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Need for Feed

Need for Feed

Ariana Abtahi, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“Oh God, look at my flabby arms. I literally look obese.” A quote, verbatim, heard during homecoming. Seeing her lament about the heinous photos and immediately deleting them, it had me thinking. Homecoming season evoked a lot of emotions in a lot of people. What was previously a lively socia...

Life 360: Creepy or Crucial?

Life 360: Creepy or Crucial?

Joey Chae, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

According to Google’s dictionary, stalkerish is an adjective that is “characterized by or displaying an obsessive and inappropriate or unwelcome interest in someone.” The word also could be used to describe Life360, a communication app that families and other groups can use to track members’ whereabouts at...

Catcalling: A Guide to Flattering the Female Race

Catcalling: A Guide to Flattering the Female Race

Danica Yeh

November 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“It was objectification when I didn’t want it to be,” said senior Sammy Stahl in regards to catcalling. Ah. The sweet sound of 21st Century misogyny. Catcalling seems to be something that young women in today’s society are all too familiar with. It has become a habit: We hear it, we ignor...

Stranger Danger on Campus

Stranger Danger on Campus

Ariana Abtahi, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

As the era of the digital age clashes with the timeless desire to meet new people, dating apps are revolutionizing the social scene for adults, slowly replacing the “met by chance” narrative our parents once knew. Pali students are far from behind on the online dating trend. These teens are not me...

Homelessness in LA, and how not to fix it

Ariana Abtahi, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Koreatown — a place known and beloved by many for its nightlife. Cheap Korean barbecue spots, all-age karaoke and trendy shopping malls dot the area with deep-rooted culture and history. Despite its name, Koreatown is home to a diverse array of cultural groups including Latinos and African Americans, ...

More than just a number: the argument for test-optional college applications

More than just a number: the argument for test-optional college applications

Sophie Friedberg, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Parents often tease that, if they were in high school today, they would have been denied admission to their alma maters. Applying to college has become increasingly competitive over the years, and, as a result, students tend to have college apps on their minds all throughout their high school career. A...

Go to sleep, Pali!

Go to sleep, Pali!

Josephine Chae, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“Beep, beep, beep.” The painfully familiar blaring of my alarm at 5:50 a.m. I snooze again and again until 6:05 a.m., when my dad comes into the room to wake me up. I stumble into the bathroom, promising myself that I’ll go to sleep earlier, knowing very well that I won’t. After many hours...

Gentrification Episode III: Murder on the Panda Express

Gentrification Episode III: Murder on the Panda Express

Zade Mullin, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Today, we take a moment to mourn an American tragedy. This cruel twist of fate has affected countless lives, and it continues to haunt those who remember. Before so many lost their families, before so many lost their innocence, before so many were forced to face the harsh reality of a world that didn’...

These things really suck: The argument against plastic straws

These things really suck: The argument against plastic straws

Hannah Yick and Danica Yeh

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Recent debate over the use of plastic straws has caused an upstir about whether the environmentally driven movement to ban them is worth the cost of convenience. How much harm can a few plastic straws do? Why not just recycle them? Will a ban in one city truly induce any change? What many people fail t...

Remembering Mac Miller

Remembering Mac Miller

Joe Meyerson, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I pull over as soon as I hear. Lying weakly against the car door, I’m struck by an overwhelming need to call someone and weep. But I’m not strong enough for tears. In fact, I can’t even muster words. “Silence is all that I hear, listening close as I can.” Mac Miller always took them ...

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