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September 22, 2018

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Fake News’ Next Format: Video

Harmful political and social remarks can be created through deepfakes. (Unsplash, CC0) In the past decade, the shift from hard-copy to online news has made spreading misinformation effortless, and this problem only gets worse as technology continues to advance. Deepfakes, the result of video editing supported by artificial intelligence, is the newest addition to the

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Sleep-Out Raises Awareness for Homeless Teens 

Seniors Leah Pierre-Louis, Rekha Marar and Himaja Reddy work on blanket.(Courtesy/Mrs. Bening) Late at night on Thursday, September 6, close to 30 CA students participated in the sleep-out, an activity designed to build empathy for teen homelessness. The night of the sleep-out stimulated the hardships a homeless teen would have to endure. For that reason,

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Apple’s OS Updates on Their Way

The San Jose McEnery Convention Center plaza outside the  WWDC. (Wikimedia commons, CC0) For Apple enthusiasts, September means two exciting events: Apple’s annual announcement (September 12 ) and OS (operating system) updates. While speculations abound on the internet, details for the OS updates have already been announced at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Updates

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First Friday’s White-Out Kickoff

Sophomores Tsega Seleshi and Marin Henry prepare for Academy’s first football game of the season. (Kayla Podgurski’19) Academy’s football team kicked off the school year with a 51-6 win over Linden-McKinley High School on Friday, August 31. Preceding the game was the highly anticipated First Friday tailgate on the quad, with students decked out in

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Building a Better Community with the Big Table

Students converse in Academy’s first Big Table event. (Sarah Neltner’20/Media)   On Wednesday, August 29, several groups of Academy students gathered in Academy’s Dining Hall to participate in The Big Table, a discussion-based meeting that centers upon the ways our students can make positive impacts in our school and local community. The Big Table, initiated

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Summer Reads for the Fall

Summer reading books from our library libguides. (Courtesy/Gwen Nzimiro) As customary during our final week of classes, students met with their summer reading groups to discuss the assignments. Academy’s summer reading program provides a unique opportunity for students to engage in literature over the summer. Many of the group assignments involve sharing and discussing certain

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Crossing Borders’ Mural Project

A section of the mural in various stages of progress. (Grace Harrison’20/Staff) Beginning mid-May, a group of teens were hard at work painting four panels of a mural at the home of Laurie Van Balen, director of the Columbus Crossing Borders Project, the organization who featured an art exhibit at Academy last December. Van Balen

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SpaceX’s Flourishing Influence Over Space Exploration

Two of the Falcon Heavy’s side boosters successfully land. (Unsplash, CC0) The Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, more commonly known as SpaceX, has made it publicly known that allowing humans to live in an interplanetary fashion—along with making space travel more efficient—is its main goal. As of late, the company has experienced an unprecedented amount of

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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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— World News

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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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