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Unsolicited sexual photos derail relationships, disrespect recipient

yurylim

March 14, 2016

In 2012, the American Medical Association reported that 28 percent of teenagers—over and under age 18—have “sexted,” or sent nude or suggestive photos of themselves to others. With the recent popularization of mobile dat...

Tutoring: Outside aid provides unfair advantage

The Oracle

March 14, 2016

Written by Sabrina Chen What is the secret to those seemingly perfect grades in the most challenging classes? What is the key to the high standardized test scores? For many students, the secret lies in one of the most common...

Pro: Dating apps are beneficial to teenagers

janetwangg

March 14, 2016

Written by Janet Wang In the last few years, the usage of technology and digital media has sky-rocketed—especially among teenagers. The current adolescent generation has been immersed in a technology-driven culture where soci...

Twins at Gunn: Ronan and Edouard Eltherington

deianah

March 14, 2016

Written by Deiana Hristov For identical twins, questions like, “Do you guys do everything together?” and “Can you read each other’s thoughts?” are a normal part of life. It gets tedious, especially if you and ...

Tutoring Benefits

yukiKB

March 14, 2016

Written by Yuki Klotz-Burwell I have always struggled with math. In second grade, I remember feeling defeated after working on subtraction timetables when the rest of my class had moved far ahead to divi- sion. I have f...

Students assert that their voice matters

janetwangg

March 4, 2016

Written by Janet Wang Following recent tragedies, Superintendent Dr. Max McGee heeded the advice of local health professionals and limited zero period to only non-academic classes, spurring student outrage. In a letter to the bo...

Winter Sports Look to CCS: Boys’ Basketball

Alex Dersh

February 19, 2016

Written by Alex Dersh The boys are off to a strong season, winning their first two tournaments and proving its mettle with a victory over rival Palo Alto. Junior Sahib Gill felt that the tournaments against Los Gato...

Art students paint museum trailer

janetwangg

February 19, 2016

Written by Janet Wang In February, the Gunn Art Department teamed up with the company GreenWaste in a project to paint a trailer that will be used in a Repair Cafe?, a nonprofit organization that repairs and recycles items...

Sustainable farming yields benefits to environment, health

persephoneia

February 1, 2016

Written by Lena Ye Sustainable eating: the phrase usually brings to mind images of Whole Foods, free-range chickens and vegetables. The words are often thrown around, but many people do not completely understand the idea. To eat s...

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