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March 26, 2019

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Summer Opportunities for Students: Update on the Academy’s Internship Program

Attendees at Academy’s Internship Workshop received many tips and resources. (Carolyn Zhang’20/Staff) On Thursday, February 28, Columbus Academy’s Director of Internships, Jennifer Conti, hosted a workshop for upper school students who are looking to participate in the new internship program. Students learned about the benefits of an internship, interview etiquette, how to write a resume,

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The Rooms@Easton: An Interactive Learning Experience

The Reflection Room shows how parallel mirrors create an “infinity” effect. (Carolyn Zhang’20/Staff)   Easton Town Center and COSI recently partnered to present “The Rooms@Easton,” a science exhibit that will run from now through May 19 with free admission for the general public. Located on the 1st level inside Easton’s Town Center Station Building, “The

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The Ohio Chinese Festival: Celebrating the Year of the Boar

Tea ceremonies and dance performances attracted large audiences at Ohio’s Chinese Festival. (Carolyn Zhang’20/Staff)   In the Chinese lunar calendar, Tuesday, February 5, marks the start of a new year: the Year of the Boar. An estimated one billion people around the world will celebrate the 15-day holiday. On Saturday, February 3, Ohio’s Chinese communities

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Franklinton’s Gravity: Who Gets in, Who Does Not

Rendering of Gravity when it opens this spring. (gravityproject.com)   The landscape of Franklinton District has changed drastically in just the past year due to the rise of some major revitalization projects, including the Scioto Peninsula Development’s new Veterans Memorial and COSI’S 6.5 acre park, with an underground parking lot.   More recently, Gravity, a $70 million

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Columbus Lantern Exhibition: Dragon Lights

Larger-than-life lanterns. (Carolyn Zhang’20/A&E editor)   From now until January 6, 2019, the international touring exhibit, Dragon Lights, will be on display in the Natural Resources Park at the Ohio Expo Center. Presented by Tianyu Arts & Culture Inc., Dragon Lights features large, illuminated Chinese lanterns made by artisans from Zigong, Sichuan, described as “China’s

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Morris Hall’s New Art Exhibit: “A Place I Call Home”

“A Place I Call Home” features students’ interpretations of what “Home”means to them in Morris Hall’s New Exhibit. (Andrew Barren’22/Media) When the Service Board announced its theme as “Home” at the beginning of this school year, Upper School Art Teacher, David Block, suggested that the art department create a showcase based on this topic. Art

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Veterans’ Memorial Opens in Columbus

Pictures of veterans are featured in the Veteran’s Memorial and Museum foyer. Carolyn Zhang’20/Staff On Saturday, October 27, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum had its grand opening. The celebration was kicked off with a performance by the Navy Band Great Lakes at the Dorrian Green park in front of COSI. Next, Patriot Guard Riders

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A Win for the #SaveTheCrew Movement

Columbus Crew fans celebrate after securing a win. (flickr via Jim Bach) Around this time last year, Anthony Precourt, CEO of Precourt Sports Ventures and owner of the Columbus Crew SC, announced that he was considering the relocation of the beloved soccer team to Austin, TX—a shock to many. Outraged fans took to social media

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Haunted Homecoming: A Spooky Saturday

Students attending Haunted Homecoming. Riley Hennessy’20/Media On Saturday, October 13, Columbus Academy upper schoolers gathered in the Dining Hall for the annual Homecoming dance. With Halloween just a couple of weeks away, the 2018 Sophomore Committee chose a fitting “Haunted” Homecoming. The walkway up to the Dining Hall building was transformed into a ghostly cemetery

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