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USEit Well: Students should utilize new STOPit app responsibly, recognize importance of school safety

USEit Well: Students should utilize new STOPit app responsibly, recognize importance of school safety

HiLite Staff

January 24, 2019


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates, Top Story, Uncategorized

According to a survey conducted by the HiLite staff in September, only 28 percent of students said they would rate the school’s safety as a five on a one-to-five scale with five being the safest. However, in December, when the administrators played the promotional video and instructions on how to d...

Q&A with Officer Shane VanNatter about STOPit

Q&A with Officer Shane VanNatter about STOPit

Adhi Ramkumar

January 24, 2019


Filed under Online Only, PERSPECTIVES, Print, Recent Updates

What advantages or disadvantages have come from the launch of this app? The advantage is the two-way communication. So people can anonymously report dangerous problems or people who need help and not feel like they have to do it face-to-face. The disadvantage of course is the misuse of the app. People are u...

STOPit Survey – How it Was Conducted

January 24, 2019


Filed under Online Only, PERSPECTIVES, Recent Updates

The HiLite conducted a survey about the new anonymous alert system at CHS: STOPit. The overall goal of the survey was to determine CHS students' overall perception of STOPit and whether or not they have downloaded and/or used the app. Below are the summary statistics from the observational study, a...

CHS students believe that Snapchat unintentionally displays racism

CHS students believe that Snapchat unintentionally displays racism

Darrell Cheng, Reporter

November 28, 2016


Filed under Online Only, Top Story

Ever since its release, Snapchat has continuously been one of the most popular social media outlets. Snapchat, unlike many other forms of social media, has a feature in which users can morph their faces into several different formations.  However, despite Snapchat’s uniqueness, some of these formations...

App of the Month: Vine

studentsection

October 11, 2013


Filed under Print, STUDENT SECTION

Over the past few months, Vine has surged to the top of the App Store market as it continues to gain popularity among users. Launched by Twitter, Vine is a video-making tool that allows users to share and view their followers’ Vines through their own Twitter accounts. Vine is the newest social networking...