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Elizabeth Holmes Goes to Trial

Elizabeth Holmes Goes to Trial

She made millions and lost it all, ripping off investors along the way.
Elizabeth Hiller '25, Writer October 6, 2021

Elizabeth Holmes and her company, Theranos, once symbolized what someone could do with an idea. Once worth a staggering $4.5 billion, Holmes dropped out of Stanford at age 19 to start her company in 2003....

The Attention Span of a Goldfish

The Attention Span of a Goldfish

How does screen time affect your
Ella Markman '22, 6th & 7th Grade Section Editor September 23, 2020

Humans currently have a shorter attention span than a goldfish. This is due to the amount of screen time we have every day, affecting our thinking, focus, and retention. We have developed an obsession...

A Sitting Ovation: Technology Causes a Disconnect Between Audience and Performers

A Sitting Ovation: Technology Causes a Disconnect Between Audience and Performers

Olivia Yepez April 4, 2018

A few weeks ago, I attended a showing of Cirque du Soleil: Crystal at the Santa Ana Star Center, and I was suddenly struck with how much impact an audience can have on a performance. As viewers, we don’t...

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