| News |

Bell schedule changes considered

Discussions are underway to modify Gunn’s bell schedule. Currently, the Creative Schedule Committee (CSC)—responsible for developing the new schedule—is looking at the…

YCS holds annual service day

On March 6, the Youth Community Service (YCS) club held its annual service day. Students signed up to volunteer at events across…

| Entertainment |

Good music doesn’t have one definition

What is good music? How can one declare that one four-minute track of sound waves is better than another? What makes the…

Help the Animals!

Written by: Tim Wang Every day, the barking and purring of dogs and cats can be heard as they snuggle with volunteers…

Sports

Sports department receives $15,000 grant, fights deficit

The Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) granted the Athletics Department $15,000 during a meeting on May 8 to jump-start next…

Blast from the past: teacher edition

Marc Igler: English teacher Marc Igler is no stranger to the world of athletics. A former golf standout,…

Features

Longest-serving PAUSD employee passes away

Every day at 6:15 a.m. sharp, data processor Martha Cartwright would arrive at Gunn in her trademark car,…

Local startup develops high school-centric social networking apps

Wislr, a mobile technology startup based in Palo Alto, has created the first social networking application for use…

Forum

“Follow your passion” is bad advice

The school year is coming to an end, and I’m watching the seniors—some of whom I’ve…

Keystone bill will bring beneficial changes to economy

In April this year, President Barack Obama rejected the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline…

Centerfold

Exam stress and anxiety can be combatted and minimized

Let’s face it: stress hits most people at some point or another. Students pride themselves on…

Social pressures to achieve academically are the main cause of cheating

L ying and cheating in a classroom environment are behaviors often viewed as characteristic of a…

Q & A's

VGo robot makes an appearance on campus

Over the past few months, a white, four-foot tall robot has roamed the Gunn halls, taking…

Tamar Barlev: A day in the life of a barista

At first a tiny coffee shop on 24th and Folsom in San Francisco, Philz Coffee has…