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Tech Free Tuesday encourages students to focus less on technology

Tech Free Tuesday encourages students to focus less on technology

By Yingshyan Ku

June 3, 2019

A group of students sit across from each other around one of Hackley’s round tables in the lunchroom in silence. Each student is preoccupied with their phone and too busy with the digital screens to converse with one another. This situation is exactly what Hackley administrators sought to avoid...

A passcode might keep others out, but not major companies

A passcode might keep others out, but not major companies

By Jared Tilliss, Opinion Editor

April 8, 2019

88% percent of teenagers own cell phones. However, many of these teenagers do not understand the pressing privacy issues that can be associated with this technology. rding to the Pew Research Center, as many as 71% of social media users post the city or town where they live, while 92% use their real na...

Students take advantage of Hadi Partovi’s Hour of Code

Students take advantage of Hadi Partovi’s Hour of Code

By Sydney Stoller, Assistant Online Editor

December 23, 2017

Hadi Partovi is the co-founder of the nonprofit Code.org, a former employee of Microsoft, and an investor in numerous other start-ups, but one of his lesser known accomplishments is his graduation from Hackley School. Mr. Partovi and his twin and colleague Ali Partovi left the Hilltop in 1990, where...

Hackley athletics begin to incorporate technology

Hackley athletics begin to incorporate technology

By Cole Wyman, Assistant Sports Editor

December 15, 2017

Technology has revolutionized athletics over the past 50 years. Sports technology has changed player development, player scouting, and broadcasting in professional sports, but on the Hilltop, teams have yet to make full use of modern technology. Athletic director Jason Edwards, sees that, in terms of...

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