Scholar Bowl participants meet with club sponsor Patrick Troy for a meeting on Zoom.

Scholar Bowl season Zooms to an end

Fatema Rehmani, Conceptual Editor-in-Chief May 12, 2021

Four teammates work together diligently. Hands ready on their buzzers. Eyes concentrated on their moderator. This is the scene of a Scholar Bowl tournament where students delve into the world of academic...

Technology use can become addictive based on the way certain neurons are fired.

Cracked screens: breaking addiction in a virtual world

Brinda Ambal and Paige Matthys-Pearce January 19, 2021

Your inbox tab runs a tally of all your unread emails. Zoom merrily chimes every time a participant is let in from the waiting room. YouTube takes advantage of an extensive algorithm to keep you falling...

FaceTiming her grandma who lives in Las Vegas, senior Eva Phillips and her father celebrate Thanksgiving virtually on Nov. 26. Normally, Phillips and her family would have the annual feast with extended family; but, due to the pandemic this year, they decided to stay home and celebrate over the internet. “It was calm. I liked the quiet of it,” Phillips said. “I almost liked it more than doing a huge Thanksgiving. I don't know if I'd call it the full Thanksgiving experience, but I still enjoyed it.”

Photo of the Week – Nov. 23

Paige Matthys-Pearce, Staff Writer November 30, 2020

With his baseball season canceled, freshman Cooper Walkoff keeps up with his workouts virtually. Walkoff has trained with a personal trainer at D1, a gym, for a year now, but due to quarantine, the gym has gone virtual. “Every morning my family and I log-in virtually to D1 training classes. They start at 9:30 a.m. and it gets me out of bed,” Walkoff said. “These workouts have been good for me to stay in shape for baseball. I am looking forward to playing baseball and seeing all of my friends and teammates when this whole thing is over.”

Photo of the week – April 13

Zoe DeYoung, Staff Writer April 16, 2020

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