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Arts & Entertainment - December 18, 2015

The sound of youth

High school radio station provides platform for student discussion, music

by Chrissi Angeles

Two years ago, Palo Alto High School's radio station, KPLY, had a humble beginning as a student-run club that presented a smattering of talk radio programs. Today, Paly Radio is a fully-fledged academic course as well as a 24/7 Internet radio station that features school and local news, topical podcasts and entertainment programs as well as a wide array of music, ranging from "Inside Lands" — a show dedicated to indie rock — to a jazz program dubbed "Cotton Club."

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