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Which fall scent fits your personality?

Which fall scent fits your personality?

Catherine Butler, copy editor

December 3, 2019

Quiz does not appear on Mobile App. Autumn has several signature scents that no other season can compare to: pumpkin pie fresh out of the oven, leaves blanketing freshly cut lawns and cranberry sauce passed around the table on Thanksgiving day. From your favorite hot drinks to the great outdoors,...

The agony of Apple

The agony of Apple

Trevor Cleveland, entertainment editor

December 15, 2015

As a creative brand, I admire Apple for their tenacity. As a business, I absolutely despise them. Granted, they’ve created a forward thinking and culture around their products with as strong a pull I’ve never seen another company effectively replicate. But their business model feels like an...

What’s the deal with peels?

What’s the deal with peels?

Holden Foreman, entertainment editor

November 13, 2015

Nature gives us much to take for granted, and its more subtle offerings suffer even more neglect than essentials such as air, water and light. For example, trashing billions of dollars of food has become second nature to Americans, and nothing illustrates this wastefulness better than fruit peels. Fruit...

myHomework

myHomework

Daniel Stobbe, web staff

May 11, 2015

Everyone shows up to class without homework once in a while. Each time this happens it chips away at grades. A simple way to limit innocent mistakes is needed. Luckily, the school-issued iPads offer a solution to match the problem. One app that is especially useful is myHomework, an electronic planner.   The myHomework app possesses several ...

MyScript Stack: turning typing in your favor

MyScript Stack: turning typing in your favor

Daniel Stobbe, web staff

October 22, 2014

Typing on the iPad’s mini’s built-in keyboard is a chore unless you have small fingers. And writing is difficult, even with a stylus because the screen protector makes the iPad’s screen unresponsive. Both available formats for creating text on the iPad mini aren’t ideal. Luckily, with the simple...

What a wunderful app

What a wunderful app

Daniel Stobbe, web staff

October 3, 2014

Upon opening the free app Wunderlist, you are presented with a login screen allowing you to sign in through either Facebook or your Google account. This feature lets users reach their notes list from any device and connect with other people who use Wunderlist such as family members, classmates or cowo...

APParoni and cheese

APParoni and cheese

Daniel Stobbe, web staff

September 25, 2014

Wolfram Alpha Wolfram Alpha is a preloaded app on KHS’ newly provided iPads. This app is a digital almanac as well a calculator in one. Rather than using the internet for browsing, Wolfram Alpha uses its own knowledge, which is based on specific sources of data to keep the answers precise. When y...

New apple products hitting the market

New apple products hitting the market

Max Shulklapper, news writer

September 22, 2014

Tech giant Apple has launched a blitz of new products, with the company planning on releasing the Apple Watch in addition to the recently released iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple announced their smartwatch Sept. 9, promising to make it available early next year. That same day, the corporation unveiled...

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