d.tech’s LEED Gold Award

Marius Tali | mtali19@dtechhs.org | June 15, 2018 Design Tech High School’s campus is stunning. Its curved design and glass architecture perfectly mirrors the Oracle Campus. However, looks weren’t the only thing that were taken into consideration. The campus was recognized with the LEED gold award on March 29th of 2018. LEED, or Leadership in …

d.tech Has an Outdoor Trash Problem

By: Aaron Chow Did you know that the U.S. alone generates more than 250 million tons of trash each year? Unfortunately, not all of this waste is disposed of properly, and $11.5 billion is spent annually cleaning up this litter. This trash has more devastating consequences than just an unpleasant sight, such as being a …

Cool Product Alert: Ohoo! Edible Waterbottle

By Amy Natarajan You have slurped, chugged, and sipped water, but have you ever tried eating it? Well, now it is time to think outside of the bottle. Those are the words of wisdom from a London-based innovative start-up called Skipping Rocks Lab, a group of researchers and business developers whose aim is to make …

How the Drought Affected Tahoe Snow

By Evan Tung Over the past couple years, California has faced a major shortage in water. For Californians, the drought is old news. However, most people do not realize that the drought also had a big impact on the skiing community.  Scott Fong a resident of California said, “I didn’t know there was that much …

Why Aren’t We Truly Recycling at d.tech?

By Amy Natarajan At d.tech, recycling is an ominous word. No one dares utter it out of guilt, and trash is king. The grade clean-up initiative is a wonderful beautification project, but without even thinking twice, people throw things away that can easily be recycled. “We have so few trash bins spread so far apart, …