Author Archive | Aaron Goren

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Human Decency Social Experiment

On March 24, 2015 we conducted a social experiment. The goal of the experiment was to see if people would stop to help a person who was visibly upset or depressed. Our group set up the experiment in the Atrium at Thornton Academy near the end of the school day. The end result of the […]

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The Booth. What are Your Dreams?

    On December 17th, The Booth (an old school telephone booth equipped with a voice activated microphone and recording system) visited our atrium. Carpe Diem Staff asked students to enter and talk about their dreams for the future. Many found it hard to speak their wishes aloud, yet, hundreds of students had the guts […]

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iPads Hit Classrooms, A New Meaning to Bringing an Apple to Class

CARPE DIEM VALUES YOUR OPINION! There’s something different at Thornton Academy this year.  It’s not the cafeteria food, it’s not the building itself, although there were some renovations this summer.  It’s the fact that wherever you look, students will be staring down at brand new  Apple iPads in their classes. In Latin class, for example, […]

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