Tag Archives: technology

Columbus to Become a “Smart Transit City”

Posted on 29. Aug, 2016 by .

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By Sophie Yang, ’19 On June 23, Columbus won the Smart City Challenge and received a total of $140 million from groups including the U.S. Department of Transportation, Vulcan Inc., Amazon, Alphabet and local businesses. To win the challenge, Columbus beat out six other finalists: Austin, Denver, Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Portland and San Francisco. Using […]

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VPN Reviews

Posted on 18. Mar, 2016 by .

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by Abby Gray, ‘18 VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, allow your phone to connect to a private, less secure networks in order to be able to access all websites and apps that may be blocked otherwise. 1) Betternet Features: Access all websites and apps Price: Free iPhone/Android: Both Rating on App Store: 4.5 stars Betternet […]

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MacBooks for All

MacBooks for All

Posted on 08. Jan, 2016 by .

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District provides laptops to all middle and high school students

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Tech’D Out

Tech’D Out

Posted on 11. Dec, 2015 by .

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by Cole Pirwitz, ’16, Olivia Van Arsdale, ’17, and Tom Weimer, ’18 District-Wide Laptops Spark Debate Once upon a time, technology in schools was considered taboo, and phones, tablets and computers were confined to “BYOT”  (bring your own technology) days. Today, electronics are slowly but surely cementing themselves into the American education system. Known as […]

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Turning Back Time

Posted on 13. Nov, 2015 by .

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Teenagers cling on to the simpler technology of the past By McDaniel Hartranft It’s the whirling noise and the anticipation that follows when waiting for a memory to be printed just seconds after it happens. It’s the sound of a needle scratching against a record just as the roar of music makes its way out […]

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Digital Age Dilemma

Posted on 01. May, 2015 by .

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Your parents have probably told you tales about their oh-so-challenging childhoods. They had to walk to school, write all of their essays by hand and maintain relationships without the ease of social media. The older generations didn’t have cell phones, computers or TVs to pamper their luxurious lifestyles. They didn’t hide behind the anonymity of […]

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New Tools for UA Schools

New Tools for UA Schools

Posted on 25. Sep, 2014 by .

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UA School District trades in Moodle for Schoology

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Cellular Psychosis

Cellular Psychosis

Posted on 01. May, 2014 by .

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By Maria Grund ’14 To respond or not to respond? That is the question. You know they’ve seen your messages (the read receipts prove it) yet still nothing. Do you send another text, or will that seem annoying? Maybe that pesky period you used caused this debacle. Did that make you seem angry or upset? […]

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Sweet or Sour Apple?

Sweet or Sour Apple?

Posted on 29. Oct, 2013 by .

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Apple’s new operating system, iOS 7, receives mixed reviews

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Phone Addicted 5 Year Olds

Posted on 20. May, 2013 by .

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Columnist addresses the growing trend of younger kids with their own smart phones

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Snapchat Savvy

Snapchat Savvy

Posted on 19. Nov, 2012 by .

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Snapchat is gaining popularity among UAHS students.

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Technology: Friend or Foe?

Technology: Friend or Foe?

Posted on 13. Nov, 2012 by .

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Graphic by Patty Huntley By Anna-Maria Thalassinos ’14 A typical morning routine: hit the snooze button on your alarm at least twice, eat breakfast, get dressed for school, and check your phone for the latest news, from current events to who is dating whom. Now in 2012, we can easily agree that we live in […]

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Smartphone: Access or Excess?

Smartphone: Access or Excess?

Posted on 06. Oct, 2010 by .

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Though school began only six weeks ago, senior Matthew* already finds himself stressed out with a busy workload. Whether he is busy with soccer practice or just wants to watch a movie on TV, he realizes at midnight that he no longer has the time to study for his science test the next day. Not […]

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