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March 25, 2019

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OJCL 2019

OJCL 2019. (Courtesy/Mrs. Bening) Mirabile dictu! 2019 CA OJCL team shows its JCL love! A great weekend for Latin CA! Congratulations to the CA L5 and L2 teams for an historic win and to all those who attended for making this a year to remember! EUGPAE!

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Doran’s Farm Market

Local and farm fresh. (Wikipedia Commons) Although popular, franchised grocery stores offer an assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables, nothing compares to the produce grown and sold at Doran’s Farm Market located on Babbitt Road in Blacklick. This family-owned business has existed for decades and stays open throughout summer, fall and spring. Summer at Dorans

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Accounts Growing through Ghost Followers

Buying ghost followers has become a common practice among those trying to grow their social media accounts. (Public Domain Pictures) Almost everyone wants more followers on Instagram. In today’s digitalized world, online popularity can have a direct correspondence to real life popularity, and the more followers you have, the more important you can seem. However, some

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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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Eric Dozier: Social Change through Music

Eric Dozier. (Eric Dozier/flickr) In honor of Black History Month, on Monday February 25, Eric Dozier, the former director of the Harlem Gospel Choir, co-founder and National Director of Arts and Education for One Human Family Music, Inc., spoke to our Upper School about music’s impact on society, especially African-Americans, and how it connects people.

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Aminah Robinson: A Bridge to the Past

Academy’s Morris Hall Gallery features works by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson. (Andrew Barren’22/Media) Eric Dozier, an activist and singer-songwriter, visited our school last week in celebration of Black History Month, and he taught the community an important word: Sankofa, which was coined by King Adinkera of the Akans and translates to “Go back and get

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Virginia Ma’19 Presents Summer Research Project at Stony Brook University

Ginnie at the Simons Summer Research Poster Symposium. (Courtesy/Shili Lin) Last summer, senior Ginnie Ma spent seven weeks at Stony Brook University as a Simons Summer Research Program Fellow, along with 50 other high school students from across the country. Ginnie worked under Dr. Richard Moffitt in Biomedical Informatics, which, as Ginnie says, “. . .involves

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Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair Tackles “Tech Addiction”

Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair’s warnings about “Tech Addiction.” (Ella Morris’22/Media) Academy students heard from Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair, author of The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age, on Thursday, February 21. Dr. Steiner-Adair’s research focuses on the psychological effects of technology on children and adults alike. Aiming to bring student awareness to

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Career Forum: Ali Mozenter’s Work with the Muscle Dystrophy Association

Business Development Director for the Columbus chapter of the Muscle Dystrophy Association (MDA), Ali Mozenter’09 discusses student volunteer opportunites for MDA summer camp. (Andrew Barren’22/Media) On Wednesday, February 23, Ali Mozenter’09 met with upper school students during one of Academy’s Alumni Lunch Career Forums to talk about her years of volunteer experience with MDA, an organization that supports

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Community CAfe: The Hate U Give

Students engage in a Community CAfe exercise, based on Academy’s special showing of The Hate U Give. (Ella Morris’22/Media) On Thursday, February 21, Upper School Dean, Mr. Losambe, hosted a  Community CAfe to discuss the film, The Hate U Give, which was offered to all students after school on Tuesday, February 19. Ms. Brooks and Dr. Jacki attended the discussion as

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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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