Veritas

Don't Scrimp on Sleep

Don’t Scrimp on Sleep

November 28, 2018

Senior Miguel Moreno describes his worst night of sleep ever. Once in his first semester of junior ye...

Starman

Starman

October 12, 2018

* Photography by Andrew Chalmers Surrounded by darkness, a camera suspended on a tripod separates h...

Jonathan Zwiebel, Palo Alto High School class of 2017, shows off a rocket avionics system inside a facility once home to Stanford's particle accelerator. The Stanford Student
Space Institute, abbreviated SSI, cleverly named their base of operations the ISS, both a reverse of their organization's acronym and the acronym for the International Space Station.

Astronomical Ambitions

October 12, 2018

“We arrive at the launch site at about 6 p.m. And of course, nothing works when we get to the launch...

Bloom adjusts one of the three telescopes he brought to show students Jupiter. “Every now and then, I get this flash of being this tiny little part of something much, much bigger,” Bloom says.

Beyond Space

October 12, 2018

“What? Wait. What? You can see the ring. You can see the ring!” says Senior Maria Fletcher, one of 20 or ...

Assistant Principal Tom Keating shows off Spot, his pet Leopard Gecko.

Turtles to Teaching

October 12, 2018

“We’d jump from the boat and grab them [green sea turtles], and you’d grab their flippers and ...

Galactic Garbage

Galactic Garbage

October 12, 2018

Consider this repeated storyline through human history: we gain access to a new, pristine place that...

Photo Illustration by Estelle Martin and Anna Tomz

Shooting For The Stars

October 12, 2018

The road to Alpine Inn in Portola Valley is winding, and seems especially so at 11 p.m. The Inn’s parking...

Tuber to Teaspoon

Tuber to Teaspoon

May 23, 2018

Self-styled “foodpreneur” Nicholas Phan recalls his trip across the Atlantic Ocean on a visit to...

Vegetarian roots

Vegetarian roots

May 23, 2018

Veg. V. GF. These symbols swarm our menus and snack packaging and may even dictate our food decisions. ...

Feeding anxiety

Feeding anxiety

May 23, 2018

Finals. Tests. Grades. Did those words make your heart race? Did it make your palms sweat? Did it make y...

An Acquired Taste

An Acquired Taste

May 23, 2018

During lunch, junior Kennedy Herron looks around at her circle of friends as they pull out containers ...

Terminating the Myth

Terminating the Myth

May 17, 2018

From Alexa in a speaker to Roomba under the couch, almost every Silicon Valley student is familiar...