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By Jessica Zang

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About this blog: I’m Jessica Zang, a Palo Alto-born, slightly cynical Gunn High School student who’s passionate about linking high school life to the bigger picture. What’s really going on in our high schools in Palo Alto? Everything a high ...  (More)

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My bystander's experience with PAPD
Jun 26, 2020 2:08 pm
Comments: 29 | Views: 3,132

Disclaimer: this post is for clarification, and telling an account of what I saw. It is not meant to be an accusation, rather a way for my readers to educate me... More
Black Lives Matter: on the topic of protesting and looting
Jun 3, 2020 12:12 pm
Comments: 70 | Views: 49,770

As of recently, every single one of the 50 states has participated in some form of protest. The Black Lives Matter movement has swept across the country following... More
George Floyd's tragedy exposes tense polarization between Americans
May 28, 2020 12:49 pm
Comments: 53 | Views: 8,351

“Please, I can’t breathe.”

George Floyd, nicknamed the “gentle giant” by family and friends, was a 46 year old black man who passed... More
Coronavirus: tips to increase productivity at home
Apr 26, 2020 2:39 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,835

Staying motivated when teachers and superiors aren't present as a form of supervision is difficult. One complication of online work I've encountered personally is... More
Coronavirus: Why aren't some people social distancing?
Apr 17, 2020 2:01 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 4,377

With coronavirus invading not only the immune systems of people around the world but also our everyday lives, we all want it to go away and never come back. But... More
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