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Evaluating the pros and cons of Elon Musk’s Neuralink

By Kristen Dalida and Kate Goshko Staff Writers Imagine a world where the entire Internet is only a thought away, literally. Neuralink, a neurotechnology company, is optimistic that this may be in the foreseeable future. Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, co-founded Neuralink in 2016 and is working with neurotechnology to develop a wireless brain-chip. The Neuralink website said

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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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Technology is wiping out the human race

By Vibhu Gogineni and Joshua Schermann Staff Writers Simone Schermann, born before technology was integrated into the world, said, “I have my phone in my pocket so I don’t have to use a landline phone. I can access the internet from everywhere.” Technology has become more advanced in the past few years and will continue to advance in the next couple of

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Technology use at Summit Denali has pros and cons

By Sean Quigley and Cayden Tsai Staff Writers The use of technology in Summit Denali High School has both limited its ability to educate through distractions caused by noneducational content and repetition of use and benefited its ability to educate by making both learning and managing education more convenient. According to a study from Cambridge University, around 48% of all

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Social media: a machine transcending politics

By Hannah Kim Editor-in-Chief Since 1980, statistics have indicated that U.S. presidential candidates with the most campaign funds win the general election. However, in 2016, Republican nominee Donald Trump broke this pattern after securing a presidential victory despite raising 957.6 million dollars in comparison to his opponent’s 1.4 billion. What helped Donald Trump clinch the 2016 U.S. Presidential race? A

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Social media reignites Black Lives Matter Movement after death of George Floyd

By Hannah Kim Staff Writer On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, an African American citizen, died after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pinned him down by the neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. Video footage of the event released on social media sparked protests globally over claims of police brutality and racial injustice towards African American people.  The large

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Technology controls us, or we control it

By Hannah Kim Staff Writer Hello Summit News Readers! My name is Hannah Kim, and, as a journalist for Summit News, I will focus on writing about an ever-changing field: technology. Technology impacts us on a day-to-day basis. To learn, we utilize Summit’s PLP model (an online learning platform catered to help students learn independently and at their own pace);

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Students put skills to the test in the new Robot Games

By Kamal Lakisic and Saad Qazi Staff Writers As the school year comes to a close, a new style of learning is just beginning. The robotics program at Summit Public Schools is seeing a new development under Sherri Taylor, the Robotics course instructor across four Summit campuses. Throughout the past year, students have been experiencing an in-depth program meant to

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