What’s The Buzz? How Students and Faculty Get Their News

What’s The Buzz? How Students and Faculty Get Their News

Coco Kaleel ’20 sighed when she heard her morning alarm go off on her nightstand. She rolled over on her side, picked up her phone and opened up Daily Mail on the Snapchat Discover Page. Kaleel tapped through the updates on the latest celebrity scandal or political controversy that popped up at the top of […]

New and improved audio-visual system to be implemented this year

The technology department introduced a new audio-visual projector system over the summer. Installed in every classroom and conference room, the projector systems will help to simplify the presentation of information, IT Director David Ruben said. “It’s mostly just an easier interface,” Ruben said. “I think that maybe teachers have given up on trying to project […]

Annual giving breaks independent day record

Parents, alumni, faculty and staff donated a record $9.3 million to Annual Giving last year, making the school the first independent day school to raise more than $9 million in annual giving, Advancement Committee Chair Melanie Ramberg Staggs ’85 (Cole ’16, Tyler ’18, Carter ’23) said. 100 percent of faculty and staff participated for the […]

Report to HQ: Is HQ a distraction in the classroom?

Report to HQ: Is HQ a distraction in the classroom?

Ryan Stanford ’19 had a secret weapon for the HQ Trivia Christmas round: her grandma. Anticipation built as she and her sisters approached the game’s 12th and final question. Finally, the question flashed across the screen: “Which U.S. President has never earned a Bachelor’s degree?” “Harry Truman!” her grandmother exclaimed, winning Stanford both the round […]

IT professional visits Girls Who Code

IT professional visits Girls Who Code

Director of Audit Services and Institute Compliance at the California Institute of Technology Pamela Koyzis shared her experience working in IT auditing with students in the Girls Who Code club Monday during break. “You have to be creative about how you test things and how you look at things, too,” Koyzis said. “You also have […]

This was a loud article to write

This was a loud article to write

Here’s a thought: in a place where we have the most cutting edge technology at our fingertips, where you can perfectly format an MLA-style paper with a tap, where our pages correct our spelling, where we can save what we write, where we can delete text–why would anyone still pick up a cumbersome, loud, complicated, […]

Virtual Venom: The effects of cyberbullying

Virtual Venom: The effects of cyberbullying

“Fat,” “ugly” and “slut” burn into Lola’s* ’18 mind as she scrolls through a Facebook page with line after line of scathing attacks. As a seventh grader reading comments suggesting she should kill herself, she has never forgotten the feeling to this day. “I felt so small and that everyone hated me,” Lola said. “I […]