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Virtual Business Personal Finance

Virtual Business Personal Finance

Akram Mohamed, Staff
April 10, 2013 • 920 views
Filed under Opinion, Technology

What a lot of students like about the career pathway of business and accounting classes is the popular computer game called Personal Finance. Students go on it during the "down time" after completing assignments. Junior, Cody Ross said," You learn a bunch of skills that you can use in real life....

Kindle Fire Review

January 31, 2013 • 432 views
Filed under Technology

The decade is still young, but already there seems to be a pattern emerging in the world of consumer electronics and technology. That is, tablets are the new big thing. Aside from cellphones, tablets are the premier new genre of technology. With most popular kinds of gadgets, there are a multitude companies...

iProblem?

Joey Kung, Staff
January 28, 2013 • 576 views
Filed under Opinion, Student Life, Technology

In the generation of technology, it's not a surprise seeing iPhones, macs, androids, xbox, etc in everyday life. With technology, consumers want the newest, fastest, brightest things and, once a new product or trend comes out, there's a bunch of hype while it lasts. People are constantly checking their...

Smartphones cause stress?

Aaron Palmer, Staff
January 27, 2013 • 574 views
Filed under Student Life, Technology

A new study conducted by Healthday has found that smartphones can actually increase people's stress levels. Healthday claims that smartphones produce "a relentless need to immediately review and respond to each and every incoming message or alert." Social media causes a lot of problems for teenagers,...

Music in School?

Aaron Palmer, Staff
January 27, 2013 • 406 views
Filed under Student Life, Technology

Should students be allowed to listen to music in class? Teachers say that it is distracting and students won't get any work done if they are listening to music, but contrary to that belief, studies have shown that the right kind of music can help people concentrate. Studies say that classical music,...

Can Texting Be Trouble?

Can Texting Be Trouble?

Marissa McCloy, Staff
January 27, 2013 • 601 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, Technology

Text messaging has become a large part of teenager’s lives in the recent years. A walk through a school hallway, a glance at a group of kids in public, or a trip on a school bus is likely to reveal America’s adolescents typing away into their phones. Like with everything, texting has its pros...

Should High Schools Track Their Students with ID’s?

McKenzie Sarnak, Staff Writer
December 14, 2012 • 713 views
Filed under Student Life, Technology

Recently, schools in states like Texas and Rhode Island have created a new way to track students. They have introduced student ID cards with microchips inside, which enables teachers, principals, administrators and other school officials to monitor students and where they are in the school. So how does...

iPhone 5 Release

iPhone 5 Release

Amanda Rose, Opinion Editor
September 28, 2012 • 1,171 views
Filed under News, Showcase, Technology

Last week was a big one for Apple fans everywhere, with the long awaited release of the iPhone 5. After waiting almost a year since the release of the iPhone 4S in October of 2011, the brand new iPhone 5 was finally released on September 21st. The 5 has a somewhat similar design to the 4s but als...

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