A Guide to Lab Days

Julia Reid | jreid19@dtechhs.org | October 17, 2018 The first lab day of the 2018-19 school year is upon us this Thursday, October 18th. While “veteran” students aren’t really phased by this, those new to d.tech may be left wondering what these days are all about. In addition to class office hours and FIT times, …

Every Minute Counts

Yohanna Konardi | ykonardi19@dtechhs.org | October 16, 2018 Some students don’t seem to mind it. “I like that I can talk to the people around me,” says freshman Zen Trent. Many don’t see a point to it. “It’s too short to do anything,” says junior Marek Garbaczonek. Others are simply amused by it, like senior …

Selling Your Soul and the Terms of Service

Joshua Bennett | jbennett19@dtechhs.org | October 10, 2018 Everyone knows that when you sign up for the latest amazing web service, the website will ask for your name, username, email and password. Most people just type them in, not even thinking about what the company will do with them. People are then offered a chance …

Shower Handle Rundown

Story and Photos Ally Shirman | ashirman19@dtechhs.org | September 27, 2018  Imagine you’re staying at a friend’s or relative’s house, or sleeping at a hotel. When it comes time to shower, you don’t give it a second thought. But once in the bathroom, a sense of dread fills your body when you realize you can’t …

Students on the Kavanaugh Case

Maya Pratt-Bauman | mprattbauman19@dtechhs.org | October 8, 2018 Brett Kavanaugh. You may have heard this name on the radio, seen it in many a news article, or even heard it mentioned by a fellow d.tech student. As President Trump’s recently elected Supreme Court Justice, Kavanaugh was sworn in despite being the subject of polarized debate. …

One Year Since #MeToo Movement Began

Malia Savella | msavella19@dtechhs.org | October 7, 2018 Last October started off with sexual misconduct allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein, taking the press by a storm. In response, actress Alyssa Milano reintroduced the phrase “me too” to social media, a phrase coined by activist Tarana Burke to encourage solidarity among sexual abuse survivors. Victims …

d.tention and Saturday School Begin

Joshua Bennett | jbennett19@dtechhs.org | October 7, 2018 Everybody knows that ditching class is very tempting. However, as of this week, there are consequences. Specifically, you could end up staying late on Wednesday or going to school on Saturday. If you’re wondering about this odd timing, you can ask Student Culture Coordinator Henry Lonnemann, who …