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Welcome, Mr. Jason Singleton, who shares Field House news

Mr. Jason Singleton, Academy’s New Athletic Director (Andrew Barren’22/Media editor) What is 1½ times the size of a hockey rink,⅓ the size of the White House. and ⅕ the size of a Manhattan city block? Columbus Academy’s upcoming 24,000-square-foot indoor Field House. A project that has been in construction since early this year, the initiative to

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Sleep-out Precedes Annual Service Day

Before heading to The Mack, students worked on our Empty Bowls project. (Courtesy/Mrs. Bening)   The second sleep-out in Academy history, held on the night of Thursday, September 12, blended into another vibrant Service Day. The sleep-out, coordinated by Matthew Derzon’21, is designed to simulate teen homelessness and raise awareness about Columbus’s  Huckleberry House, a teen

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The Newest Generation of iPhones

The triple camera setup of the iPhone 11 Pro allows quality photos and videos, even at a distance. (Apple) At its annual September event, Apple released news of its upcoming products, including the fifth series Apple Watch, the “iPad,” Apple TV+, and of course, the highly anticipated iPhones 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max.

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“Moments of Kindness are Everything”: An Interview with Dr. Pascal Losambe

Dean of students, Dr. Pascal Losambe. (Photo/Carolyn Vaziri’22 and Andrew Barren’22) The 2019-2020 school year has already welcomed many changes–from the construction of a new field house, the addition of a girls’ golf team, to the arrival of a new Director of Athletics in Mr. Jason Singleton. For our Upper School’s Dean of Students, change

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iOS 13 is Right Around the Corner

The announced arrival date of iOS 13 is sometime this month. (Apple) Announced at WWDC 2019 on June 3, iOS 13 will bring numerous improvements and software updates, some major, others minor, and a few being purely aesthetic. One major privacy/security improvement will be the option of signing into apps with an Apple ID instead

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College Counseling Team Receives 2019 Caravel Dedication

Darnell Heywood, Joan Young and Jen Fitzpatrick receive this year’s Caravel’s dedication. (Andrew Barren’22/Media editor) Delivered by Sidney Derzon, Marcus Grewal, Molly Milbourne, Aiyana Taylor, and Aden Weiser The following transcript is the Caravel co-editors’ tribute to the 2019 recipients of Academy’s yearbook dedication. Beginning with Aden Weiser, each co-editor commended the College Counseling team

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Academy’s Veteran Teacher and Coach, Joel Davis, Delivers Cum Laude Address

Long time biology teacher, Joel Davis, delivers Cum Laude Address to the Class of 2019. (Andrew Barren’22/Media editor) The following written address by Mr. Davis can also be seen on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efDQpZpAlfo&t=172s CA students, faculty, staff, administrators, family, friends, and most importantly the class of 2019: WELCOME! It is a true honor to be able to

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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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“Moments of Kindness are Everything”: An Interview with Dr. Pascal Losambe

Dean of students, Dr. Pascal Losambe. (Photo/Carolyn Vaziri’22 and Andrew Barren’22) The 2019-2020 school year has already welcomed many changes–from the construction of a new field house, the addition of a girls’ golf team, to the arrival of a new Director of Athletics in Mr. Jason Singleton. For our Upper School’s Dean of Students, change

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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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