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“Finstas” encourage free, genuine expression

chenganyi

September 9, 2016

I remember downloading Instagram for the first time in middle school at the insistence of my friends and feeling only a vague sense of disappointment. At that time, Instagram was really nothing more than a cute photo-editing ap...

High school survival guide: students give advice to next generation- Sophomores to Freshmen

amandalee828

August 16, 2016

Written by Sohini Ashoke and Seungik Shin As freshman starting high school, what lies ahead seems like a grueling path. The transition can often be stressful for students because of the challenge of making friends and managing schoolwork. However, if you remembe...

High school survival guide: students give advice to next generation- Alumnus to Seniors

amandalee828

August 16, 2016

Written by Shawna Chen Congratulations, seniors! You have arrived at your last year of high school in one piece... or so we hope. Senior year is never what you expect it to be. For me, it was one long process of self-discovery— first in th...

Students help campaign for Hillary

cassandrabond

August 16, 2016

By Cassandra Bond With the election season in full swing, students have been doing their part to stay involved and aware of the 2017 presidential election.  Through organizing and recruiting volunteers, making calls...

High school survival guide: students give advice to next generation- Junior to Sophomores

amandalee828

August 16, 2016

Written by Amanda Lee There are usually two mindsets that freshmen have when they go into sophomore year. One is, “Hey, I got through freshmen year, right? Sophomore year will be a breeze.” The other is, “Oh my gosh, this is my second yea...

Students study abroad throughout the world, from Mexico to Japan

Elizabeth C

August 16, 2016

Written by Elizabeth Chung This summer, 23 students from Gunn were given opportunities to study abroad through Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE). Through CIEE, students were able to explore different ...

$600,000 acquired to build youth mental health facility in Palo Alto

janetwangg

August 16, 2016

Written by Janet Wang In June, the Stanford Center for Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing acquired $600,000 in funding from Santa Clara County to create an innovative youth mental health facility in collaboration with the S...

Gunn repainted with Wildflower scheme

janetwangg

August 16, 2016

Written by Janet Wang Over the summer, Gunn was repainted based on the color scheme “Wildflowers,” a project that was led by the organization Paint Gunn High School. The painting process began on June 6 and lasted for ...

Gunn senior and alum compete in winning team at American Regions Math League

The Oracle

August 16, 2016

Written by Grace Ding From June 2 to June 5, senior Matthew Shi and alum Maya Sankar competed in the American Regions Math League (ARML) at Las Vegas, NV. They were a part of the top San Francisco Bay Area team, which ultimate...

Staffer volunteers at Monterey aquarium

samueltse27

August 16, 2016

Written by Samuel Tse   This summer, I was able to volunteer at the Monterey Bay Aquarium as part of their Teen Conservation Leaders program (TCL). Working at the aquarium is something I’ve always wanted to do ever since...

Gunn DECA/FBLA

toneyaolee

August 16, 2016

Written by Tone Yao Lee Gunn offers over 100 clubs on campus. While all of them are active during the school year, there are certain standouts that continue to shine over summer. Though relatively new on campus, Gunn’s Future Busine...

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