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Drones are changing the game for shopping at home

Drones are changing the game for shopping at home

By Daniel Shapiro, Round Table reporter

February 22, 2016


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On Dec. 1, 2013, Amazon.com announced Amazon Prime Air, a system that would utilize automated drones to deliver packages. Amazon’s drone program aims to be able to deliver packages that fit within the 5lbs constraint directly to Amazon’s customer’s doors. MHS junior Antonio Flores said, “I...

Snapchat is just another world for teens

Snapchat is just another world for teens

By Freddy Roberts, Round Table sports editor

February 17, 2016


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Students file into Middletown High School around 7 a.m., phones in hand. They sit down at the rearranged lunch tables, talking with their friends and peers. Not only do they hold conversations in the real world, but some students are deep in a virtual realm. Phones and other devices are inseparable from...

Shorthanded texting: sometimes K, sometimes not

Shorthanded texting: sometimes K, sometimes not

By Clara Tam, Round Table reporter

January 21, 2016


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“K.” Sasha Smith cringed at the sight of this one letter response. After spending 10 minutes detailing a structured and coherent argument, he had replied with one measly and insignificant letter. This one little letter immediately sent Smith into a spiraling abyss, overthinking the meaning behind...

Paper and pencil evolves into smartphones and laptops at MHS

By Abbe Pannucci, Round Table features editor and reporter

October 8, 2015


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Picture the inside of a Hollister store during a Saturday sale. Seventy-five percent off on select items. The thumbs on customers ranging from preteen to late 20s are working feverishly on their smartphones to calculate how much a $25.95 shirt would be if it’s 75 percent off. The scene is a reflection...

Here is an inside look at summer fashion

By Taylor Bushey, Round Table Magazine Editor

May 26, 2015


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With the brutal winter that we’ve encountered these past few months, I never thought that warm weather was going to be much of a possibility. However, the sun has finally come out once more and summer is only a few weeks away. This good news drives me to finish all of my class finals and get prepared...

Battle of the phones depends on who is listening

Battle of the phones depends on who is listening

By Laura Myers, Round Table reporter

March 9, 2015


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It is 2 o’clock on Black Friday morning as Middletown High School freshman Carrie trudges down the long mall hallway, window shopping as she passes each store. When she passes the AT&T store, she glances in the window and notices a sleek new Apple IPhone 6, then displayed right beside it the new...

Politics affect and engage students

By Abbe Pannucci and Freddy Roberts, Round Table Reporters

February 23, 2015


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“I’m so far left that I’m going to fall off the map,” said Brittney Conyers, Middletown High School senior. Like Conyers, many students at MHS have strong opinions toward today’s government, even at a young age. As kids grow older they are given the right to vote placing their respective...

MHS students feel trivia app is all it is cracked up to be

By Kaela Pratt, Round Table Reporter

February 22, 2015


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Through the halls of Middletown High School, students are glued to their phones playing a game as addictive as its name: Trivia Crack. With the spin of a colorful wheel similar to that of Trivial Pursuit, users land on different categories and compete against friends and even strangers to see who...

Why is the Great Frederick Fair so great?

Why is the Great Frederick Fair so great?

By Tucker Ziegler, Round Table Reporter

September 30, 2014


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When I visited the Great Frederick Fair this year, my jaw dropped at the sight. There before me was a fair identical to the one I saw last year. And one can assume the fair two years ago was equal to last year’s. The rides are still the same. The games are still rigged. The rows of vendors’ tents...

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