The Good Place is TV Heaven

Sebastian Golden | sgolden18@dtechhs.org | December 25, 2017 NBC’s The Good Place turned itself on its head in the season one finale. The first season saw four characters finding themselves in heaven: self-described “dirtbag from Arizona” Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell), perpetually indecisive philosopher Chidi Anagonye (William Jackson Harper), British socialite Tahani Al-Jamil (Jameela Jamil), and …

Net Neutrality: How it Affects d.tech

By: Rye Spooner   On Thursday, December 14th, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal net neutrality. Created in 2015 under the Obama Administration, net neutrality regulations made it so that broadband and high speed internet were considered a public utility, therefore giving the FCC power to regulate internet providers like phone companies. Net …

David’s Electric Ride

By: Ella Rook David Boles’ new project is rolling on out. The d.tech senior is known for being a tech geek extraordinaire. He is on the robotics team, interns for Oracle, and now has nearly finished building an electric scooter from scratch. Boles started the most current version of his passion project near the end …

An Inside Look at The Dragon

By: Kate Hayashigatani We all know and love our school newspaper, the beautiful and glorious The Dragon, but what goes on behind the scenes? How do our favorite articles get published? I visited the students who are behind the magic. The first person I interviewed was the Editor-In-Chief of the web version of The Dragon, …

Voting Rights – Q&A With Nervana L. Nurse

By: Jacob Fisher Voting rights is a huge issue facing our country. In 2016, only 60% of eligible voters were able to vote, not because they didn’t try, but because discriminating practices prevented them from doing so.  The National Voter Corps is a volunteer organization dedicated to making sure everyone can vote. I interviewed Nervana …

Finding a Healthy Plan – Q&A with Ruth Linden

By: Evan Tung I had the opportunity to interview Ruth Linden, president of Tree Life Health Advocates. With a sociology Ph.D., she has been a professor at many well known colleges including Stanford, Tufts University, and UCSF. She has received the Helen Hooven Santmyer Prize in Women’s Studies for her book Against Sadomasochism: A Radical …

The Hip-Hop Cinderella Experience

By: Courtney Sullivan Wu The children, who sat on the floor, squealed with excitement amongst the whispers and chatter from the adults behind. Right as the audience couldn’t wait any longer, a girl in a green dress and moccasins walked on, broom in hand — it was Cinderella. In October, several d.tech dancers performed in …