Club’s Gender Gap Needs to Go

By: Ella Rook and Emily Hom “Who runs the world? Girls!” Though some d.tech clubs seem to agree with Beyonce, others march to a different beat. d.tech is known for our respectful and inclusive spirit, but recently staff members and students have noticed a gender disparity within school clubs and teams. Although d.tech’s ratio of …

Is Robotics a Sport? No.

By: Michael Bentley Sport /spôrt/ Noun An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment. Skill: check. Competition: check. For entertainment: check. Physical exertion: not quite. Competing in the FIRST Robotics Competition, as the d.tech robotics team does, may check off most of the …

Robotics’ Crazy Year: A Recap

By Ashley Phan Robotics is infamous at d.tech – a much loved, time-intensive club. d.tech’s team, B.R.E.A.D, faced many hurdles this year. Their season began in January of 2017, a late start by some members’ standards. The build season is only six weeks, but there seemed to be a delayed beginning with the preparation. Junior, Michael …