Robotics begins year with challenges in membership, fundraising

October 17, 2013

Coming off the heels of a World Championship appearance last year in St. Louis, ART is hard at work preparing for the 2013-2014 year. With the many new changes the Aragon robotics team (ART) has made, there also come new challenges. On Oct. 4-5, ART entered an off-season CalGames competition held at Fremont High School. The CalGames challenge was the same as the World Championships challenge: to throw frisbees into…

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U.S. involvement in Syria generates Aragon reaction

In recent weeks, Syrian president al-Assad has given the international community a list of its chemical weapons production and holding sites, and on Oct. 1, let experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) into Syria so that they could begin destroying those weapons. There are also plans for future peace talks within the United Nations between Assad and rebel forces. However, hopes of successful talks have…

October 17, 2013
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Freshman class officers elected, begin plans for year

On Sept. 6, leadership announced the new slate of student council officers for the freshman class of 2017. Josh Dewitt was elected president, Isabella Duan and Jason Leung were elected co-vice presidents, Nicoletta Della Bordella was elected secretary, Emily Mao was elected treasurer. Thirteen freshmen ran for the four positions. “It’s one of the higher numbers we’ve had running for a class,” says leadership head Catherine Williamson. This year, there…

October 17, 2013
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