Category Archives: Investigative

Summit Denali students question the effectiveness of the Summit model

By William Giblin, Vibhu Gogineni and Ariana Perez Staff Writers Summit Denali senior Julisa Ascencio recalls how Denali has prepared her for college while coming from a background where no one went to college.  However, in recent years, students at Summit Denali in Sunnyvale, Calif. have begun to question if the Summit model is properly preparing them for life after

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China’s ban on private tutoring

By Akhil Gunasekaran Copy Editor China recently enacted a ban on all private tutoring services, which include companies both within and outside the country. Analysts believe that the ban will help many Chinese families alleviate the tension which comes with schoolwork, but some parents disagree. Within China, there is a great amount of pressure placed on teenagers, who must prepare

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“Devious Lick” trend takes its toll on Prep campus

By Angela Bustos Sanchez and Fernando Mendez Staff Writers The “devious lick” trend first originated in September on the popular video-sharing app Tik Tok. A user by the name of jugg4elias posted the first “devious lick” video in which they recorded a box of disposable masks, claimed to be stolen from school. A caption at the bottom of the video

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New cyber threats rise amid coronavirus pandemic

By Soojeong Kim and Eva Weisenfeld Staff Writers How much do you think your personally identifiable information is worth? Say, your Social Security Number along with your birthday, home address and name, which can be used to commit a multitude of fraudulent acts in your name. To put it into perspective, for $67 a hacker can either treat themselves to

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