Seniors at Service

By: Georgina Fakoukaki The senior year has almost come to an end yet some feel the vibe of something impactful has been missing from the senior class. The popularly held opinion is that as d.tech keeps expanding and becoming more well-known, the need to connect with the outer community has become more critical. Senior Fiona Cheung …

Tanson Chan, the Teen Trail Runner

By: Ethan Yu Running is a sport where anyone can easily get into. You just grab a pairs of shoes, go outside, and start running. However, only a few very determined individuals can reach a level that typical high school runners can only dream of achieving. This summer, d.tech junior Tanson Chan will compete at …

Response to “America’s Personal Arsenal”

By: Kevin Lynch   Jacob Fisher’s “America’s Personal Arsenal” is an opinion based article about federal gun regulation in America that seems to have very vague points and jumps to conclusions. This article makes the point that “we don’t need weapons of war”, but fails to convince due to a lack of substantial and effective …

Transformation of Thursdays

By: Ethan Yu Lab days were created a couple years ago to help d.tech students finish and better understand their work. While the concept is the same, lab days look much different from before. d.tech’s lab day system has gone through many changes since its birth during our first year at the Rollins Road campus. …

Vape Detectors in Bathrooms?

By: Portia Kwan Last week, there was a small rumor going around that d.tech administration had installed vape detectors in the bathrooms. “Vaping is the act of inhaling and exhaling the aerosol, often referred to as vapor, which is produced by an e-cigarette or similar device,” according to centeronaddiction.org. Although no systems are in place …

d.tention

By: Remi Tateishi What? There’s Saturday school? d.tech administrator, Henry Lonnemann, and attendance coordinator, Marcus Marsall, have created a new detention system as an attempt to motivate students to regularly go to school and get to classes on time. While the system is still in its infancy and has not been entirely worked out, there are …

Attention Juniors!

By: Ella Rook The college craze is mostly over for seniors. Students have received all of their decision letters, tears were shed and successes were celebrated. Now that National College Decision Day on May 1st has passed, seniors have committed to future plans. Where did we succeed and where could we have improved? More importantly, …

Teacher Friend Groups

By: Ryan Harsono Staff members eat lunch too. Who do they eat with? Ever wonder who your favorite teacher is chatting up during lunch? At d.tech, it’s clear that our atmosphere and culture differs from that of other high schools and, evidently, that not only applies to students, but faculty as well. When asked to …

The Mother/Daughter Dynamic

By: Ashley Chen We can all agree that most mothers love their daughters, and most daughters love their mothers, but why is it that mother-daughter relationships are often synonymous with the words “conflicting” and “critical”? Mothers and daughters of all ages often struggle to listen to each other and respect each other’s differences. “We’re always …

Prom Fashion

By: Emily Hom Ball Gowns on the Red Carpet  Dresses fit for a princess were all the rage this prom season. Skirts were full and brushed the floor, fabrics were tulle and satiny, and adornment simple. These gowns may be reminiscent of ones worn for hundreds of years by the wealthy and nobility, but wearing …