Graphic by Nate Barton Technology has brought so many amazing things to life. However, some people are so fascinated with technology and all that it has to offer that they disconnect from this world to connect to a virtual world. This results in isolation from those around them, and that is when technology becomes a […]
Technological innovation has made the world better, not worse.
Art by Sybil Zhang I LOVE YouTube. Without it I wouldn’t be able to watch David Dobrik’s vlogs and get post notifications every time the most recent Chanel fashion show is uploaded. Most children would rather watch YouTube videos and play Minecraft on their iPads than go to the beach or play with their friends […]
How can we properly view art in the age of Instagram?
The art of the written word is not lost.
Art by Peau Porotesano There are many competing ideas on the effects of our digital age. Technological advancements, especially surrounding the Internet, are blamed for nearly every social problem — procrastination, isolation and economic failures, for example. However, panic is the wrong response to these problems. It is vital that society accepts these changes and […]
Technology in the classroom is too distracting.
Graphic by Nate Barton During my senior year of high school, I went a week without my phone for a retreat. It was terrifying to be stuck up in the woods, leading a group of my peers from my all-girls Catholic high school without a connection to the outside world. I hated not being able […]
Photos by Kristin Vartan Journalists have a responsibility to protect the people’s rights from the government as the “Fourth Estate,” Edward Snowden said. On Saturday, the Associated Collegiate Press gave students the opportunity to speak with another advocate of the rights of private citizens at their journalism conference in Washington DC: Edward Snowden. Snowden, former […]
Art by Peau Porotesano The ongoing construction of Payson Library has had an enormous impact on student life in the 2016-17 school year. Students no longer have immediate access to the thousands of books, DVDs and CDs they had in previous years, and for many, a primary place of study is gone. There are still […]