In commentaries sent to the Star Tribune’s opinion editors, students of Benilde-St. Margaret’s School explore the world they live in, particularly as it relates to technology.

• Nick Gionet writes that the older generation is both right and wrong that young people are spoiled and obsessed with gadgets — but that, mostly, it’s just too soon to judge.

• Mason Deterding writes that the online jungle is a more dangerous place than adults realize, especially for younger kids.

• Allison O’Neil writes that “dating” is a quaint and fading thing of the past — today it’s all hanging-out and hooking-up, and personal dignity is at risk.