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PRO: Handwritten notes enhance memorization and comprehension
Photo by Noah Lederer ’21 | Joey Schillinger ’21 writes his history notes in his composition book on Oct. 4, 2018. By George Anton ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Taking notes is extremely beneficial to students who are trying to learn what is taught to them and memorize it for later. As technology enhances, there is now the option to take notes on a computer, rather than to write them down…
CON: Online notes create effective system, paper notes detrimental to success
Photo by Noah Lederer ’21 | Max Tiffany ’21 works on his online notes during his fourth period flex on Oct. 1   By Noah Lederer ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Many people on campus rely on online notes to have easily accessible documents that can be pulled up from almost every technological device. On the other hand, paper notes can be destroyed and ruined or even lost. When I first…
Pro/Con: Wake up! Students debate favorite java
Illustration by Camden Andl ’19 | The Dutch Bros. and Starbucks mascots battle it out over who has the best cup of coffee on the west coast. Trophy students attend both of these coffee shops.  Dutch Bros. offers superior pricing, options, customer service By Jack Davis ’17 THE ROUNDUP Dutch Bros. Coffee was founded in the early 1990s and since then, it has expanded across the west coast, providing a…
Today’s Classes: Can We Flip Them?
Photo Illustration by Bryce Owen ’17 | Mr. Philip Birgenheir uses a flipped classroom style of learning where students do homework during class and learn outside of class. [poll id=”36″] Flipped classroom allows for self pace learning By Edwin Perez ’18 THE ROUNDUP The flipped classroom is an innovative way of teaching that allows for students to learn at their own pace. A flipped classroom is a way that some…
‘Safe Space’ signs spread, sparking controversy
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Teachers have put up safe space signs, like this one in front of Ms. Jessie Mason’s class, in the last half of the first semester. Safe spaces offer productive comfort in trying times By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP After the recent election cycle and many current events such as the Black Lives Matter protests, tempers flared over a variety of political and social…