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New courses to offer more variety

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March 16, 2012

By Zoe Weisner: Three new classes have been added to the course catalog this year: Facing History and Ourselves, Individual Fitness and Far East History and Culture. While Facing History and Ourselves and Far East History and Cu...

Second Everytown held in February

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March 16, 2012

By Erica Lee: For the first time ever, Gunn held a second Camp Everytown during the spring in conjunction with Paly. This combined camp was held from Feb. 29 through Mar. 3. While Gunn usually does not have a second Camp Everyto...

The Oracle examines teacher dismissal process

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March 12, 2012

By Utkash Dubey: In light of the recent firing of physics teacher Eric Hickock, The Oracle decided to examine the process of hiring and firing teachers in the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD). According to Princip...

Library innovates with Idea Lab

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February 13, 2012

By Eileen Qian: Although a new semester has just begun, more changes are underway in the library, including the new Idea Lab that has taken over one of the corners of the library. New furniture such as movable white board ta...

Civil rights activist speaks at Gunn

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February 13, 2012

By Cooper Aspegren The annual Martin Luther King Jr. assembly was held in Spangenburg Auditorium on Jan. 31. Organized by the Student Executive Council Diversity Commissioners, the assembly featured civil rights activist, Bru...

Seniors plan class-specific dance

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February 13, 2012

By Ellen Lee: After low attendance at the December Winter Dance, the se- nior class envisioned a creative idea for both fundraising and hav- ing fun. “The idea came up during the winter dance,” Senior Class President Jes...

Gunn upgrades WiFi, increases speed

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February 13, 2012

By Jean Wang: In the next few weeks, Gunn will be upgrading our wireless system with new network gear as part of a district-wide network upgrade. “We should see an increase of about 10 times the wireless speeds we have now,...

Seniors place in Intel contest

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February 13, 2012

By: Leon Chong Two seniors have succeeded in the Intel Science Talent Search, one of the most prestigious science competitions in the nation. Seniors Jin Pan and Jean Wang both placed as semi-finalists, with Pan moving on as a...

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