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Alejandro Gomez, Discoverer Staff Writer

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An Expensive and Uncomfortable Battery Pack

June 6, 2018

The most useless and expensive battery pack with four wheels that you could ever buy in your lifetime. This preposterous piece of French engineering comes with a 13 kW single-gear electric engine. Translation;...

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Credits: HS Administration

Schedule Adjustments

May 23, 2018

Lately, with students arriving late to school because of terrible traffic jams in Las Palmas, TCS has been adjusting the schedule for the day so that lost time at the beginning is distributed between the...

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Credits: Google Earth

Senior Carpool 2018-2019

May 22, 2018

Seniors driving to The Columbus School has been an issue of great controversy from the students since the beginning of time, and this year STUCO may be on the verge of finding a revolutionary solution....

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Credits: Car and Driver

Track MINI Monster; JCW

May 7, 2018

A real car enthusiasts car: The 2012 Mini Cooper John Cooper Works, 1.6 L Turbocharged, straight 4 cylinder engine, 6-speed manual transmission with 223 BHP to the wheel is more than anyone could ask for....

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Credits: Google Earth

Who’s in our School?

March 23, 2018

Limit in access control data in The Columbus School range from student access to guest database issues that don’t allow administration, staff, and security to know who’s walking around our campus and...

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Alejandro Gomez
TCS Staff Writer

High School Economics

February 21, 2018

Being an entrepreneur since a very young age, I can trace the story back to where it all started, The Columbus School. Current entrepreneurs and people that sell in the school face tremendous challenges...

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TCS Staff Writer

Bicycle Palms Avenue

January 15, 2018

As a recurring Via Las Palmas user for leisure and school, frustration levels were already through the roof because of poorly managed traffic and road accidents. Now, with the new addition of the closure...

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Yutong Electric Bus in the streets.

Colombia on the Scope for Chinese Transportation Companies

December 13, 2017

Foreign Bus and Truck Company Yutong, looking at Colombia for possible investment from now until 2030 in the public transportation industry.   A month ago the Medellin City Council approved the changes...

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Representation of TCS student working at home.

Homework; Necessary Evil or Simply the Devil?

November 19, 2017

Three am. History first period tomorrow and two more chapters of Mr. Graziano’s outline notes to go. Does it sound like a familiar situation for some? Many fell into the routine of skipping lunch or...

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BMW M3, with Car-Men T-Shirt

[Photo] Car-Men, a Business Inspired in a Passion

December 10, 2017

BMW M3, with Car-Men T-Shirt

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Taxi protest in Bogota blocking the streets and slowing traffic.

Uber or Taxi?

November 1, 2017

The taxi industry protest continues in Bogota due to the lack of response from the Superintendent of Industry and Commerce regarding the lawsuit against Uber and Cabify. As of October 23rd, taxis have...

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Effects of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico this week.

Mexico, Florida, Puerto Rico; is Colombia next?

September 28, 2017

Earthquakes, landslides, energy cutouts, storms and floods recently hit main cities of countries like Mexico, Uruguay, Brazil, the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Is Colombia next? Senior citizens, children,...

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