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The Student News Site of Henry M. Gunn High School

The Oracle

The Student News Site of Henry M. Gunn High School

The Oracle

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Ethics Statement

The Oracle seeks to serve the needs of the community and thereby publish the most accurate and provide content from diverse perspectives. Freedom of speech and of the press is also a vital component of the process in order to foster intellectual freedom within a complex community. 

Comment Policy

We reserve the right to expunge comments that are 1) uncivil, 2) meaningless or repetitive, 3) advertisements or 4) unrelated or tangential to the topics discussed article.

Takedown policies

The Oracle strives for reporting that is compatible with our visions/mission statement. Under First Amendment protections, The Oracle has the right to refuse the removal of content, including articles, captions, photos and graphics that do not include defamation, perjury, extortion, harassment or incitement. 

As a general rule, The Oracle will keep content up unless it is factually incorrect. The Oracle may also choose to make corrections or retractions rather than taking a story down if the omission will not impact the story’s logic, angle and/or argument. 

To request a piece of content to be removed from our website, please email The Oracle at [email protected]. Takedown requests will be considered by The Oracle’s managing editors and editor-in-chief.

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