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Staffers evaluate failed New Year’s resolutions: staying focused

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January 29, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle

Written by Grace Ding Sitting on my bed in the final hours of 2014, I scrolled through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, laughing at witty jokes about New Year’s resolutions. I wondered if I too should join the millions o...

How to maintain better focus studying for finals

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December 7, 2015

Filed under Centerfold

Written by Barrett Zhang Ban electronics Banning electronics for the duration of studying may be hard but it helps reduce distractions for your studying process. Listen to relaxing music Listening to music can...

Academic, social pressures encourage cheating

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December 7, 2015

Filed under Forum, Uncategorized

Written by Sabrina Chen A typical night for a Gunn student might include studying for the math midterm, reviewing for the AP Statistics test and preparing for an in-class essay. Meanwhile, a chat window from a best friend appear...

Thanksgiving dinner gone wrong

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December 2, 2015

Filed under Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Written by Sabrina Chen Seven Chens, one Li, one Ma and one white guy are sitting at a table. In the middle is a take-out box filled with cold turkey. The family of nine stares at it while the white guy is mortified. Thi...

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