The Discoverer

The Truth Behind Our Personal Data Online

Daniel Barrientos, Copy Editor

January 26, 2020

Technology: Always advancing, always evolving, taking over every second of our lives. According to Statista, on average, we spend six hours a day, fifty hours a week and one hundred eighty hours a month exclusively connected to ou...

47 Million Voices United

Sofia Nuñez, Social Media Editor

January 24, 2020

The Colombian National Strike was intended to take place solely on the date of November 21, 2019. However, for nearly three weeks, the country could not rest. Anarchy was the norm and the nation nearly exploded. Discontent gen...

Who We Are and Who We Aim to Be

Erick Valencia, Copy Editor

January 24, 2020

Students at the Columbus School lack diversity when it comes to personality. I’ve been a student at The Columbus School for 14 years, and I’m pretty sure that it's been the more harrowing for me compared to everyone else. T...

This Is Not Real Life

Valentina Salazar, Chief Copy Editor

January 24, 2020

Long school days and homework every night lead me to question the value of everything we learn. Graduation is near, and students are eager for change and constantly asked “What are you going to study” or “Are you going ab...

Skipping the Beat

Daniela Garcia, Opinion Editor

January 24, 2020

TCS might be known for its gorgeous campus, qualified teachers, and international opportunities for its students. However, when students think of The Columbus School, the music program never comes to mind. That’s because it ba...

Stop Making Excuses

Mariana Posada, Copy Editor

January 24, 2020

Around 19 billion pesos a day are lost by the state when the country is on strike. All the delays this implies cost the country close to 0.7% of the daily national GDP according to Asociación Nacional de Instituciones Financieras- ANIF.  A national strike in Colombia filled the streets of the main cities from November 21 to December 19, ...

The Fight to Lead

Maria Cuartas, Chief Copy Editor

January 24, 2020

Many students tend to believe there are no opportunities for students to be leaders because the staff makes all the choices. However, The Columbus School has multiple activities that students can lead and participate in. All of...

Reading Has Never Been So Stylish

Sebastian Duque, Culture Editor

January 24, 2020

"The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library" - Albert Einstein. For many years, the TCS library was deficient in various aspects: there was not enough room for Middle School and High School s...

Language De-evolution at TCS

Maria Paula Moreno, Copy Editor

January 24, 2020

The school is stuck. It is stuck in a curriculum that was good enough for the last century but is insufficient in our contemporary world. In a constantly changing landscape, The Columbus School should keep up with it. Of the ...

Grinchmas No More

Juan Manuel Rodríguez, Marketing Manager

January 24, 2020

“Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more!” In Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas, the main character comprehends the real meaning of Christmas t...

Fight or Flight

Paloma Urrea Díez, Lifestyle Editor

January 24, 2020

11:59 is approaching on January 1st and students are madly clicking on their computers. One mistake, even a typo, could be the reason for rejection. When it comes to being a senior at The Columbus School, stress is palpable when...

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