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May 27, 2018

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2018-2019 Elections for Student Council

(Courtesy/Student Council’s Moodle Page) Student Council elections provide a chance for the student body to choose how they want to be represented, and this year’s elected representatives are sure to maintain excellent leadership and bring new ideas for the upper school student body.  Davey Agrawal will be the Freshmen President, having run against Russel Ahmed,

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Real-World Business Class Coming Soon for Academy English Students

(Public Domain Pictures) Next year, junior and senior English students will have the opportunity to enroll in a new semester-long business class taught by Ms. Reifeis. The class will be student-driven with a focus on collaboration, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving.  The inspiration for this course began with a program called Wildfire Education run by

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MDA Camp at Academy: 20 Years Strong

Nick Robie’18 with Charlie Sabgir’20 and juniors Liam McCann and Ethan Nankervis. (Courtesy/Christy Bening) On Sunday, May 20, from 11 AM – 2 PM CA hosted the new counselor orientation in Academy’s dining hall. New counselors, Charlie Sabgir, Ethan Nankervis, and Liam McCann, were joined by MDA veteran and newly appointed MDA Cabin Leader, Nick

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The Next Generation of Spectre

Intel, AMD, Nvidia, ARM; no CPU is safe from Spectre. (Unsplash, CC0) On January 3, 2018, three central processing units’ (CPU) vulnerabilities known as Spectre and Meltdown were announced to the public (two types of Spectre and one of Meltdown). Any device with a CPU is a possible target, putting most devices in danger of

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Google Makes the Right Call With Google Assistant

Google Home, which implements Google Assistant, could soon be used to make autonomous phone calls. unsplash.com. From May 8-10, Google hosted its annual Google I/O, a developer festival, in Mountain View, California. Each year, this event features in-depth sessions aimed at building web, mobile, and business applications with Google. This year’s festival introduced a new Android

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Upper School Social Research Course Culminates Successful First Year

CSBGL students Olivia Ryan’18 and juniors Rekha Marar, Himaja Reddy, Mercedes Crestanello, Julia Gurevitz, Samantha Kass and senior, Maisy Kelemen present in the end-of-year conference at UPenn (Courtesy/Beckett Broh) For the past ten years, The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education has run a research consortium of faculty and students called the Center for

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Democrats Strive to Flip Yet Another House Seat

Republican Candidate Troy Balderson speaking to workers. (Courtesy/ baldersonforcongress.org On Tuesday, May 8, Ohio voters choose the party candidates for the upcoming special election in August. The election will be a test of the “Blue Wave” that Democrats hope will flip congress to their favor this November. Democrat Danny O’Connor won a six-way primary to

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Social Media and Insecurity

Information you post on social media is open for all to see. (Flickr, CC0) One function of social media is to check out the latest trends, but horror stories of people getting important information leaked and having their identity stolen are now common.  Though Facebook obtains personal information upon the creation of a new account,

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Serving Academy’s Students and Our Community

Mrs. Bening with Neena Baliga and Angel Watkins along with Shreya Mohanselvan, Nick Robie, Mrs. Eden and Ms. Stout celebrate a successful, enriching year of working together. (Riley Hennessey’20/Media staff) On Friday, April 27, both Service Board advisor, Mrs. Bening, and Student Council advisors, Mrs. Eden and Ms. Stout, gave heartfelt thanks to their devoted

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2016 Primary Preview

 In these crucial weeks leading up to the primaries, both Republicans and Democrats are seeing the unprecedented success of non-traditional candidates in their respective parties. On the left, Vermont Senator and self-proclaimed socialist, Bernie Sanders, is giving Secretary Clinton a closer contest than previously anticipated. And on the right, the bombastic real estate mogul and

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Academy’s Mission: Reframing “In Quest of the Best”

  In 1916, Paul Schoedinger, a senior at Columbus Academy, created the motto “In Quest of the Best” for the first hard-bound edition of the yearbook,The Caravel. The school community took a liking to Schoedinger’s mantra, and it was eventually adopted as Academy’s official statement.  Ever since, “In Quest of the Best” has served as

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Club Fair 2017: A Festive Treat 

Art Society booth. (Inji Kang’19/Media) From Spike Ball to Future Leaders in Healthcare, this year’s Club Fair had it all. After participating in a morning of Service work, students returned to the Senior Quad to take in all of the student-run clubs offered this year. Junior Class President, Kyle Channel, organized the event. With over

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Sunny Spring Break?

Ohio is usually cloudy, so sunny days are rare.  Three of our state’s cities list in the US’s top 10 of the cloudiest. Cincinnati ranks 51%, Columbus with 52%, and Cleveland—with little surprise—at 55%. On February 24, central Ohio’s was a warm 75 degrees Fahrenheit. About one week later, it was a freezing 32. For

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MagicLeap Technology Not Yet Ready

When I first heard the grandiose descriptions of the technology that MagicLeap, “the world’s most secretive startup” was producing, I dismissed it as an overwrought marketing scheme. After viewing the few demos that the company has posted, however, I can’t wait until the product is on the market. Rony Abovitz, MagicLeap’s CEO, calls the technology

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Solar Panels: Green or Mean?

Harnessing energy from the sun while producing little carbon emissions is no small feat. Yet for years, we have been using a technology to do just this: solar panels. These bundles of photovoltaic solar cells have always been praised for being greener than the burning of fossil fuels. Solar power is the quintessential clean energy

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