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Blog: Virtual Learning

Students in B period IB Global Politics Year 1 gather for an online Zoom conference call in their respective rooms. Students are attending class periods and meeting with teachers on Zoom while also using other online tools like the LMS and Kahoot to enhance their new online learning experience.

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

April 5, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE My addiction to my phone, while equally impressive and terrifying, is not an indicator of how much I actually enjoy technology. If I’m being honest, I don’t enjoy my phone as much as my mom probably thinks I do. I tend to get overly frustrated, and my troubleshooting methods primari...

Speak-HERS

Female Leaders in Technology club members listen to software executive Natasha Mohunty present on the Broadway Campus about opportunities for women in the STEM field. The presentation was the first of a planned series.

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

December 17, 2019

A new club is offering connections and information for young women who are interested in exploring the field of technology as a possible career. Junior Linda Karti started the Female Leaders in Technology Speaker Series as a way to host female technology professionals and foster interest in STEM ca...

It’s Tik Tok time?

It's Tik Tok time?

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2019

When senior Malinalli Cervantes created a TikTok that went viral, her primary focus was not the potential security issues she could have created for herself. The TikTok app allows users to post 15 second videos that are typically set to popular music or “sounds.” Videos become “Tik-Tok famous,” like...

Visiting author gives presentation, participates in discussion

Author Chris Riley responds to a question during the discussion session with interviewers senior Harris Rutherford and sophomore Audrey Pinard. Riley visited campus today to give a presentation to students about his book “After the Mass-Age.”

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

April 8, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students gathered in Syufy Theatre at the end of the school day to hear author Chris Riley speak about his book “After the Mass-Age.” After the presentation, senior Harris Rutherford and sophomore Audrey Pinard led a discussion with Riley. “Riley is connected to our school thr...

Artificial intelligence presentation prompts debates about empathy

Seniors Josie Rozzelle, Emily Kanellos, and Hannah Kelliher participate in an activity where they were asked to rearrange cards in order of whose life was more valued: a pregnant woman, child, dog, cat, or athlete. The activity was meant to demonstrate the similarities and differences between human and AI morals.

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

December 6, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE John Villasenor, senior fellow at the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings, presented to students and faculty today about artificial intelligence, concluding with a debate about AI’s ability to experience human emotion. “I think AI may not feel empathy in the same way that humans d...

Laser printer offers school new opportunities

Students gather in Spark Studio for unveil of 3D laser printer. The printer was ordered two years ago and arrived in January.

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

February 13, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE A 3D laser printer was recently introduced to the Sparks Studio technology lab, increasing the access to advanced machinery for student projects. Six students called Laser Tech Specialists in multiple grades have been trained to use the machine. Junior Avery Van Natta, one tech speciali...

Snap!

Neely Metz, Features Editor

October 28, 2016

While many teens view photo sharing and messaging application Snapchat as a way to send quick selfies adorned with doodles and filters to friends, the addition of a new product may change how people see the rebranded Snapchat as Snap Inc. Unveiled on September 23, Spectacles, sunglasses featuring a...

Protecting privacy online

Protecting privacy online

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor

February 4, 2016

Technology users routinely agree to a website’s or app’s terms and conditions, but they may never figure out that their agreement is anything but “no strings attached.” “Apps provide great conveniences,” Internet and privacy lawyer Anne McKenna said, “but we often unwittingly consent to...

Innobotics Club plans first event of the year

Sophomores Halie Kim and Carlota Rubio analyze code developed for their self made cars.

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

November 18, 2015

Innobotics Club met during lunch to finalize self-built cars for their race tomorrow in the Main Hall. The club, which meets on Wednesdays, creating their cars using small computers and 3D printed wheels, with code created to mobilize them. “We’ve been building them for the past couple of weeks,...

Libby Brittain fuses social media and journalism into career

Libby Brittain

February 17, 2011

Zoe Newcomb Editor-in-Chief “Random: The first word (of many) I remember being fascinated with was ‘galore.’ Heard it on a radio ad; couldn’t grok it. It starts young,” Libby Brittain (’07) tweeted to her some 764 followers on December 22. An economic history major at Barnard College,...

‘Fun’ does not fix problems

ISABELLE PINARD | the broadview

February 17, 2011

Zoë Newcomb Editor-in-Chief It seems everyday a different adult tells me that “kids these days work too hard” and to “enjoy childhood while I can.” I certainly wouldn’t mind throwing the books aside in favor of going to the beach with my friends. But as teenagers my own age run through the streets protesting in Egypt and are coming up with the solu...

iPads to be adapted into classrooms

Theology teacher Paul Pryor-Lorentz places an inventory label on an iPad for use by a faculty member. Teachers involved in the program received their iPads last Thursday and will begin curriculum development immediately.

February 17, 2011

Zoe Newcomb Editor-in-Chief Rising sophomores and incoming freshman slated to be the first group of students participating in a pilot program integrating Apple Computer’s iPad into select classes, with the goal of making the technology standard for all students within the next few years. “I’m ...

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