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The Spice of Life podcast: School and Social Media during COVID-19

By Simona Forster, Elizabeth Choi, Karina Pandurangadu, and Ayushi Shah The Spice of Life is back with the first episode of season two as we follow what’s up-and-coming in entertainment. Listen in as Simona, Elizabeth, Karina and Ayushi discuss school and social media during the COVID-19 pandemic from the perspective of high school students. With…
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Simona Forster

November 21, 2020

By Simona Forster, Elizabeth Choi, Karina Pandurangadu, and Ayushi Shah

The Spice of Life is back with the first episode of season two as we follow what’s up-and-coming in entertainment. Listen in as Simona, Elizabeth, Karina and Ayushi discuss school and social media during the COVID-19 pandemic from the perspective of high school students. With various grade levels and learning models, this episode offers some insight on how life in high school has changed for students in the hybrid program and virtual learning model (IVA/Irvine Virtual Academy). In addition, the students examine the evolution of social media during the pandemic.

Season 2, Episode 1:

Recorded 10/24/20
0:37 – hybrid learning
10:45 – comparing reopening plans across nation and world
17:08 – body image in social media
23:16 – normalization of displaying pronouns
25:45 – change in purpose of social media

Column: Breaking down the uses of lambda

Column: Breaking down the uses of lambda

What is lambda? You may know that it’s the eleventh letter in the Greek alphabet. Perhaps you recall from Physics that it’s the symbol used to represent wavelength in calculations, or you might have heard about it from other places. In C++, a lambda is an expression...