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Students should actively reach out to friends through virtual platforms despite increased physical distancing

Students should actively reach out to friends through virtual platforms despite increased physical distancing

Grace Xu

May 21, 2020

To be quite frank, I’m a massive introvert. If there were a kitchen in my room, I’d probably never leave—and what’s more, I’d be content with not having to leave. So when this quarantine started, I was, of course, disheartened, considering the global crisis we’re currently in and whatnot,...

More Than Meets the Eye: As photo editing applications increase in prevalence, students, staff evaluate impact on self-image, confidence

Senior Kelly Xiang adjusts the contrast on a photo of senior Sylvia Liu on Photoshop Express. Xiang said that photos can highlight people’s insecurities.

Wendy Zhu

May 23, 2019

As apps like Facetune have shot up in popularity over the course of the past few years, photo editing has become easier than ever. With a single tap or click, users are quickly able to erase any blemishes or imperfections they may have, allowing them to create their ideal photo or selfie. According ...

Evan Kenyon, winner of Congressional App Challenge, Code for Change officer and senior, develops SRT pass app

CODING CRACKDOWN:
Evan Kenyon (center) and Joseph Paavola (left), Code for Change officers and seniors, work together on code. The club meets after school on Tuesdays.

Lillian He

January 24, 2019

How did you get involved with coding? It started a long time ago. My dad has always been interested in it, and in elementary school I got a book (about) really basic coding because I was fascinated with the way computers worked and I knew I wanted to change the way they worked and just make progra...