d.tech Cancels Nepal Trip Over Coronavirus Concerns

| Leo Belman | lbelman20@dtechhs.org | March 9, 2020 | On Sunday, March 15th, ten d.tech students and two chaperones, Academic Coordinator Kathleen Odell and Academic Counselor Molly Robertson, were scheduled to depart for a service trip in Nepal, but problems have come up amidst rising concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, better known as the …

Conspiracy Theories Circulate over Coronavirus Outbreak

| Jemma Schroder | jschroder20@dtechhs.org | March 5, 2020 | With confirmed cases upwards of one hundred-thousand, the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. What also doesn’t seem to be slowing down is what the United Nations has deemed an “infodemic:” the increasing amount of conspiracy theories and misinformation spread …