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Unsolicited sexual photos derail relationships, disrespect recipient


March 14, 2016

In 2012, the American Medical Association reported that 28 percent of teenagers—over and under age 18—have “sexted,” or sent nude or suggestive photos of themselves to others. With the recent popularization of mobile dat...

Charitable brands give back, serve as alternate gifts


December 4, 2015

Compiled by Ryeri Lim Purpose Jewelry | The company “International Sanctuary” commissions a wide range of elegantly wearable accessories, hand- crafted by survivors of sex trafficking and s...

Honors/Advanced Placement (AP) Curriculum Lacks Female Perspectives


December 4, 2015

Some of the most celebrated works of our day are penned by women: “Frankenstein,” “Wuthering Heights” and “Little Women,” are only a few. And yet, instead of highlighting these women in the English Advanced Placement...

Staffer embraces extroversion

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November 16, 2015

Written by Ryeri Lim Published in the November 6, 2015 issue This is a busy season for everyone: on one day in particular, I had a lot on my mind. As I hurried past the quad, the din of the brunch games immediately re...

Advanced Authentic Research (AAR) offers new opportunities

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September 11, 2015

Written by Ryeri Lim Published in the September 11, 2015 Issue Beginning this month, the district-wide Advanced Authentic Research (AAR) pro- gram will offer high school students the chance to conduct independent rese...

Gunn helps prepare us for academic futures

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September 9, 2015

 Written by Ryeri Lim Occasionally, I’ll wistfully wonder why my parents uprooted our family from my hometown of San Francisco to, of all places, Palo Alto. I did not understand why they insisted I attend Gunn, a...

AltSchool opens in Palo Alto

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February 6, 2015

Written by Ryeri Lim AltSchool, a private primary education school founded by entrepreneur Max Ventilla, is establishing its fifth campus in Palo Alto at 930 Emerson Street. The Palo Alto site will have space for nearly 90 studen...

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