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Construction Update

Upper left: New locker rooms are coming along. Work is adjacent to Athletic Department offices. (Isabella Morris’22/ Media)  Upper right: Clearing space for the new field house, which will located next to the new locker rooms. (Sari Shocket’22/Media) Middle: Exterior of new weight room, next to current weight room. (Liesel Goldfarb’22/Media) Bottom: Interior of new

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CA Community Celebrates Colorful Holi

CA families throw colors and celebrate Holi. (Panya Bhinder’21/Staff) On Sunday, May 5, from 2 to 4 pm, Columbus Academy families came together at the Lower School playground to celebrate the Indian festival of Holi, ushering in spring with love and color. Traditionally held in mid-March, Holi, also called the festival of colors, commemorates the

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Absurd in April

Hayden Compton’19 slams a dunk during April Absurdity’s finals. (Josh Tu’21/Staff) April Absurdity started two weeks ago, with teams getting eliminated left and right throughout the month. As the school’s parody of March Madness, April Absurdity is a popular tradition that Miles Razek’20 started a few years ago and has kept running ever since. Teams

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Service Board hosts 3rd Blood Drive

On April 22, a professional develoopment day, CA’s Blood Drive still collected 16 units of blood. The donations have the potential to save 48 lives.  Carolyn Zhang and Lindsey Dunlap in partnership with the Red Cross, ran the Blood Drive, a service tradition that can save up to hundreds of lives a year.  This month,

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Passover: a Celebration of Freedom

A Passover seder plate commemorating the Exodus. (Flickr) Starting at sunset on Friday, April 19, and ending in the evening of Saturday, April 27, the Jewish holiday of Passover celebrates the Israelites’ freedom from slavery in ancient Egypt. Passover, or Pesach, commemorates the Book of Exodus. Each year, families around the world tell the story of the

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Construction Update

Top: Progress on the new field house and addition to the Athletic Entrance. Walls are begining to go up, and the foundation is being prepared!  Bottom left: The roof and walls continue to go up on the addition to the Weight Room!  Bottom right: Construction of the theater is set to begin next week, following

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Construction Update

This week’s construction updates. (Andrew Barren’22/Media) Top left: Progress on addition to new field house and athletic entrance area.  Top right: Preparations for the addition and remodeling of theatre-set to begin following Academy’s production of Rent. (April 18-20) Bottom: Additions to Weight Room and Athletic Entrance areas. 

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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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