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Holidays in video games

Caitlyn Schlaman, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

Some games are certainly famous for their holiday representations, luring returning and new players to participate in the festivities in the real world, and in the virtual. “Hitman 2”: The game added a holiday pack, which adds ...

Options Exist for Students without Reliable Internet

Renee Owens, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

When there isn’t internet access at home, senior Natalie Bacilio must find ways to compensate in an age when schoolwork is largely done online. “There’s times when my parents can’t really pay for internet because they barely mee...

Teaching real-world engineering skills

Caitlyn Schlaman, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

Silicon Valley is the home of the modern innovator, and many students grow up surrounded by all this new technology. At Branham, Project Lead the Way and engineering classes are filled, but some students want more. Robotics ...

Check your settings: Your data is not as safe as you think

Caitlyn Schlaman, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

Most people spend hours on social media sites such as Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, yet few Americans may understand what privacy rights they’re giving up. Recently, several court cases that have gained media attention, ...

Lack of diversity plagues Google arts app’s selfie feature

Julianne Alvares, Opinion Editor

March 12, 2018

Reviews for the app were mixed. It received a 4.7 on the Apple App Store and a 3.6 on the Google Play Store. Many reviews of the app express frustration over the selfie feature, especially regarding the lack of racial diversity.

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