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The Student News Site of Henry M. Gunn High School

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The Student News Site of Henry M. Gunn High School

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Spring sports race through the start of their season: Girls’ Lacrosse

Spring sports race through the start of their season: Girls’ Lacrosse

evalynl March 31, 2017

Written by Evalyn Li With a current record of 8-2 wins to loses, the girls’ lacrosse team seeks greater challenge. Senior co-captain Janis Iourovitski smiled as she talked about the back-and-forth...

AB 165: State assembly bill proposes warrantless searches of students

AB 165: State assembly bill proposes warrantless searches of students

andrewz8642 March 3, 2017

Written by Evalyn Li and Andrew Zhao Proposed by Assistant Majority Leader Jim Cooper of District 9, California State Assembly Bill 165 (AB 165) would exempt local educational agencies from the two-year-old...

A New Hope for Buena Vista: Residents optimistic about Buena Vista preservation

A New Hope for Buena Vista: Residents optimistic about Buena Vista preservation

secret0556 February 3, 2017

Written by Evalyn Li and Ayala Tzadikario In 2012, the owner of the Buena Vista Mobile Home, the Jisser family, submitted an application for the closure of the property. is past December,...

Palo Alto Art Center Teen Takeover

evalynl December 2, 2016

  Written by Evalyn Li The Art Center plans to host its second Takeover: Teen Creativity Party, a night for students interested in art and looking for creative outlets. This event is made...

Unique gifts for the holidays

evalynl December 2, 2016

Written by Evalyn Li For the health nut: Whether they’re in it for the smoothie or health, a gym membership can only make them stronger (literally). Perhaps this is the gift that truly keeps giving...

School Board Candidate: Heidi Emberling

evalynl November 4, 2016

  Written by Evalyn Li Palo Alto Unified School Board of Education President Heidi Emberling is running with the goal of raising the level of attention paid to social and emotional health...

Yes on Prop 64, Adult Use of Marijuana Act benefits state

“Yes” on Prop 64, Adult Use of Marijuana Act benefits state

evalynl November 4, 2016

Written by Evalyn Li On Nov. 8, citizens have the opportunity to vote on the legalization of marijuana in California. Specifically, Proposition (Prop) 64 legalizes the recreational use...

Interim Wellness Center offers students new ways to relieve stress

gtramack September 9, 2016

Written by Grace Tramack and Evalyn Li  The Wellness Center has opened this year on campus to offer different resources for students, promote mental health and create a comfortable environment in...

Waffles vs. Pancakes: Pancakes

evalynl September 9, 2016

Written by Evalyn Li The pancake is superior to the waffle not only because it is a compound word but also due to the myriad of possibilities you find when you select this appetizing breakfast...

5 hacks for efficient packing

evalynl May 20, 2016

Compiled by Evalyn Li 1. Roll, don’t fold Rolling your clothes prevents wrinkles and saves suitcase space. You will be able to pack more. It also prevents you from having to dig to reach...

Palo Alto adopts greenhouse gas reduction goals

evalynl May 20, 2016

Written by Evalyn Li On April 18 the Palo Alto City Council adopted the goal of an 80 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 as a part of its Sustainability and Climate Action...

Fashion industry impacts environment, wallet

evalynl April 15, 2016

Written by Evalyn Li The impact of fashion is tremendous. While it is an attractive industry in both a literal and figurative sense, the journey from material to product has echoing environmental...

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