The Whittier Miscellany

There’s an app for that!

Pier-Paolo Ergueta, Science and Technology Writer

March 4, 2020

We’ve all heard from parents or peers that cellphones are damaging. Technology is dangerous. Innovation is... bad?  Not really. Cell phones themselves aren’t inherently harmful. Originally created as more efficient land...

Climate Change: What We Can Do About It?

Sam Boulos, Science and Technology Writer

October 9, 2019

     The world is in danger. The planet’s surface temperature has risen 1.62 degrees Fahrenheit since the 19th century, the ocean is heating up, sea levels are rising and more. Humanity has not treated our planet kindly in the...

Thoughts to consider concerning bioethics

Sam Boulos, Staff Writer

May 25, 2019

     As time goes on and humans evolve, scientists make complex new discoveries every day. Evolving, learning and growing are the essential parts of human nature. The survival of the human race depends on them. On the other...

STEM Students Prepare for Science Olympiad

Connor Rosas ’20, Science and Technology Writer

March 13, 2019

     Science Olympiad is a fun-filled day of events packed with all sorts of different science categories. Anyone participating could delve into topics ranging from anatomy and physiology to forensics to even thermodynamics! Ther...

Sleep: A Necessity for High School Students

Sam Boulos '21, Science and Technology Writer

December 1, 2018

The sleep habits of high schoolers have been a hot topic since 2016 when the American Academy of Pediatrics made their recommendations on adolescent sleep requirements. According to the AAP, “teens should sleep nine to ten ho...

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