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Good and Bad Fats

By: Eileen Guo Your body definitely needs fat. But how much? Consuming too much can lead to weight gain and, if consumed in excess, obesity. It can also increase your risk for heart disease. The amount you should consume each day depends …

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Do(n’t) Listen to Music

By: Serena Mao Many of our parents like to tell us to take out our earbuds when we’re studying. It seems to be a common belief of our parents that music is harmful to the process of information absorption. However, the teens …

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The 5 Second Rule

By: Serena Mao It’s easy for us to list off what our goals are: financial security, a loving relationship, having good friends to depend on. What’s not so easy is to take the actions that will actually allow us to reach those …

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Don’t Suppress Your Negative Emotions

By: Eileen Guo Addressing anger or sadness at home or in a relationship can be difficult, but beneficial. It’s no secret that suppressing emotions can be damaging to health. Studies show that people who don’t address their emotions experience lower overall well-being, …

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My Dad

By: Alex Bao While my childhood was spent in an industrial harbor city, my dad was raised during the onset of Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution; I grew up immersed in singing melodies each morning, whereas my dad grew up in the earthy …

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Sleepless Nights

By: Haley Parrett As any Gunn student may know, sleepless nights are a part of the “Gunn experience”. Whether you are doing homework, playing video games, finishing a painting, watching a movie, facetiming friends, or cramming for the SAT, most (if not …

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Wellness at Gunn High School

By: Sarah Chang I would like to share my thoughts about students’ wellness at Gunn. All of this is solely based on my personal experience and is not written to denounce or condemn anyone in any way shape or form. Personally, I …

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How to Break Bad Habits

By: Eileen Guo We all have a bad habit or two we could stand to lose, but habits are hard to break. Whether your bad habit is procrastinating, overspending, swearing, or any other one you want to change, here are a few …

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Hair Care Routine for Men

Usually men do not speak about scalp-care or skincare openly, mainly because of gender stereotypes. However, men need a proper grooming routine as much as women do. Even if you have an extremely busy schedule, it’s still necessary to keep your hair …

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