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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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Juniors Jed Ng, Yoonu Park and Kevin Zhang participate in Pride Day activities hosted in the quad on Sept. 12.

Monthly Highlights: SEC Pride Days

Eliot O’Connell, Reporter September 23, 2023

    “It’s a great opportunity so that students feel that there are opportunities for them to belong.” —Assistant Principal Mycal Hixon “I’ve enjoyed the free candy,...

Freshman Aminjin Battulga holds a Pride flag in each hand
as she poses for a picture during Pride event activities.

Monthly highlights: SEC Pride events

Ya-An Xue, Social Media Editor May 19, 2023

“It (was) meaningful to say something (at the event) and just be here for the few days we get to celebrate Pride.” —Elliot O’Connell, 9 “The event was really nice. I didn’t know that all...

Lantern Night

Lantern Night

April 17, 2023

On March 30, the Best Buddies Club hosted Lantern Night in collaboration with Palo Alto High School’s Best Buddies Club and Palo Alto Unified School District’s Futures special education program. The...

Gunn must improve efforts to bolster equity, representation of minority groups

Safina Syed, Features Editor December 2, 2022

Over the past two months, The Oracle has examined its diversity in different ways, looking at not only the events it covers, but the various groups being represented. The paper has implemented diversity...

SEC

SEC

Michelle Koo, News Editor, Graphics Artist September 25, 2022

The Student Executive Council (SEC) organizes all school events, manages clubs and speaks with students to promote a positive environment at Gunn. Some positions are elected, such as class president and...

Student Body President: Jerome Wu

Student Body President: Jerome Wu

Lita Sone, Reporter September 23, 2022

From being known as “The Slayer of Seagulls,” to serving as class president for three years, to becoming Student Body President this year, Jerome Wu has come a long way in regards to his role in Gunn’s...

Spirit Commissioner: Nico Ross

Spirit Commissioner: Nico Ross

Madison Yue, Features Editor September 23, 2022

Decked out in multiple leis, a Hawaiian shirt and a sun hat, Spirit Commissioner senior Nico Ross shows his spirit for the Fall Sports Rally’s tropical theme—just a glimpse into what a dress-up theme...

SEC provides tips, tricks for homecoming

SEC provides tips, tricks for homecoming

Michael Zhang and Safina Syed September 23, 2022

Homecoming is only a few weeks away, and many students are starting to prepare for the most spirited week of the year. It is important for all those who wish to participate to understand how both how the...

Wall of Rejection elicits mixed reactions from admin, students

Wall of Rejection elicits mixed reactions from admin, students

Amann Mahajan, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2022

For the month of March, Gunn’s annual Wall of Rejection set up shop on the side of the P-building, providing a place for seniors to hang up and ridicule college rejection letters. The wall, set up by...

Senior class representatives win Gunns first Jeopardy game

Senior class representatives win Gunn’s first Jeopardy game

Irene Tsen, Managing Editor February 23, 2022

During the schoolwide Jeopardy game at lunch on Feb. 23 in Bow Gym, the senior team won with 5200 points, followed by the juniors (3200 points), the sophomores (-600 points) and the freshmen (-2400 points)....

SEC hosts cooking competition

SEC hosts cooking competition

Katie Shih, Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2021

From March 29 to April 11, the Student Executive Council (SEC) is hosting a cooking competition for all students. The competition echoes last year’s baking contest, “The Great Titan Bakeoff,” but...

SEC celebrates Black History Month, black historical figures

SEC celebrates Black History Month, black historical figures

Lise Desveaux, Centerfold Editor February 18, 2021

Each February, Gunn celebrates Black History Month as the Student Executive Council (SEC) plans a series of events to commemorate and celebrate Black history and Black figures. SEC Diversity Commissioner...

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