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“A Melting Future” by Alexa Hatcher ‘23. Acrylic on canvas.

Martha Bennett Gallery Goes Online

Curatorial Team adjusts to new reality
Bernadette Whitely, Staff Writer May 6, 2020

Since the governor’s social distancing order, the Martha Bennett Gallery Curatorial Team has experienced unexpected cancelations of their exhibits and shows; in spite of these complications, they have...

“A Melting Future” by Alexa Hatcher ‘23. Acrylic on canvas.

Martha Bennett Gallery Goes Online

Curatorial Team adjusts to new reality
Bernadette Whitely, Staff Writer May 3, 2020

Since the governor’s social distancing order, the Martha Bennett Gallery Curatorial Team has experienced unexpected cancelations of their exhibits and shows; in spite of these complications, they have...

Jacob Pekachek ‘17, Anisa Hickey ‘16, and Cindy Quinn ‘17 participate in a Google Hangout, a video chat service common among students at the school.

The modern study group

Video chatting’s benefits to outside-of-the-classroom learning
Chapel Puckett, Managing Editor December 3, 2015

You start to study for your math test when you realize that you completely forgot what function notation is. The numbers and letters on your page are gibberish, and it’s too late to email your teacher....

Voice of the Staff: Open-Source Textbooks

Voice of the Staff: Open-Source Textbooks

Tackling the pros and cons for students of different methods of accessing textbooks
The Spectrum Staff September 29, 2015

You finish the final page of The Things They Carried, put it aside, open up your laptop, and begin reading again. But this time, it’s for chemistry on your digital textbook. With such rapid technological...

The interface that greets students in the GOA program.

Online learning presents dichotomy

A reflection on web-based academia
Willy Verneris, Contributing Writer September 29, 2015

Currently, there are 22 Blake students enrolled in 17 Global Online Academy classes, where they work with students from all around the world. I have taken Big History, a GOA class that was first offered...

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