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Mid-Year Assessments vs. Quarterlies

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Avery Seldin, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

No matter what they are called, nobody is in favor of the tests or projects that conclude each of the year’s four marking periods, as they consume students with stress. However, both formulas have their pros and cons. The question is: which of the two options is the ideal choice? Let’s find out....

The Top 5 Video Game Series in Need of a New Game

The Top 5 Video Game Series in Need of a New Game

Avery Seldin, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Video games are an ever changing media. Some series can always rise to the challenge and continue to produce new games to this very day. Others get swept under the rug and fall out of favor. While some video games deserve to be forgotten, others were amazing game series that were sadly forgotten about...

Why Photoshopping Needs to Stop

Why Photoshopping Needs to Stop

Claire Blose, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

It is no secret that technology is a very prominent force in everyday life. From cars to phones, it is difficult to imagine a world where we could not call our parents after soccer practice or our significant others on the way home from work. This constant exposure to technology has created a whole ...

Powerschool: Source of responsibility or stress?

Powerschool: Source of responsibility or stress?

Chase Moran, Senior Reporter

April 13, 2018

Powerschool is a very useful tool for students, teachers, and parents alike. Teachers can keep up on grades actively and relay this information to students without having to return papers and waste class time. Students can keep track of their missing assignments and grades, and parents can do the same. Th...

Justin Timberlake’s “Filthy” Halftime Show

Justin Timberlake's

Vincent Bufano, Senior Reporter

February 9, 2018

Justin Timberlake headlined the NFL Super Bowl Halftime Show for a second time last Sunday. He is receiving backlash and mixed reviews from critics about his performance. Timberlake seemed to blend in with his numerous backup dancers with a wardrobe that was hideously mismatched, and which had no co...

Why net neutrality is more important than ever

Why net neutrality is more important than ever

Chase Moran, Senior Reporter

December 12, 2017

Today we live in a country where paying for an internet or data bill means you can visit whatever website you want. Whatsapp, Snapchat, Netflix, Spotify, and Gmail are all freely available to anybody on the internet. But what if that wasn’t the case? What if you couldn’t just use whatever apps or...

The Return of the MP3 Player

Are old-school iPods far behind?

Chase Moran, Reporter

November 3, 2017

In the year 2017, the average person prefers to do everything they can on their phone, and listening to music can be one the most important things it's used for. But for those who prefer buying their music over subscribing to a service, it can be hard to store all that music on a phone that also has...

You don’t need an iPhone X

You don't need an iPhone X

Chase Moran, Reporter

October 18, 2017

The iPhone X is the smartphone market’s newest attempt to make phones even more expensive than they ever needed to be. Flagship smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8 already sell themselves on being high end devices, and the $700 asking price reflects that. So when Apple announced a new,...

Is Individuality Illusory?

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Caroline Hsu, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2014

“You’re special, just because you’re you.” Ever since elementary school we have been bombarded with phrases like “you’re special” and “there’s no one else in the world like you”. Western nations pride themselves on adopting individualism, as opposed to eastern nations, who lean ...

Technology For Technology’s Sake

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Michelle Jin, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2013

Is technology really an unexplored frontier for learning, filled with endless possibilities that offer us a fresh glimpse at the efficiency of the future education system? Or is it a deceptive glittery façade, in which we focus so much on attractive aesthetics that we fail to recognize technology brings...

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