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2016 Ford GT: Old Classics Give Way to New Generation

By David Lisbonne

January 27, 2015

A new pattern in the automotive industry has been appearing: beginning in 2012, the trend of making newly designed classic cars was founded by Chevrolet when the company announced that it would remake the classic Corvette Stingray,...

The Secrets To A Yes: How To Pop The Question, Homecoming Style

October 19, 2010

A girl is sitting in the quad at brunch, when all of a sudden she notices the man of her dreams walking across the grass seemingly to talk to her! He approaches. No chocolate. No flowers. No elaborately decorated sign that singles...

Hau I See It: Getting Wheels

October 19, 2010

All teenagers look forward to the moment they sit in the front left seat of the car, grasp the steering wheel, and slam the pedal to the metal. This wondrous moment quickly ends when they realize they’ve forgotten to put the...

Costume Enthusiast Fights School Monotony

October 19, 2010

Every Friday, fanciful characters from our fantasies invade the school. A stealthy ninja stalks the English wing, a pirate cries for booty in chemistry class, and a cowboy kindly tips his hat at passerby. All three are the ...

Science And Technology Week 2010

October 19, 2010

Monday: Cybersecurity, Bees, And The Waters of Mars Tuesday: Food Science, CSI, And A Temperamental Chimpanzee Students will have extended tutorial to see speakers of their choice. Wednesday: Game Theory, Nanotechnology, And...

Keynote: To Infinity And Beyond! The Math And Science Behind Movie Making

October 19, 2010

Danielle Feinberg, Director of Photography & Lighting, Pixar Animation Studios Wednesday, 7:00 P.M. in the Eagle Theatre Danielle Feinberg created many of our childhoods. The Director of Photography for Lighting at Pixar Ani...

Wednesday: Game Theory, Nanotechnology, And A Solar-Powered Racecar

October 19, 2010

Stepping Out of Your Profile Box Dave Fetterman, Engineering Manager, Facebook Games People Play: Analyzing Strategic Behavior Yossi Feinberg, Ph.D., Professor of Economics and Joseph and Laurie Lacob Faculty Fellow for 2010-...

Tuesday: Food Science, CSI, And A Temperamental Chimpanzee

October 19, 2010

Using Virtual Worlds  to Teach Ugochi Acholonu, Education Ph.D. Student, Stanford School of Design, Stanford University room 702 “First, be open-minded. Your life will never be what you expected. Second, be kind to people. And fin...

Monday: Cybersecurity, Bees, And The Waters of Mars

October 19, 2010

Failure Is Not an Option—It’s Pre-Installed with the Standard Package David Cohn, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Google Computer Security: The Road Ahead Dan Boneh, Ph.D., Professor of Electrical Engineering & Comp...

What Not to Wear for Homecoming Dance

October 19, 2010

You’re psyched to party like it’s 500 B.C., and the outfit is the finishing touch on your theme for the dance. But wait –are you guilty of one of these fashion faux pas? As a four-year school dance veteran/fanatic/evangelist,...

Silly Bandz Craze Stretches Across School Campus

October 19, 2010

What do Justin Bieber, princesses and Batman have in common? They are on the wrists of thousands of students across the nation in the form of Silly Bandz, a phenomenon that is stretching from East to West. Silly Bandz is a...

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