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Simulations integrated at GBN

November 4, 2016

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From Romania to America: Bretan has ‘Got Talent’

Lindsey Masterman, Katie Fitzpatrick, Executive Lifestyle Editor, Features Editor

November 4, 2016

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Bits of gold confetti burst out of the rafters, drifting around beaming freshman Laura Bretan. Her first live performance had just ended, culminating when judge Mel B hit the golden buzzer at the end of her audition, sending B...

Kai brings affordability to smart technology

Natan Shayevich, Features editor

November 4, 2016

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     Senior Dylan Rose never expected to win the early adopter contest for Google Glass, so when he got an e-mail saying he was one of 8,000 people selected to buy the glasses before their official release, he was overjoyed. However, ...

White walls to dirt floors: stories from world’s most impoverished

Lindsey Masterman, Executive Lifestyle Editor

September 30, 2016

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Stepping into the one-room, dirt-floor shack that “Mama Theresa” took great pride in, I was ravished with guilt when I looked around and thought of what this home was like before its additions of a wooden table, refurbi...

Fifteen minutes to fitness

Kelly Johnson and Liza McMahon, Page Editors

June 1, 2016

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Alumnus stars in TV premiere

Ben Zhao, Features Editor

June 1, 2016

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As he began to prepare an act for the 2013 Variety Show, alumnus Ryan Goldsher (‘15) decided to learn impressions for the first time. “The [2013 Variety Show] act, the first time I ever performed impressions, was a sort of summer project,” said Goldsher. “I dared myself to learn as man...

New app assists college roommate search

Victoria Tu and Anisha Thotam, Executive Lifestyle Editor and Lifestyle Editor

June 1, 2016

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As alumnus David Pawlan (‘15) prepared to attend Vanderbilt University his senior year of high school, he found himself frustrated with the roommate searching process. “I was discouraged by [the website] Roomsurf because first of all, you have to fill out these...

Makeup myth proves to be invalid

Keena Du, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

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Like many teenage girls, sophomore Emma Remish has been wearing makeup lightly since junior high and then more heavily and frequently in high school. Remish who wears makeup almost daily said she realizes the effects of her frequent cosmetic use. “The products th...

Students find roles on set production team

Ben Zhao, Features Editor

March 4, 2016

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It started as a few bolts of curtain fabric, four boxes of stuffing and rolls of trimmings and tassels. After two weeks of spending hours in front of the sewing machine, freshman Rachel Drobetskiy and sophomores Emma Wilkinson and Fin Rindner had produced m...

Anisha Thotam, Lifestyle Editor

March 4, 2016

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Screens prevent restful sleep

Victoria Tu, Executive Lifestyle Editor

March 4, 2016

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On an ordinary school night, as soon as senior Kiley Sullivan finishes her homework and gets ready to go to sleep, she opens Netflix on her computer. “A lot of times, I need to watch Netflix before I go to bed,” said Sullivan. “Like, if I’m not that ti...

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