A Closer Look

The Election: National

The Election: National

by | November 1, 2016

Pizza. Glowing smartphone screens. A hot Thursday night in a crowded classroom. Wispy blonde hair and a red pantsuit. The first presidential debate. Many students will engage directly for the first time with their... Read More

When do we cut the ties: extracurriculars

When do we cut the ties: extracurriculars

by | October 11, 2016

Two seconds left. The player dribbles between his legs and steps back. He pump fakes, one second left, then launches a shot. The buzzer goes off and the crowd holds their breath. Clank. The... Read More

When do we cut the ties: health

When do we cut the ties: health

by | October 11, 2016

The light blue door swings open, leading to the familiar office with the striped chairs. As she smiles and shakes your hand, the nervousness you felt preceding the appointment instantly vanishes with the comfort... Read More

When do we cut the ties: education

When do we cut the ties: education

by | October 11, 2016

Childhood. Adolescence. Adulthood. This linear timeline defines not only our self-perception, but also our relationship with the term “adult.” As a child, an “adult” is an idol, a figure of authority and the person... Read More

Racing against time

Racing against time

by | September 20, 2016

Bump, set, spike! A phrase one would expect to hear shouted from the mouths of high school girls. However, at one point in time Piedmont high school also had a Men’s volleyball team and... Read More

Club days gone by

Club days gone by

by | September 20, 2016

We all know PHS is not like most other public high schools in size, structure and age. It has a long history with 95 years worth of yearbooks and if you ever take the... Read More

Photo Gallery: Past and Present

Photo Gallery: Past and Present

by | September 19, 2016

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Reaching the finish line

Reaching the finish line

by | June 8, 2016

It’s Halloween night, a Saturday. The doorbell rings, but instead of grabbing the candy bowl, the senior slams his keyboard in frustration and heads upstairs. He has an application to finish, and this November... Read More

The start of something new

The start of something new

by | June 8, 2016

It’s a game that involves more than 20 million players across America. A game that can last for years. A game that can cost thousands of dollars. “I hate that I’m playing the game,”... Read More

Flash Forward

Flash Forward

by | May 18, 2016

You refresh the application on your iPhone to see a new face. You swipe right and instantly, you’re on your way to securing yourself a date. The percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds that use... Read More