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Miguel Restrepo

Miguel Restrepo, Chief Copy Editor

Miguel Restrepo is a member of the class of 2022. This is his second year in Journalism and is a Chief Copy Editor. His first published article was “ 18 Students Join NHS Class of 2019-20." Apart from Journalism, Miguel shares a passion for music as he plays multiple instruments like Piano and Guitar. He is currently planning on studying architecture in Europe and his favorite quarantine hobby is watching movies and TV series.

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Ed Sheeran plays to a prepandemic packed crowd at Wembley Stadium, London, England.

Covid-19: What have lockdowns and restrictions meant for musicians?

September 13, 2021

Over the past year and a half, we have all watched helplessly as the live music industry, theatre, and all performance arts have slid into an ever-deepening hole. With music venues under heavy restrictions...

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Grill Station Burger in Provenza, El Poblado, located on the second floor. Grill station placed #1 in Burger Master 2019 and is considered to have the best burgers in Medellin.

Home to the Best Burger in Medellin: Grill Station

May 12, 2021

If you live in Medellin, chances are you’ve heard of Grill Station, whether it’s because of their amazing burgers, their tranquil establishments, or their title as winner of Burger Master 2019. Over...

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Advertising poster on the seventh season of CBS’s How I Met Your Mother. The timeless sitcom was a joint production by Bays & Thomas Productions and 20th Century Fox Television, as well as directed by American director and producer Pamela Fryman. The series tells the story of Ted Mosby, a small architect in New York City, and how his life was before he met his wife.

The Best 00s Sitcom: How I Met Your Mother

April 17, 2021

Sitcoms are considered to be the perfect choice of entertainment if you want to watch something short and funny. Shows like Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory have been universally acclaimed over the...

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Can Money Buy Happiness?

Can Money Buy Happiness?

March 15, 2021

We’re all familiar with the “money can’t buy happiness” phrase, but up to what point is this entirely true? For many people, the pursuit of happiness and the pursuit of money is essentially the...

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Streaming Services: What is Making Cable TV Obsolete?

Streaming Services: What is Making Cable TV Obsolete?

March 3, 2021

Can you remember the last time you watched a show on regular television? It’s probably been a long time, hasn’t it? The younger people reading this might wonder why they should watch a show through...

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Advertising poster on Netflix’s newest documentary, The Social Dilemma. This film, directed by Emmy award-winning director, Jeff Orlowski, talks about how social media companies exploit its users for financial gain through different methods of manipulation.

Behind the Curtain: The Social Dilemma

November 19, 2020

In the past 20 years, there has been more significant technological advancements and societal shifts than in the past century. Computing speed is a trillion times faster than what it was 50 years ago,...

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TCS students using technology in the recently built high school library before the COVID-19 Pandemic. Students were able to dispose of this facility at any time before the start of social isolation in which they could use their computers alongside many other resources to facilitate their learning.

Technology’s Effect on Students Health during COVID-19 Pandemic

October 1, 2020

The exponential increment of the use of technology during virtual school and quarantine has concerned school directives as it could potentially threaten to harm the student’s mental health and well-being. TCS...

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Miguel Restrepo

No, Video Games Don’t Cause Violence

August 30, 2020

A report by the Oxford Internet Institute and the University of Oxford (2019) which is one of the most definitive to date, found no relationship between aggressive behavior in teenagers and the amount...

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The Columbus School ́s renewed website. Where members of the community will be able to access the new tuition payment platform.

Virtual Revolution Arrives at TCS

February 9, 2020

The new virtual process for paying tuition, which will launch by the end of the 2019-2020 school year, is being developed by  The Columbus School’s secretaría academica and the technology department.  The...

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Middle and high school at last years thanksgiving assembly on November 20th, 2018.

Thanksgiving Assembly Rescheduled Because of Nationwide Protests

January 13, 2020

The annual Thanksgiving assembly on November 27th was postponed due to the paro nacional and has been rescheduled for December 12th in the upper elementary coliseum. TCS administrators had a difficult...

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NHS President, Alejandro Escobar, speaking to the entire high school at the ceremony in the Upper Elementary Coliseum on October 22.

18 Students Join NHS Class of 2019-20

November 29, 2019

The Columbus School ́s National Honor Society conducted its annual initiation ceremony for 18 new members in the Upper Elementary Coliseum on October 22. Parents and teachers attended the ceremony...

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Garbage Problem in La Guajira

Garbage Problem in La Guajira

March 10, 2018

Guajira is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. The people, the landscapes, everything is amazing. But, there is a really bad garbage problem. In Guajira there isn't a proper garbage system....

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