Messages From the Editors In Chief

Editor In Chief (Paper): Emily Hom Most seniors were the bones and blood of d.tech from its beginning. But I joined this community one year later. When I arrived, it felt as though I was still a part of this growing community, I didn’t have much I could contribute to it. The Dragon has been …

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 …

d.tech’s Image Problem

By: Sebastian Golden Hey there, d.tech student. What’s your dream job? A programmer at Oracle? A software engineer at Google? Maybe you want to found a startup to bring virtual reality to blockchain. If so, great. If not, you’re out of line with the rest of the school, according to the media. As The New …

Social Stigma Around Anime

By: Remi Tateishi “So you’re a weaboo? Isn’t anime only for nerds?” This is the kind of response I usually encounter when the topic of anime comes up. Anime (short for animation) is Japanese animation. The art originated in Japan in the 1910s and has since become a worldwide phenomenon. Anime is a complex, artistic medium …

America’s Personal Arsenal

By: Jacob Fisher In the wake of the recent Parkland, Florida shooting, people wonder why there is such a huge demand for guns in the US. The gun control debate is more fired up than ever, with questions about whether people really need daily access to weapons of war. There is a vast quantity of …

Best Frost-Bites

By: Michael Bentley What’s better than a meal that you can cook in less than three minutes? As a soon to be college student, I realized I needed to find a quick and easy addition to the standard dorm cuisine, and I know just the thing: microwave mac and cheese. Which mac and cheese  will …

Is Mario Human?

By: Taylor Abbey Have we been wrong about one of the most famous video game characters? For generations, philosophers have discussed what exactly makes us human: the grit, the soul, our awareness of death; the list goes on. Even scientists have cracked down on the unique social, physical, emotional, and biological traits we possess that differentiate …

Puerto Rico: Vacation or Service Trip?

By: Ella Howard The first ever out-of-state intersession was in Puerto Rico. But was it a service trip or an excuse to relax? On Wednesday, January 24th, during week two of the January intersession, a group of 12 students, as well as teachers and chaperones, returned from a trip to Puerto Rico where they taught …