Technology: Then and Now

Apparently, “there are three apples that changed the world: the one that Eve ate, the one that fell on Newton’s head, and the one that Steve Jobs built.” Throughout the decades, technology has changed in numerous ways. It has made our society simpler and activities more convenient. The latest inventions allow people to obtain information at their fingertips and gain

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His Life

Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., is an important contributor to technology’s advancement. Unfortunately, he passed away at the age of 56 on Oct. 5 after battling a rare form of pancreatic cancer for seven years. Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955 to Joanne Simpson and Abdulfattah “John” Jandali. Simpson gave Jobs up for adoption because her father

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Cross Country Strives for Top Spot in League

JIMMY TANG Copy Editor The Almont League final on Nov. 3 at Legg Lake will mark the conclusion of the varsity cross country team’s competitive season. This race will serve as the team’s final effort toward securing a top spot in the league. Based on their previous results, the varsity boys are ranked third in league, while the varsity girls

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His Contributions

Even though the computer was around for decades before Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak laid their hands on it, the Apple II was a vast improvement from the original. The Apple II, marketed in 1977 by the newly-founded Apple Computers, made computers a household appliance; everyone could now afford and have a computer at home and in schools. This changed

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Class Ranking: A Necessary Evil

JOYCE LAM Editor in Chief Across the nation, high school seniors have probably received their class ranking. That class ranking is representative of your high school success—well, somewhat. Class rankings are used to measure how well a student performs in comparison to their fellow classmates. In addition, many colleges and universities ask for class ranking on their undergraduate applications, making

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STAFF EDITORIAL: Below Basic, Proficient or Advanced. Where do you belong?

Think of your favorite teacher. What strategies did he or she utilize? The goal of a teacher is to ensure that all students in a classroom receive the education they deserve. Unfortunately, there is an educational success gap between students: The gap typically exists between the academic success of Hispanics and African Americans against Asians and Caucasians. This flaw in

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The New Girl

DAISY PROM Opinions Editor So my sister has a new girlfriend. She’s talkative, friendly and intelligent; she even taught herself Japanese and Chinese. She’s independent and plans to join the army to fund her education. They’ve been dating for two weeks. I don’t like her. Maybe it’s because she’s my fragile, gullible sister, but I don’t trust this new girl.

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