Official Student Newspaper of Henry M. Gunn High School

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Official Student Newspaper of Henry M. Gunn High School

The Oracle

Official Student Newspaper of Henry M. Gunn High School

The Oracle

Cliquing up: High School portrayals in media create false perceptions of students, exacerbates stereotypes

Cliquing up: High School portrayals in media create false perceptions of students, exacerbates stereotypes

Yu-Ming Liu, Reporter May 23, 2024

Move portrayals encourage misconceptions about high school student life. Some movies, such as “Mean girls,” depict a social ladder where people attempt to be as pretty and popular as possible. Others, such as “The Breakfast Club,” send the message that adolescents should stay true to themselves. However,...

Gunn Performing Arts returns to Spangenberg Theater to present “High School Musical”

Gunn Performing Arts returns to Spangenberg Theater to present “High School Musical”

Safina Syed, Features Editor March 17, 2023

After a four-year hiatus, Gunn Performing Arts is back in Spangenberg Theatre to present “High School Musical,” their first production in Spangenberg since “In the Heights” in 2019. They were supposed to perform “Romeo and Juliet” in March of 2020, but the performance was canceled in accordance...

Gunn Theater Hosts Spring Festival

Gunn Theater Hosts Spring Festival

Kaitlyn Chen, Lifestyle Editor May 13, 2022

Looking to see a comedy with two storylines happening at once? Or a drama about a young woman’s encounter with God? Or an original, student-written musical about a student’s struggle to find her way in the seemingly frightening world of high school? If the answer is yes, look no further than Spring...

Gunn Theatre brings Berlin spin to ‘The Comedy of Errors’

Gunn Theatre brings Berlin spin to ‘The Comedy of Errors’

Michael Zhang, Lifestyle Editor March 8, 2022

Twenty-four hours to be reunited. Two sets of long-lost twins. Four fates intertwined. All the wonderful misunderstandings that come from such an outlandish premise. Mistaken identities and misconceptions are at the heart of both the laughter and the emotions of Gunn Theater’s spring production,...

Gunn Theatre presents Robots vs. Fake Robots

Gunn Theatre presents ‘Robots vs. Fake Robots’

Annika Bereny, Lifestyle Editor October 22, 2021

What does it mean to be human? Gunn Theatre’s fall production, “Robots vs. Fake Robots,” explores this question through a mix of comedy and tragedy. According to play director Kristen Lo, the show is set in the year 6000, when robots rule the world and being a robot is the standard. “Every...

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