A Closer Look

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

Making it hAPPen

Making it hAPPen

by and | May 18, 2016

A person can find someone who lives close to home, and still base their initial relationship on technology, by using dating apps such as Tinder. Anyone 13 and up with a Facebook can use... Read More

Writing new love songs

by and | May 18, 2016

“Our song is a slamming screen door Sneakin’ out late, tapping on your window When we’re on the phone, and you talk real slow ‘Cause it’s late and your mama don’t know” These words... Read More

Love at first swipe

Love at first swipe

by and | May 18, 2016

Nothing says romance like a Facebook notification from that special someone. Half of all American teens have expressed romantic interest through Facebook or another social media site, according to the Pew Research Center. But... Read More

The Beast in Beauty

The Beast in Beauty

by , and | April 25, 2016

Not eating, taking laxatives, throwing up after every single meal but constantly telling yourself that it will be the last time… until you do it again. Over and over again, cycling endlessly like an... Read More

Bridging the binary

Bridging the binary

by | April 1, 2016

Diane Ehrensaft, PhD, is a clinical psychologist based in Oakland. Ehrensaft is a founding member of the Child and Adolescent Gender Center and the author of The Gender Creative Child, published in 2016. SD:... Read More