Monthly Archives: March 2022

Tariffs and chip shortages are affecting several important industries

By Justin Hess and Keith Slade Hookano Staff Writers Graphics Processing Units (GPU), are used in computers for graphics and video rendering. They are most known for their use in video games; however, GPUs have been becoming more popular for their use in creative production and artificial intelligence in recent times.  The terms “graphics card” and “GPU” are often used

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Summit Weekly Briefing of 3/14/22

Photo Credit: Screen Rant Your Summit Weekly Briefing By Ashwath Vimal, Angela Hwang and Ethan Ignatovsky Staff Writers Disclaimer: Though the Weekly Briefings are no longer tagged in the Opinions section of Summit News and we try to remain as unbiased as possible, our opinions may show through in this article, especially in the “Actions” section.   Summit:  Technology: Check

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Summit Denali students discuss the impact of technology on music

By Caelum Villarreal Staff Writer During Self-Directed Learning time at Summit Denali high school, classrooms are often filled with students typing away on Chromebooks and working on recent assignments. However, a closer look will show most students have earbuds in and are listening to music, either on their phone or their computer.  With the increase of phones and streaming apps,

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Steamers and viewers come together to speak about the streaming community

By Ardan Bramall and Toli Gonodanov-Meydbray Staff Writers Summit Denali freshman Jon Gonzales has seen major effects on people who religiously watch streamers, including a shift in political opinions. Nevertheless, this has not stopped him from enjoying streams and streaming himself to this date, saying that being introduced into the community has heavily improved his life. An article posted by

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The new “Destiny 2” DLC obliterates previous competition

By Ardan Bramall and Toli Gonodanov-Meydbray  Staff Writer Released in Feb. 2022, “The Witch Queen” is the first “Destiny 2” DLC (downloadable content) to put a majority of its focus on the story of the game, of which they did a flawless job. What once was a game where most players skipped dialogue and left lore unread has morphed into

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Staff and students feel underrepresented at Denali

By Cooper Afendakis, Meiru Chen, and Sophia Garcia  Staff Writers Many staff and students have expressed a lack of cultural representation at school. Some were hesitant to express their cultural identity mostly due to fear of judgment from other students. We interviewed a couple of students and staff on their opinion of cultural representation at school. Around the world, culture

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Summit Denali teachers discuss how they feel about youth sports

By William Giblin and Ariana Perez Valencia  Staff Writers The major mental and physical health benefits of youth sports outweigh its negative effects on education.  No one better knows the effect sports have on students than teachers. Many teachers at Summit Denali feel strongly about this topic.  Summit Denali English Literature teacher Matthew Sigler speaks about how he feels sports

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From dumb blonde to Harvard socialite: “Legally Blonde” tackles tough social issues through comedy

William Giblin and  Ariana Perez Valencia Staff Writers With witty jokes, vibrant characters and a timeless tale of self-discovery and overcoming stereotypes, “Legally Blonde” has remained a cult classic since its release on July 13, 2001. Featuring a humorous script written by Kirsten Smith and Karen McCullah and the comical yet determined protagonist with a more profound social message embedded,

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