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Queer Time Podcast is run by three teenagers who report on current events in the LGBTQ community and provide their own commentary.

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

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 ...

Queer Time Podcast is made up of three teenagers dedicated to reporting current LGBTQ news and topics.

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

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...

An illustration features Alice Muir's Instagram art account.

Social media gives new opportunities to aspiring artists

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...

A student chooses to go on social media instead of completing their homework.

Social Media causes teens to procrastinate

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 ...

Opinion: I’m burnt out and dead inside

February 11, 2019

Joseph Gomez rambles incoherently for three minutes in a video that virtually has no meaning whatsoever.

The amount of likes, comments, and followers one receives from a post makes self-esteem drop. Low self-esteem can lead to depression, which can completely change someone's life.

Suicide and selfies are closer together than you think

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...

Opinion: On the death of journalism

April 25, 2018

Joseph Gomez examines the current state of mainstream journalism.

Students pick up publications from other schools for inspiration.

Students gather for JEANC Media Day

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 JE...

Friends share a hug in the hallway in the midst of school stress.

Social media continues to veil effective coping

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...

Elyse Geimer, a senior, watches a recent video about the upcoming event

Multimedia Commission films videos to promote school spirit

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...

Starting next school year, both the animation and filmmaking clubs will meet in F10 on Fridays, where animation club currently meets.

Filmmaking and Animation Clubs reel in the action to merge

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...

Often while scrolling through social media sites there are pictures posted of famous men who fit the standards of being attractive. Freshman Joe Sison said, “Instagram pressures me more than any other form of social media.”

Media causes male insecurities

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...

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