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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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George Floyd's tragedy exposes tense polarization between Americans
May 28, 2020 12:49 pm
Comments: 48 | Views: 4,904

“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: 1,687

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: 4,042

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
How COVID-19 Affects Communities
Mar 25, 2020 12:31 pm
Comments: 19 | Views: 8,661

When the coronavirus was first discovered, nobody expected it to blow up the way it did. In fact, the virus was not perceived as dangerous at all until it took lives... More
High School's Abundance of Offensive Humor
Mar 11, 2020 11:12 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 3,438

Walking around the halls, it’s difficult not to overhear snippets of loud, boisterous conversations around me, most of which I can easily ignore and... More
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