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(Tech)nically Speaking…Is Alexa Worth It?

PRO-ALEXA She’s not a friend, she’s not your sister, she’s not even a person. Yet she lives in your living room and you talk to her frequently. She can recite the recipe for vanilla...

Powerful Protagonist Inspires Young Girls

PICTURED ABOVE // Senior Paloma Renteria presents Powerful Protagonist student Ava Guen Sanchez with a rose and a certificate of “most enthusiastic.” Photo by Michelle Chen. Two of senior Paloma Renteria’s favorite things to...

Amazing “Avengers: Infinity War”

Immediately surrounded by Marvel super fans, I plopped down into my chair, prepared to watch what is set to be the most anticipated movie of 2018, “Avengers: Infinity War”. Marvel super fans and audiences...

ISAS Transported to “Kindertransport”

PICTURED ABOVE // After their last performance, cast members (left to right) Vanessa Stewart, Bailey Savoie, Allison Daniels, Meredith Jones, Grace Lowry, Megan Muscato, Catherine Sigurdsson, Sidney Wang, and Tahira Chowdhury celebrate the end of...

Teachers Without Borders

PICTURED ABOVE // Ward’s Biggest Fans: Cothren and her Contemporary American Literature students listen to author Jesmyn Ward speak at Bishop Dunne. Photo provided by Claire Cothren. She signs out at the Upper School...

Fortnite Got it Right

My randomized character parachutes into Salty Springs and touches down in the lush scenery. It immediately scans the area for resources and treasure. Ax in hand, my avatar runs through the battleground and hunts...

Style of Influence Exhibit

Every Saturday, I watched as “Wizards of Waverly Place” was interrupted by Michelle Obama, urging me to spend the next 30 minutes playing outside. She wore a red dress with sneakers as she shot...

Why We Shouldn’t Attend Coachella

Although it only lasts a few days, thousands of people make the trek down to Indio, California to fully experience Coachella. However, most are unaware of the controversy surrounding the founder of this iconic...

Meredith’s Mind

The National Football League Draft: three days in the spring when fans of the Cleveland Browns desperately hope that they will secure some top-notch players that could maybe lead them to a few victories....