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Service brings back childhood joys

deianah

December 4, 2015

When I was little, there was a period of time during the summer, after our family vacation but before school started, when my brother and I had absolutely nothing to do. It was 2008 and my family had just moved to Palo A...

December sports updates: Volleyball

elinoraspegren

December 4, 2015

Written by Elinor Aspegren Varsity volleyball carved a path to CCS this year, wrapping up its season in the first round of CCS after losing to St. Ignatius High School, coach Craig Bankowski said. According to Bankowski, the ...

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

The Oracle

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

The Oracle

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

The Oracle

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

The Oracle

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

The Oracle

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

The Oracle

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...

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