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Harry Yang

Harry Yang, Science & Tech Writer

Harry Yang (9) is an opinion writer for The perennial. This is his first year on staff. He is writing about topics and opinions that he feels should be displayed to the world. He enjoys playing soccer, and piano. He loves connecting with other people in the Pinewood community.

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Botball Club Takes on Competition

Botball Club Takes on Competition

Harry Yang, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

Imagine a future where robots are a common sight, efficiently delivering food, packages, and messages. This future is not far away, and it's the main objective of Botball, a nationwide competition that...

Pinewood Football Takes on Ballet

Pinewood Football Takes on Ballet

Harry Yang, Staff Writer March 27, 2024

   Although ballet and football seem like two completely different activities, they may be more similar than you think. Football requires balance and coordination, from trying to keep your toes inbound...

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Future of VR: Apple Vision Pro

Harry Yang, Staff Writer March 11, 2024

   Imagine being able to tune into class whenever you want with just a swipe of your fingers. With Apple’s new Vision Pro, you can have the ability to transition from your bedroom to a completely...

Pinewood Football Gets New Helmets

Pinewood Football Gets New Helmets

Harry Yang, Science & Tech Writer February 4, 2024

   The Riddell Speedflex helmet is being retired after many years with the Pinewood football program, and a new and more advanced helmet is taking its place: the Axiom Helmet. This new helmet, Riddell’s...

What is the Future of Self Driving Cars?

Harry Yang, Science & Tech Writer November 15, 2023

From the invention of the Model T to the futuristic cyber truck, autonomous vehicles have been described as one of the stepping stones to the far future in works of literature. However, self-driving cars...

The Future of AI and Learning at Pinewood

The Future of AI and Learning at Pinewood

Ryan Chou and Harry Yang October 17, 2023

   With the development of new artificial intelligence tools that claim to make learning easier, the line that separates academic integrity and cheating is blurring rapidly. To adapt to the current environment...

There Shouldn’t Be a World Champion for Chess

Harry Yang, Opinion Writer May 3, 2023

In Astana, Kazakhstan, the 2023 World Chess Championship is being held. A grueling twenty-one-day marathon of chess with only your opponent and the bright flashes of reporters’ cameras in the room where...

Students Now Allowed to Overthrow Teachers in Class

Harry Yang, Opinion Writer March 30, 2023

Pinewood has implemented a few rules to increase happiness on campus. One rule designates days in which students are assigned the role of teaching. I believe that this new rule is beneficial to students...

The Purpose of NATO Has Shifted

Harry Yang, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

As devastation rains upon the fields of Ukraine, strategists from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization meet in Brussels and discuss the escalating crisis in Ukraine. They hold a summit about the humanitarian...

Chat GPT: Risk or Resource?

Harry Yang, Opinion Writer February 2, 2023

For a prototype that was only launched at the end of last year, Chat GPT has received an outstanding and surprising amount of attention. This artificial intelligence was developed by OpenAI and has taken...

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China’s Decline

Harry Yang, Opinion Writer November 9, 2022

“Long united must divide, Long divided must unite.”  This quote echoes throughout Chinese history and describes the many civil wars and reunifications that the country has undergone. The latest...

Queen Elizabeth II’s Legacy

Queen Elizabeth II’s Legacy

Harry Yang, Opinion Writer October 4, 2022

In the past, monarchs were the elite of the elite; they were the most powerful people in the world due to the resources and manpower at hand. However, in recent centuries, many monarchs have lost power...

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