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As e-learning resumes on April 13, continues through rest of school year due to COVID-19, students structure time differently without necessity of normal routine

Junior Maylee O'Brien takes notes as part of her e-learning study method. O'Brien said that as junior year is important and she is close to college where she will have to manage on her own, she is trying to use this more unstructured time to build productive habits and life skills.

Viyang Hao

April 13, 2020

For the majority of the school year, from Monday through Friday, sophomore Eliana Jin’s everyday routine involved her waking up at 6:20 a.m., going to school and arriving home at 3:53 p.m., occasionally staying after school for a club meeting. After coming back, she’ll go straight to her computer, pu...

Reliability of internet connection at CHS could improve if students are able to directly report issues

Reliability of internet connection at CHS could improve if students are able to directly report issues

HiLite Staff

December 12, 2019

For most students, connecting to this school’s Wi-Fi is easy. All one needs to do is input the unique username and password made for the school’s computers in the appropriate blanks when prompted. Yet, once connected, many students complain that the Wi-Fi is slow in certain parts of the building...

Data Defense: EU’s data protection regulation may safeguard CHS students’ privacy at expense of higher cost

Armaan Goel

October 25, 2018

The EU recently passed legislation called the general data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), which places tighter restrictions on the data that technology companies can collect and what they can do with it. This puts more power in the user’s hands to decide what companies are allowed to have their data a...

YOU HAVE TO READ THIS!! : Students, teachers address evolution of clickbait, repercussions for unbiased information

YOU HAVE TO READ THIS!! : Students, teachers address evolution of clickbait, repercussions for unbiased information

Uday Lomada

September 21, 2018

After a long and strenuous day at school, senior Riley Aadson used to plop down on his couch and watch the headlines pass by or watch a YouTube video from his recommended list. This was when he normally caught up on the news about the world around him. Titles like “Obamacare IS DESTROYING JOBS” and headl...

Get informed. Then go save the Internet. How freedom of speech per Internet is being compromised.

Get informed. Then go save the Internet. How freedom of speech per Internet is being compromised.

perspectives

October 10, 2014

The internet is massive. Certainly, of course, massive in the sense that it is perhaps the largest database and wealth of knowledge in the world: There’s over a yottabyte—1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes—of data. But the internet is also massive in its significance and impact in nearly eve...

Insecure. Americans must recognize the privacy risks of the digital age and protest unwarranted and arbitrary government surveillance.

Insecure. Americans must recognize the privacy risks of the digital age and protest unwarranted and arbitrary government surveillance.

perspectives

August 14, 2013

Just so no one thinks I’m hysterical - this isn’t 1984. This is 2013. This is the information era, in which our lives are increasingly recorded, traceable, digitized. And in this era, no one should be surprised by the conundrum America faces in light of recent revelations. Leaked documents publi...

Insecure. Americans must recognize the privacy risks of the digital age and protest unwarranted and arbitrary government surveillance.

perspectives

August 14, 2013

Just so no one thinks I’m hysterical - this isn’t 1984. This is 2013. This is the information era, in which our lives are increasingly recorded, traceable, digitized. And in this era, no one should be surprised by the dilemma America faces in light of recent revelations. Leaked documents published...

The Power of the Crowd. The future lies in crowdsourcing.

The Power of the Crowd. The future lies in crowdsourcing.

perspectives

March 22, 2013

Try as you might, you’ll eventually reach a limit if you work by yourself. But as a member of a group, you’ll be able to achieve beyond the capabilities of everyone combined. Using the idea that the whole is more than the sum of its parts, crowdsourcing has the prospect to become the future of b...

Recent hackings of big name companies raise Internet security questions

Sophomore Mallory Marrs scrolls through her twitter feed. A rising number of people like Marrs have had their accounts hacked. PHOTO / LAUREN LU

feature

March 22, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, when Mallory Marrs, avid Twitter user and sophomore, opened her Twitter account, she was met with confused tweets from her friends and followers in response to her tweets from earlier that day. According to Marrs, tweets had been sent from her account that advertised a weight lo...

The Internet offers a large audience for student artwork

entertainment

February 22, 2013

Meghan Duffy, artist, blogger and junior, flips her sketchbook open to a blank page and begins to draw. Various items, such as pencils, erasers and markers, litter her desk. In addition to these typical art tools, a camera and computer also inhabit her workspace. After Duffy completes her newest creation,...