The Student News Site of Henry M. Gunn High School

The Oracle

The Student News Site of Henry M. Gunn High School

The Oracle

The Student News Site of Henry M. Gunn High School

The Oracle

2021-2022 Staff

Irene Hong

Junior Irene Hong is the Graphics Editor who has been on staff since sophomore. In her free time, she likes listening to K-RNB and playing the violin.

Ellie Yuan

Ellie Yuan

Junior Ellie Yuan is a Sports Editor for The Oracle. In her free time, Ellie enjoys playing tennis, listening to music, and playing geography games.

Katie Lawer

Katie Lawer

Katie Lawer, a junior and Features Editor The Oracle. In her free time, Katie enjoys, reading, listening to music, and playing soccer.

Vivian Studdert

Vivian Studdert

Vivian Studdert is a sophomore and reporter for The Oracle. Outside of school, Vivian enjoys reading, swimming, and hiking.

Michelle Koo

Michelle Koo

Junior Michelle Koo is News Editor and graphic artist for The Oracle. Outside of school, she loves to play viola, learn Taekwondo, and fangirl over Disney.

Carly Liao

Carly Liao

On staff since Jan. 2021, junior Carly Liao is a Forum Editor for The Oracle. Outside of the newspaper, she enjoys running, doing crossword puzzles, and watching TV.

Raphael Semeria

Raphael Semeria

On staff since Aug. 2020, Senior Raphael Semeria is a Managing Editor for The Oracle. When he is not scrambling to contact sources, he can be found at a potter's wheel or in the kitchen attempting to bake.

Becca Wu

Becca Wu

Becca Wu is junior and a Lifestyle editor for The Oracle. She enjoys dancing, watching horrible reality television, and definitely not science subjects.

John Li

John Li

Senior John Li is the Business Manager on The Oracle. When he isn't writing articles in The Oracle, John loves to make websites, debate about pointless issues, and of course, depriving himself of sleep.

Chinyoung Shao

Chinyoung Shao

Chinyoung Shao is a Photos Editor and graphics artist who has been on staff since freshman year. Outside of The Oracle, she enjoys doodling, debate, and spending time with friends.

Hila Livneh

Hila Livneh

Hila Livneh is currently a senior and one of the centerfold editors. She loves exploring San Francisco, rock climbing, and listening to new music.

Kenneth Soh

Kenneth Soh

Kenneth Soh, a senior, is currently a Sports editor for The Oracle. He likes baseball, video games, and procrastinating.

Irene Tsen

Irene Tsen

Irene Tsen is a junior and Features Editor for The Oracle. She enjoys practicing karate, managing The Prose Train and adding more books to her never-ending TBR list.

Madison Yue

Madison Yue

Senior Madison Yue is a Features Editor for The Oracle. When she is not reporting, Madison enjoys dancing, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends.

Michael Zhang

Michael Zhang

Michael Zhang, a senior, is a Lifestyle editor for The Oracle. His interests include reading, writing, and eSports. When not working on stories for The Oracle, you can often find Michael doing work for SEC as ASB Secretary.

Kelvin Xu

Kelvin Xu

Sophomore Kelvin Xu is a cub reporter for The Oracle. Some of his hobbies include reading and gaming. He loves to listen to music and is a fan of hip-hop in particular.

Chris Lee

Chris Lee

Junior Chris Lee is a News Editor for The Oracle and has been on staff since Aug. 2021. In his free time, Chris enjoys driving, going out for food, and desperately trying to maintain a healthy school-life balance.

Paul Garofalo

Paul Garofalo

Paul Garofalo is a Senior on The Oracle. One of his hobbies is playing the piano, and music in general. He also likes reading books, trail biking, and cooking.

Kristy Blackburn

Kristy Blackburn

Kristy Blackburn is in her 19th year of advising The Oracle and is always excited to see what new content her journalists create. She is also an active board member with the Journalism Education Association of Northern California....

Arjun Shah

Arjun Shah

Arjun Shah is a senior who has been on staff since Jan. 2020 and is a Managing Editor. In his free time he likes writing, contemplating and playing basketball.

Lise Deaveaux

Lise Deaveaux

Junior Lise Deaveaux is a Centerfold editor for The Oracle who has been on staff since Jan. 2021. When she's not desperrately trying to figure out how math works, you can find her playing tennis or reading a book.

