Email Thread That Spread

By: Ella Rook If your inbox has recently blown up with requests to join the swim team, d.tech memes, links to fill out surveys, Rico Levitt’s SoundCloud rapping, Brendon Lin’s UberEats coupons, and pleas for it all to stop, then you’re not alone. The most recent bombardment of emails started on January 18th when sophomore …

Good Luck, Juniors

By: Arthur Yu The seniors have done it. Now it’s juniors’ time. Get ready to take on the dreaded college application process. With d.tech’s founding class finally in its senior year, the school’s first college application cycle is coming to an end. Guiding the seniors through the process for the first time was the school’s …

Puerto Rico Rundown

By: Sofya Shatalova The first out-of-country class in d.tech history was “Teach 4 d.tech” and it was in Puerto Rico. It was educational, fun, and full of dancing. During the second intersession of this school year, a group of twelve students had an idea: a foreign student exchange program. The “Teach 4 d.tech” design lab …

It’s Personal

By: Evan Tung Ever since d.tech started with its founding class, there has always been a conflict between personal devices and d.tech rules. We are all familiar with the rationale of creating an equal playing field for all students and being able to monitor student activity, but is strictly limiting the use of personal devices …

Net Neutrality: A New Hope

Net Neutrality: A New Hope Is there still life for net neutrality? By: Jacob Fisher | jfisher18@dtechhs.org | February 12th, 2018 On June 12 2017, the FCC decided to rollback the Obama-era protections to internet freedom that forced Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to treat all web traffic equally. 83 percent of Americans are in support …

Bynum’s Story – Acknowledging Black History Month

By: Tiffany Bynum In 5th grade, there was this black boy in my class, Malcolm. He was always getting in trouble, and everytime he did, he would accuse the teacher of punishing him because he was black. I remember people in my class thinking it was ignorant, even me. “Oh he always says that”. If only …

The Evolution of d.lab

By: Ella Rook If there is one thing that remains constant at d.tech, it’s that everything changes. This especially holds true for d.lab 1, the class that teaches new students how to use the design thinking process. Over the years, the class has gone through many iterations, each time improving on its ability to instill …