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Marianna Román

Marianna Román, Editor-In-Chief

Marianna Román is a member of the class of 2021. This is her second year in Journalism and she is an Editor-In-Chief. Her first published article was “LGBT Issues Cause Tension in Human Rights Council.” Other than Journalism, she is a member of the school’s volleyball team and GIN. She also plays guitar and piano. After graduating she plans to study psychology and business in the US. Marianna is passionate about social justice and music, and her favorite quarantine finding was podcasts.

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The album cover portrays Styles’ through a fisheye lens. The pointing of the hands draws attention towards the fine line between masculinity and femininity represented by the pink and blue colors.

Harry Styles: ‘Fine Line’

May 16, 2021

We all know Harry Styles from the English pop band that defined the 2010’s: One Direction. Most of us have heard some of his greatest hits as a solo artist, like “Watermelon Sugar,” which won Best...

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Seniors 2021 Diaries: One Word

Seniors 2021 Diaries: One Word

May 12, 2021

Designs by: Camila Ceballos Arango, 2020-2021 Design Editor If you had to pick one word to describe your 2020-2021 Senior Year, what word would you choose? These are some of ours. The school...

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Breaking Down the Therapy Taboo

Breaking Down the Therapy Taboo

April 14, 2021

I went to therapy for the first time a few years ago. I thought it would be a waste of time and that I’d be sharing who I am with someone who would judge me. What could I possibly gain? Nothing, I thought....

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Atheism: Good Without God

Atheism: Good Without God

March 12, 2021

My religious father has always told me that I could be whoever I want to be, but I could never quit believing in God. But since I stopped having faith in Christianity when I was 14, I have wondered why...

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Dear Schools: Students Need You

Dear Schools: Students Need You

February 12, 2021

The chaotic 2020 is finally over. The new year has arrived, and with it, the longing for the normality we once had in our lives. Most are looking for ways to find a fresh start, but not much has changed....

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah was selected as one of the ten best books of 2013 by the New York Times. The 600 page novel is described as “sprawling, ambitious and gorgeously written,” by the Chicago Tribune.

Through the Eyes of an Americanah

November 19, 2020

Along the lines of Americanah, Ifemelu says, “Why did people ask ‘What is it about?’ as if a novel had to be about only one thing.” It seems as if author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie followed her character’s...

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Logo of the pending Youtube Channel, Boost Learning. The educational videos published will be interactive and short to maintain the attention and interest of young kids. “If elementary students learned through high school students it would be more motivating and exciting,” Diana Mitchell, Early Years Principal, said.

NHS Kicks off the Year by Launching Boost Learning

September 28, 2020

The Columbus School’s National Honor Society is inaugurating Boost Learning, a social service opportunity where High School students guide Elementary School students in distance learning through educational...

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IOS feature called Screentime, where users can see how long they have used their devices for.

Not So Social Media

August 30, 2020

When we achieve something, what do we rush to do first? Post it on Facebook. When we are sad, who do we tell first? Our Twitter followers. Some might not find a problem with it, because we are sharing...

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TCS Boys Basketball Coach Yerson Gómez observes his players during a game against Colegio Bolivar at the Binational games in November.

Yerson Gómez Leads TCS’ Boys Basketball Team Into the Future

January 18, 2020

New basketball Head Coach Yerson Gómez passed his first big test leading the TCS HS Boys team to a 2nd Place finish in the recent Binational Games held in Armenia November 10-16.  Gómez, who has...

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Sweatshirts, T-shirts, and Petos designed by the 2019-2020 Athletic Council.

High School Athletic Council Gives an Assist to Binationals

November 30, 2019

The High School Athletic Council has been assisting the athletic department to prepare their teams for Binational Games in Armenia on November 10-16. The council this year consists of 14 athletes from...

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Prosecuting Attorneys Sofia Yepes and Valentin Von-Harnicsh preparing their evidence.

Former Auschwitz Physician on Trial in IMT

April 12, 2019

After convicting Maria Mandl and sentencing her to death by hanging on Thursday afternoon, the International Military Tribunal began the next trial on Johann Paul Kremer. Johann Kremer, a known Auschwitz...

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Delegados de ECOSOC se unen para crear un papel de trabajo con posibles resoluciones.

Delegados de ECOSOC se Unen para Encontrar Soluciones para la Automatización

April 11, 2019

La comisión de ECOSOC empezó la mañana del jueves, 11 de abril,  realizando el cierre al tema de los efectos de la automatización en el área laboral. En el curso de la mañana,  presentaron sus...

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Delegates in the Human Rights Council debate enforced or involuntary disappearences.

Mental Health Issues Debated in Human Rights Council

March 10, 2018

The Human Rights Council considered repercussions and solutions of enforced or involuntary disappearances on persons with mental health problems in their Friday and Saturday sessions. According to...

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Delegates of Yemen (right), Afghanistan and Iraq confer during lobby time.

Human Rights Council Responds to Terror Act in China

March 10, 2018

The Human Rights Council was presented with a crisis Thursday afternoon involving a belligerent anti-gay international crime organization, INTRO, an acronym for Islamic Gays, Negro Gays (African-American),...

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President Antonia Carvajal and Vice-President Gregorio Noreña study documents preparing for the debate for Thursday’s Human Rights Council session.

LGBT Issues Cause Tension in Human Rights Council

March 8, 2018

The Human Rights Council debated equality for all individuals regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity. According to information presented in the committee, in August of 2017, the...

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