Quincy’s Brush with Sneaker Collecting

By Ian Sullivan The sneaker industry in the 90s was probably the most innovative time for sneakers. New releases included the Nike Uptempo, the Reebok Questions, and the legendary Jordan 11s. But what did that look like in the numbers? Was the industry making the same print in the stocks and annual sales? What were …

Are Instruments Made for a Specific Genre?

By Sammi Tse As the world advances in technology, it advances in music as well. The violin is usually thought of as a classical instrument; something used to show elegance and poise. However, music has taken a turn. Mads Tolling, Grammy award winning jazz violinist, has a couple things to say about that. On Sunday, …

What Teachers Think of Their Rooms

By Victoria Khaw   Knowing d.tech and it’s unique space, setup, and furniture, I thought it’d be interesting to know what teachers think about their rooms. Using a Google Form, I asked questions like: Do you like your room?  Are you happy with your room setup?  What does your dream classroom look like?   I …

Freedom and the Universal Bond: A Q&A

By Samson Mostowfi Freedom Cheteni came to teach math at d.tech, halfway through the year. He hasn’t been here as long as most of the other teachers, and because of that, students don’t know much about him. When he shared a brief history of his life in South Africa during math class, I was immediately …

Robotics’ Crazy Year: A Recap

By Ashley Phan Robotics is infamous at d.tech – a much loved, time-intensive club. d.tech’s team, B.R.E.A.D, faced many hurdles this year. Their season began in January of 2017, a late start by some members’ standards. The build season is only six weeks, but there seemed to be a delayed beginning with the preparation. Junior, Michael …

Why People Hated The Phantom Menace

By Tyler Saiki May 19th 2017 marks the 16th anniversary of the release of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. The film was supposed to be the first in an epic series of prequels to the original trilogy that everyone knew and loved. What we got, to many fans’ dismay, was a huge letdown. Many people …

Nail Art Trends of d.tech

By Jwanna Yaqub Celebrities have a huge impact on finger nail trends – Lady Gaga, Khloe Kardashian, Nicki Minaj, and Cardi B are all known for their iconic nails. Their out-of-the-box style has encouraged woman to hit the salon and try out new looks. Last season, the look was one nail with a design. But that look is …