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January 18, 2019

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Taking ACTION: An Interview with Cheyenne Redman-Sullivan 

Cheyenne Redman-Sullivan Takes ACTION at Academy. (Andrew Barren’22/Media)    Human trafficking is a devastating form of enslavement affecting millions worldwide. It is widely prevalent in the United States, and our hometown is an epicenter of activity, yet it is seldom addressed.  Senior Cheyenne Redman-Sullivan is determined to change this.    Ohio is ranked #4 in

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Bitcoin’s November Crash

Cryptocurrency’s instability. (Flickr) This past November, Bitcoin dropped by about 40% in value, starting above 6,000 USD per coin at the beginning of November and now having a value of close to 4,000 USD. The cryptocurrency made itself heard last December when its price per coin broke past $19,000 before rapidly decreasing in value the

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TEDxColumbus: Discovering the Corners of Our Community

Academy students and faculty attend 2018 TEDxColumbus. (Courtesy/Ruth Milligan) On Friday, November 16, a small group of Academy students attended the 10th annual TEDxColumbus, held downtown at the Riffe Center’s Jo Ann Davidson theatre. Accompanied by Mr. Farrenkopf, Mr. Leet, and Mr. Olexio, the students heard fifteen different speeches, each talk being twenty minutes long. This

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SPARC: Academy’s Second Year of Social Research

SPARC students discuss their exploratory survey. (Kayla Podgurski’19/Media)   Rekha (former student): Last year, I, along with six other classmates, participated in The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education’s research consortium called the Center for the Study of Boys and Girls’ Lives (CSBGL) and presented our final project at CSBGL’s annual Roundtable Conference. More about

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The Dining Hall’s Recycling Program: From Food Waste to Soil

The pulper, installed in 2011, has been instrumental to Academy’s mission to become an eco-friendly institution, diminishing food waste to 1/8 of its original volume. (Images in left and bottom right graphics from pixabay.com and maxpixel.com. Top right photo and formatting by Andrew Barren’22)   The Academy community is constantly looking for ways to combat

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Kimbal Musk: Academy’s Speaker for Annual Celebration of Leadership

The Academy Life staff interview(Courtesy/Jeremy Morgan/Academy Media) Following CA’s annual Celebration of Leadership Assembly, the Academy Life Editorial Board met with Kimbal Musk to discuss his mission to “pursue an America where everyone has access to real food” and his career as a restaurateur, philanthropist and co-founder of The Kitchen Restaurant Group, Big Green and

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— Politics

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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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