Fruit mutations may have more of an impact on the world than we once thought Across the world, different types of fruits are being introduced to the production economy, including many hybrid fruits, which are created by mating two varieties within single or multiple species. In fact, a lot of the fruits we eat today … Continue reading Crossing Fruit Lanes
Exploring how teachers and students use content from the internet in class Let’s say you didn’t understand a concept from one of your classes: where do you go to find the answer? Over the past decade, online searching has become more and more convenient; a Google search only takes a split second to load, while … Continue reading Paperless Learning
Tech layoffs: Navigating the aftermath and charting a new path
A deep dive into the harsh reality of job loss in the tech industry and its impact on workers and the economy. On November 4th, 3700 employees of Twitter, which had recently been acquired by Elon Musk, received the message informing them that they had been laid off. With a total workforce of around 7,500 employees, this … Continue reading Tech layoffs: Navigating the aftermath and charting a new path
The Problem With Our Sugar Consumption
Discussing sugar's effect on the human body Krishna has his math final due tomorrow, and he needs to study. As soon as he gets home, he grabs an energy drink from the refrigerator and immediately gets to work. Halfway through, Krishna rejuvenates by eating cookies. Finally, as he finishes his practice tests, he eats dinner… … Continue reading The Problem With Our Sugar Consumption
The Language Quadrant
Influencing factors of students who take a language, focusing on exposure, interest, and peer pressure From AP exams to course selections, it’s becoming clear that the competitive environment students face in school is getting worse by the second. For some, it might be a time to pave their career pathways, while others want to relish … Continue reading The Language Quadrant
Could AI help students diagnosed with ASD?
Here at MVHS there are students with special needs. Could AI help them?
Hacked and Tracked
Different types of hacking and the future of hacking Teenager Jack Sweeney has taken the world by storm since he hacked and tracked the jets and yachts of Russian oligarchs in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. By publishing his tracker bots on Twitter, he has made this tracking data public, for just about … Continue reading Hacked and Tracked
“Good evening, Mister Wellis. Please take a seat.” The chair creaks with his weight. His face is at level with that of his companion, but he does not meet her eyes. Click. He flinches. His fists clench as her monotone voice cuts through the silence. “My name is Normandy Crowe. I will be handling your … Continue reading The Interview
The Secret Room
Margaret has been chosen to be one of the Elite who run the world, but the truth about how the Elite get some of their power is much darker. The sound of the mailbox slamming closed rang through the quiet downstairs of Margaret’s house. When she jumped up and ran to check the mail, her … Continue reading The Secret Room
Five Letters, Six Guesses, Infinite Strategies Tears. Crate. Adieu. Five letter words like these, seemingly unrelated, have taken the world by storm in the new New York Times trending word game — Wordle. Wordle was created by Josh Wardle, a software engineer from Brooklyn, NY, as a romantic gift for his partner. Wardle’s game has … Continue reading Wordle-ly Wise