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A look into winter holidays: Christmas

Helen Nguyen

December 4, 2015

Written by Helen Nguyen, Assistant Business Manager Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on Dec. 25 by billions of people around the world. This is a Christian and cultur...

Black Student Union raises minority awareness

elinoraspegren

December 4, 2015

Written by Elinor Aspegren With over 100 clubs and organizations on Gunn’s campus ranging from Cheese Club to Thespian Club, none offer more of a sense of belonging to its members than the Black Student Union (BSU). Run b...

Thanksgiving dinner gone wrong

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December 2, 2015

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...

Week of random acts of kindness promotes community

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November 16, 2015

Written by Janet Wang Published in the November 6th, 2015 issue Everyone has the ability to impact people’s lives through acts of kindness, no matter how big or small. Doing random acts of kindness results in a win-win sit...

Students draw motivation to stay active from numerous sources

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November 16, 2015

Written by Emma Chiao and Michael Chen Published in the November 6, 2015 issue Recovery Varsity runner junior Claire Hu was injured her freshmen year during the cross country season. She had been running since sixth grade af...

gaming club provides outlet for stress

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November 16, 2015

Written by Lena Ye Published in the November 6th, 2015 issue The Interscholastic Gaming League is a gaming club formed in 2003. The club meets after school on Fridays in the Student Activities Center. Science teacher Eric ...

First-generation immigrants find acceptance

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November 16, 2015

Written by Ariel Pan Published in the November 6th, 2015 issue At Gunn, students are able to experience one period of another culture before walking back out into a culture they are familiar with. Even for those who tra...

Students reflect on culture differences

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November 16, 2015

Written by Kush Dubey Published in the November 6, 2015 issue Students who find themselves transitioning between cultures—whether it’s from Kenya to America or from Hong Kong to Australia—often find themselves in positions of uncer...

Staffer embraces extroversion

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November 16, 2015

Written by Ryeri Lim Published in the November 6, 2015 issue This is a busy season for everyone: on one day in particular, I had a lot on my mind. As I hurried past the quad, the din of the brunch games immediately re...

How to relate to introverts

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November 16, 2015

Compiled by Ariel Pan Published in the November 6th, 2015 issue 1. Introverts have opinions; include them in conversations and ask questions like, “What do you think?” 2. Don’t force introverts to speak or guilt th...

Senior Joanne Lee: Tattoo Art

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November 16, 2015

Written by Joanne Lee Published in the November 6, 2015 issue I have always wanted a tattoo. Ever since elementary school, I would write and draw things all over my skin. These pen marks, however, were short-lived. What I so...

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