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Agustin Alzate

Agustin Alzate, Opinion Editor

Agustín Alzate is a member of the class of 2021. This is his second year in Journalism and he is an opinion editor. His first published article was “MUN Club Receives Sponsorship.” Other than Journalism, Agustín is a member of many clubs in the school like COSMUN and NHS. Agustín plans to study Industrial Engineering in the US. He is passionate about helping others and working with them, and his favorite quarantine finding was taking care of his garden.

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Technology Makes Us Lonely

Technology Makes Us Lonely

February 10, 2021

Technological advances have unquestionably been beneficial towards development, but 45% of the world’s population owning a smartphone can also be harmful. The current situation of our society has built...

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Blue walls can be seen in the Columbus School front lawn ahead of the students return. These are part of the new biosecurity protocols implemented by the school, placed to ensure that a safe distance is kept between people present at campus. “Im happy that the school has taken these measures seriously because they mean that our return is one step closer than we expected,” Nicolas Zarate, TCS senior, said.

[Photo] Homecoming: Students Safe Return to Campus

October 2, 2020

Blue walls can be seen in the Columbus School front lawn ahead of the students' return. These are part of the new biosecurity protocols implemented by the school, placed to ensure that a safe distance...

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Students return to NYU Abu Dhabi’s campus in September to begin a new semester at their dorms. Biosecurity protocols are strictly managed to assure the correct process of the move-in week.

Alumni Begin a New Semester in the Middle East

October 2, 2020

The plans of TCS alumni beginning the 2020 fall semester in the Middle East have been affected. Time zone, virtual learning, and socialization have complicated the start of their new term. Graduates...

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Student looks at Instagram on his cell phone instead of doing his homework.

Social Media Is the Enemy

August 30, 2020

Over two months, due to quarantine, the trending platform, TikTok, has grown to over two million downloads per week. The distractions that students have available surely becomes the most significant problem...

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Antonio Lugo, Grade 11, enters the COSMUN website to research information on the event.

Preparations for COSMUN 2020 Moving Forward

January 13, 2020

While the preliminary planning stages for COSMUN 2020 are coming to an end, the event's leaders are working arduously to make sure that the event will flourish in every way.  The Secretariat, the Board...

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The Association of Family Parents (ASOPAF) has helped the entire school by planning to improve leadership due to sponsorships given to the MUN Club and to the students.

MUN Club Receives Sponsorship

November 25, 2019

ASOPAF, the parents association of The Columbus School, has agreed to sponsor the TCS MUN Club to help students participate in debates and improve their leadership skills this year. The financial support...

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