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Caroline Bremner Takes an Unconventional Path to UC Davis

Caroline Bremner Takes an Unconventional Path to UC Davis

Ava Kerkorian

November 12, 2019

For the last 15 years, Caroline Bremner has dedicated her life to soccer. She spent her early years playing on AYSO travel teams, and for the last seven years, she has played on the club soccer team Santa Monica United. Next fall, she will begin the next stage of her soccer career: Division I soccer...

For These Fans, it’s More than a Game

For These Fans, it’s More than a Game

Brett Abrams

October 17, 2019

Anyone who walks into AP World History teacher Steven Burr’s classroom will know that he is a huge Pittsburgh Steelers fan. There are Steelers poster, Steelers terrible towels, and Steelers hats. Burr is such a Steelers fan that, when it comes to game day, he says he “tend[s] to watch by [himself]”...

Freshman in Sports

Freshman in Sports

Brett Abrams

September 17, 2019

The end of middle school signifies the beginning of an exciting new chapter for Pali’s freshman, one with more freedoms yet increased responsibilities. Taking the first steps on a new campus with some students who look as old as their teachers is nerve-racking, but the friendly face of an older student...

Captains Lead Teams to Succeed

Captains Lead Teams to Succeed

Sarah Bentley, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Behind every great team is an even better leader. These team captains keep their squad functioning and rally their teammates in times of adversity. While captains’ specific responsibilities differ depending on the sport played, all of them share similar traits that benefit their teams.   Most ...

Pali’s Students are Hanging Ten Before 10:00

Pali’s Students are Hanging Ten Before 10:00

Sarah Bentley, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Every morning, Pali’s thousands of students file into their classrooms, yawning and rubbing the sleep out of their eyes. They sit down, take out their notebooks, pens, pencils or computers and prepare to listen to a lecture or take a test. While this exemplifies  most of Pali’s students’ average mo...

Are eSports the Future of Athletics?

Are eSports the Future of Athletics?

Ava Kerkorian

February 12, 2019

Any kid who would come home from school and immediately sit down to play video games used to be labeled a slacker. With eyes glued to the screen and a backpack resting forgotten in the corner, a parental scolding may have been necessary to tear the teen from the display. Fast forward to today, and that...

Will Coquillard Commits to Georgia Tech

Will Coquillard Commits to Georgia Tech

Ciara Kenney

February 6, 2019

After the dismissal bell rings at 2:06 p.m., most Pali students head to Starbucks, Garden or wherever they might hang out. For those with a seventh period class, 3:08 marks the culmination of their day, and those with sports practice, club meetings or other activities may not leave campus until 4:30...

2019 Winter Sports Recap

2019 Winter Sports Recap

Ciara Kenney

January 29, 2019

The winter sports teams, including girls water polo, co-ed wrestling, girls and boys soccer, and girls and boys basketball, have taken to the pool, gym, field, and court in hopes of advancing to the Los Angeles City Finals. All the teams are ranked top-15 in the section and appear to be capable of mat...

The Reality of Female Football Players

The Reality of Female Football Players

Ava Kerkorian

January 29, 2019

There are few things that represent masculinity as much as football. Dominated by males — from players to owners to coaches — the sport is a central part of American culture. Yet, in the era of the #MeToo movement and the Women’s March, female faces have been appearing on sidelines all across the cou...

No Longer Just a Game

No Longer Just a Game

Sarah Bentley, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

Everyone remembers the days of AYSO and rec center basketball — the days when today’s high schoolers would dress up in oversized uniforms, think of a team name like the “Blue Dinosaurs,” play a few games, eat some orange slices and go home. Since then, the concept of a sport has evolved in the eyes of ou...

Pali’s Twin Student-Athletes Talk About Their Relationship

Pali’s Twin Student-Athletes Talk About Their Relationship

Dylan Tzung, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

Among Pali’s large student-athlete population, there are various athletes that stand out above others. For seniors Sammy and Ally Stahl as well as Mason and Vance Mallory, it is because they are two sets of twins that play varsity sports together at Pali. Sisters Sammy and Ally Stahl have played...

The former sports glory of Pali’s teachers

Sarah Bentley, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

It’s 6:00 AM. Danielle walks to the empty gym of her high school, basketball in hand as the sun rises. She spends the next two hours in the gym — shooting hoops, doing drills and going through workouts — the bounce of the basketball being the only sound filling the empty room. This is her dail...

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