Katie Shih

Katie Shih

Senior Katie Shih has been on staff since her freshman year and is the 2022-23 Editor-in-Chief. Outside of editing layouts and stories, Katie enjoys reading, attending ballet class, and snuggling with her pet bunny, Tumbleweed.

Anriya Wang

Anriya Wang

Freshman Anriya Wang is a reporter for The Oracle. In her free time, Anriya enjoys dancing, reading and taking selfies with her dog.

Brandon Woo

Brandon Woo

Brandon Woo is a freelance photographer for the Oracle. In his free time, Brandon likes to watch movies, listen to music and play video games.

Nishi Goyal

Nishi Goyal

Nishi Goyal is a sophomore and a Photographer for The Oracle. In her free time, you can find her painting (or doing anything else art-related), listening to Taylor Swift or hanging out with her cat.

Gracie Easton

Gracie Easton

On staff since her junior year, Senior Gracie Easton is a Photographer for The Oracle and in her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends and watching movies.

Naomi Wang

Naomi Wang

Sophomore Naomi Wang is a photographer for The Oracle. Outside of school, Naomi enjoys listening to R&B music, taking pictures of her friends, and staring at graphic designs....

Yoochan An

Yoochan An

Senior Yoochan An is a photographer who joined the Oracle staff in September, 2021. He believes photos have the power to convey messages that improve our society. He enjoys listening to music, and has a deep interest in environmental...

Cole Ford

Cole Ford

Senior Cole Ford is a reporter for The Oracle 2021-2022. When he's not doing work, you can find him watching anime, listening to music or hanging out with friends.

James Huang

James Huang

James Huang, a senior, is a new member of The Oracle staff and a reporter for Lifestyle. He runs cross country, plays guitar and watches shows on Amazon Prime.

Safina Syed

Safina Syed

Junior Safina Syed is a News Editor and SEC liaison for The Oracle who has been on staff since January 2021. When she's not reporting, you can find her listening to music, reading, and cooking.

Julianna Chang

Julianna Chang

Since joining staff in Jan. 2020, Julianna Chang has been editing pages and advising staffers as a Managing Editor. In addition to devoting every spare second to The Oracle, Julianna enjoys watching HGTV or TLC, reading and eatin...

Mihika Sane

Mihika Sane

Senior Mihika Sane is a graphics artist who has been a part of the Oracle staff since August 2020. In her beloved freetime Mihika likes to listen to music, go on walks and fill that online shopping cart.

Sophie Fan

Sophie Fan

Sophie Fan, a senior who has been on staff since Jan. 2020, is the graphics editor for The Oracle. When she's not handing out graphics assignments left and right, she can be found browsing Depop or exploring new restaurants.

Catherine Chu

Catherine Chu

Senior Catherine Chu is a managing editor who enjoys convering all kinds of stories. Outside of Oracle, she is probably thinking about physics or music.

Mia Knezevic

Mia Knezevic

Senior Mia Knezevic has been on staff since Jan. 2020, and currently holds the positions of Forum and Photos Editor. When she isn't writing stories or designing layouts, Mia enjoys drinking coffee, spending time with her two black...

Annika Bereny

Annika Bereny

Annika Bereny, a senior, is a Lifestyle Editor and has been on staff since January 2019. When she's not busy finding inane pop culture moments to write stories about, she enjoys photographing clouds and drinking limeade.

Haley Pflasterer

Haley Pflasterer

Haley Pflasterer, a Senior, is a News editor for the Gunn Oracle. You can always find her listening to music and catching up on her books-to-read list. If she's not reading, you can find her in a cheer gym as a competitive cheerleader,...

Jessica Zang

Jessica Zang

Jessica Zang, a senior, is a Features Editor and Assistant Business Manager for The Oracle, and has been on staff since Jan. 2020. When she's not spending hours perfecting InDesign layouts or writing fun articles, she enjoys ...

Sophia Stern

Sophia Stern

Senior Sophia Stern is The Oracle's business manager and social media editor for the 2021-2022 school year and has been on staff for three years. In her free time, Sophia enjoys playing lacrosse, discovering new music and going...

Jessica Wang

Jessica Wang

Senior Jessica Wang is the Editor-in-Chief of The Oracle 2021-2022. Outside of writing, you can find her creating a cappella arrangements for the Gunn Titones, dabbling in photography, solving puzzles and folding tiny paper cranes...

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