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Colt Chronicle

The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

The new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 graphics card. Image from DonanimHaber.

Powerful but Pricey: NVIDIA’s RTX 40 Series

Will Cappello, Opinion Editor February 6, 2023

Over the past couple of decades, computer technology has advanced a staggering amount. Though the 1080p resolution was introduced only in 2007, TVs have already advanced to support 8K resolutions and playing video games on 4K...

A photo of the new iPhone 14, which released Sep. 17

The New iPhone 14; Is It Worth the Upgrade?

Alexandra Haines, Staff Reporter October 12, 2022

 The release of the new iPhone 14 by Apple on Friday, September 16th (MacRumors 2022) tested this question; is this purchase worth it, or is it just a fancy new title for the same technology? Let’s find out.  We will start...

Artemis vs. Apollo

Artemis vs. Apollo

Julia Driscoll, Staff Reporter October 10, 2022

It has been half a century since humans have visited the moon, collected samples, and left their footprints. The first moon landing missions, named after the Greek God of the Sun, Apollo missions, inspired not just Americans but...

Image of the JWST mirror before being launched into space.

Webb Telescope Provides First Images of Cosmos

Aarushi Kumar, Staff Reporter September 2, 2022

Millions of stars blaze into existence all across the universe, light years away from our planet. The far reaches of the galaxy have remained inaccessible to our eyes and instruments. Until Tuesday July 12, the James Webb Space...

Will climate change be affecting the typical spring weather this year?

Will climate change be affecting the typical spring weather this year?

Sophia Angermund, Staff Reporter March 30, 2022

What Exactly is Climate Change? Climate change is the long-term change in the typical weather patterns throughout the Earth’s climate. The greenhouse gasses that get put out, trapped in the atmosphere, create a blanket around...

Picture of Vex robots taken in room 107 where TSA club is held

The Tipping Point

Aarushi Kumar, Staff Reporter/Writer January 23, 2022

The VEX Tipping Point competition requires a team of participants to move their robots to complete specific tasks. The competition takes place in New Jersey, then gradually moves up to states and then a world championship with...

NASA Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital rocket launch

The Future of Space Travel – Traversing the Final Frontier

Nathan Shurts December 3, 2021

Whether it's the USS Enterprise in Star Trek, a Tie Fighter from Star Wars, or a Quinjet from the Marvel movies, we are all familiar with spaceships and their ability to make short work of a multi-lightyear trip using hyperdrive...

Minority in the STEM field.

Groundbreaking Minorities

Zenobia Ahsanuddin, Staff writer February 24, 2021

In the past, people of color have been underrepresented, especially in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. However, the following individuals have broken down the barriers in the STEM community...

The consequences of online communities can be far-reaching— and potentially devastating. Photo by dole777 on Unsplash.

How are virtual communities affecting our society and those around us?

Daniel Yu, Staff Reporter February 10, 2021

Just weeks after ex-President Trump rallied an insurrection against Congress through Twitter, a community of Reddit users have taken the fight against authority to Wall Street— using the stock market against large hedge-funds...

A white Tesla sedan parked on the road.

Tesla Revamps Old Models

Alex Garcia, Local/World News Editor February 8, 2021

On January 27, Tesla announced that it would be revamping its Model S and Model X cars. These two vehicles will make up half of the Tesla model lineup, as well as the new technology and greater speed and distance capabilities...

As humanity continues into the future, electric cars are replacing gas cars, which is taking the markets by storm. 
Photo from Chuttersnap, from

Electric Cars: Is the Future Here?

Zenobia Ahsanuddin, Staff Reporter January 4, 2021

From mailing to emails or books to ebooks, the future is taking the world by storm as everything around us becomes more automated, responsive, and safer. Cars are no exception, as the rise of the electric car becomes more apparent.  The...

Above, the timeline shows the success of Phase 3, and what the next step is for the BNT126b2 vaccine. Graphic made by Zenobia Ahsanuddin.

Is the End Near?

Zenobia Ahsanuddin, Staff Reporter December 1, 2020

What was once supposed to be a short and temporary lockdown has now stretched on for eight long months. When will it all end? Recently, the news has announced that a vaccine is almost ready to be dispensed. It usually takes...

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