Blue & Gold reporter Julian Lee argues both for and against the social value of Snapstreaks.

Julian vs. Julian: Snapstreaks

Since its introduction, the Snapstreak has become an integral part of TAS students’ lives. For those who send mass Snaps to maintain their streaks as part of their daily morning routine, the loss of...
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YA spinoffs: more quantity than quality

Percy Jackson. The Hunger Games. Harry Potter. Divergent. For the past ten years, these prominent young adult series have captivated the minds and hearts of youths across the world. But lately, an alarming...
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Bitcoin: worth more than just a bit

In the early hours of January 2, 2017, the value of the digital currency known as Bitcoin passed the 1,000 USD mark for the first time in over three years. This makes it more than 250 times more expensive than...
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‘Tis the season to get fit

In a vibrant, modern city like Taipei, there is always an endless array of intriguing activities open to the public. Running events have recently become a hot trend, featuring fun, social media-friendly themes...
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Support Staff: TAS’s Unsung Heroes

Our TAS support staff, such as the guards and janitors, have a special perspective on the blend of Eastern and Western cultures that is TAS. Although they spend their working day in the TAS bubble and watch us...
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The good, the bad, and the painful

Almost a year ago to this day, TAS’s Leon Y. (Class of 2016) won the 5km race at IASAS Cross Country by an astonishing seventeen seconds. Leon has since flown off to college, as have other accomplished TAS...