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[APP REVIEW] Daylio provides easy journaling for busy students

Daylio separates daily moods into categories of awful, bad, meh, good, or rad.

Hazel Waltenbaugh, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Keeping track of personal moods and how certain things make you feel is quick, easy, and simple to do on The Daylio journaling app. 

TikTok: the app that’s been connecting and influencing Gen Z

Popular trends on TikTok transcend the app. One recent trend is to imitate a video of popular influencer Danielle Cohn dancing.

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

October 30, 2019

Students should continue this and not discriminate or hate on people but rather enjoy the app for what it can offer. 

4 apps that will help you thrive this school year

Moment, Lumosity, Bedtime, and Evernote are all perfect apps for staying organized and prepared for the rest of the school year.

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

September 17, 2018

Boost your productivity with apps to regulate phone use and improve mental health and sleep schedule.

[APP REVIEW] Dunk Line rises to top free app by making logic fun

Dunk Line is a game where a basketball pops up onto the screen, and you have to draw a line for the basketball to bump on, roll on, or bounce off of into a hoop that changes position. Add inconvenient bombs, bumpers, a limit of lines, and harder levels as you get a higher number and Dunk Line quickly becomes very addictive.

Bobby Verhey, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018

The game in Dunk Line is perfect as it feels easy and hard at the same time.

Flappy Bird both frustrates and entertains

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor

February 11, 2014

Watch out, Candy Crush--there’s a new game in town. The latest mobile gaming craze? Flappy Bird, an app with a fairly simple premise: tap on the screen to flap the wings of a bird and fly while avoiding obstacles. Made by .GEARS, an independent game developer based in Vietnam, the game has simple g...

Students explore apps beyond social media and games

Sophomore Cole Fawcett holds up his phone, which has a Spotify app on it.

Catherine Braman, Sports Editor

December 12, 2013

When students consider apps for their iPhone or android, the first type of apps that usually come to mind are games and social media. However, there are many more useful apps than Candy Crush, Instagram, Heads Up!, and Twitter. Aside from senior Grace Owens-Kurtz, who wrote her Dec. 6 senior speech o...