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

In the Pursuit of Wellness: Wellness Center adapts to feedback, changes

In the Pursuit of Wellness: Wellness Center adapts to feedback, changes

Yueun Hong, Sports Editor May 15, 2024

In 2016, Gunn established the Wellness Center to support students’ mental health. Staffed by mental health professionals and licensed therapists, the center was built at the district community’s urging.  As part of The Oracle’s revived “In Pursuit of Wellness” series, this article focuses...

Body image comments over holidays affect well-being

Body image comments over holidays affect well-being

Victor Dang, News Editor December 12, 2022

Unwanted comments about one’s weight or appearance are certainly not limited to the holidays, but inevitably become more common as rarely-seen relatives all meet up for family reunions during winter break. Even if these statements don’t mean to put someone on the spot, they can enormously affect...

BIPOC mental health panel discusses societal racism, social injustice

BIPOC mental health panel discusses societal racism, social injustice

Safina Syed, Features Editor September 29, 2022

During PRIME on Sept. 28, the Student Executive Council (SEC) hosted a panel discussion in the library on Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) mental health. Featuring speakers like Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) Mental Health and Wellness Supervisor Genavae Dixon, Gunn Mental Health...

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