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Diversity in comics has a long way to go

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April 15, 2016

Written by Elinor Aspegren On the final episode of TV show “Daredevil” season 2, Karen Page writes a column for the “New York Bulletin.” In this column, she writes, “What is it, to be a hero? Look in the mirror and y...

Anatomy and Physiology club displays learning through hands-on activities

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February 19, 2016

By Elinor Aspegren For students interested in exploring biology in a new way, the Anatomy and Physiology Club brings an outlet. The main purpose of the club is to carry out animal dissections. “Gunn Anatomy and Physiology Club is to explore the...

Paly Rally elimination creates equality, but reflects student voice concerns

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January 29, 2016

Written by Elinor Aspegren The Palo Alto High School (Paly) Rally has been a tradition at Gunn for as long as most students can remember. For many senior boys, it is the best time of the year. This year, however, the best...

December sports updates: Volleyball

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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 ...

Black Student Union raises minority awareness

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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...

Sexism still manifests in Halloween costumes

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November 16, 2015

Written by Elinor Aspegren Published in the November 6, 2015 issue It’s that time of year again. People are adorning their houses with witches and ghouls and going to Costco or Safeway to buy bite-sized candy bars and ...

Sleep deprivation at play on campus

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September 14, 2015

Written by Elinor Aspegren Published in the September 11, 2015 issue Senior Helen Foley had only slept five hours the previous night. After a long day of school, she fell asleep in her car for two hours. As soon...

Art Center hosts Youth Speaks Out

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September 9, 2015

Written by Elinor Aspegren Published in the April 17, 2015 issue The hallways, courtyard and rooms of the Palo Alto Art Center displayed depictions, expressions and explorations of youth identity from March 20 to ...

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