to their next destinations. Many of these students are walking to their English classes, which are either at regular, honors, or AP levels. However, this year, many sophomores will be heading in a different direction...

Students react to After School app

Students react to After School app

Nicoe del Cardayre, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Campus, Multimedia

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Social media dictates our status

Social media dictates our status

Megan Tao, Staff Writer

January 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society

A girl takes 10 photos of herself and chooses one that looks identical to the rest, she uses three filters, captions it with a hipster quote from a John Green novel she hasn't read, and finally posts it while praying that she will get more than 100 likes on her selfie. Nowadays, we can tell how popular...

#BringBackOurGirls seeks justice through social media

#BringBackOurGirls seeks justice through social media

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

May 12, 2014


Filed under Top News

When 276 girls in Nigeria were abducted from their school and international news remained silent, protesters employed an innovative weapon: the power of social media.

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