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Editorial: Does social media make us more lonely?

The world has never before been more connected. We have global communication at our fingertips; we can contact someone on the other side of the Earth in a minute. But this also means that our generation is the first to get distracted by the very thing that enables us to work and study better.

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Is Your Teacher a Robot?

Imagine one day you come to school and the teachers are gone. Instead of teachers and smart boards, there are only computers. You are told that instead of teachers teaching individual classes, a computer system is the new “teacher.” You are told it is customized to your own learning abilities and learning style. It also helps you accomplish assignments at your own pace. Continue reading Is Your Teacher a Robot?

Retiring the Tiger: Ideas For a New GFS Mascot

One of the most uninteresting parts of the education system (besides the education system) is the school mascot. Colleges and schools usually choose tasteless, fierce animals for their mascot, such as lions, wolves, hawks and so on.  For GFS, it is the tiger, the creature that spreads “pride” throughout our community. The tiger isn’t exactly an orginal mascot, however… there are 23 colleges in the US with tiger mascots, and too many schools to count. GFS should move on to a more creative choice for their mascot. Here are some ideas from me and other GFS students for a fresh, better school icon. Continue reading Retiring the Tiger: Ideas For a New GFS Mascot