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Remembering the Space Race

Remembering the Space Race

Alex Elchev, Reporter

April 28, 2017

The United States may have landed a man on the moon nearly 50 years ago, but the space race has stayed interesting ever since. When the Soviet Union launched Sputnik into space on October 4th, 1957, they started one of the longest technological advancement races in human history. Until its epic conclusi...

The HIV Epidemic: What it is, Where it’s from, and Where it is Now

The HIV Epidemic: What it is, Where it’s from, and Where it is Now

Camille Heck, Reporter

April 20, 2017

Many people may have misconceptions regarding HIV, but the truth is complex and ever-changing. HIV is Human Immunodeficiency Virus, a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. More specifically, HIV targets white blood cells known as CD4 cells, which are the cells that alert your immune sy...

Is Cloud Storage Safe?

Is Cloud Storage Safe?

Anna Levin, Reporter

April 19, 2017

Thousands upon thousands of gigabytes of data are stored every day on the “Cloud.” Basically, the “Cloud” is a metaphor for the internet. It is a place for a person’s data to be stored. Cloud computing, however, is the actual method for data storage. It is the storing and accessing of da...

Working Out- How much time to put in

Working Out- How much time to put in

Elaina Joyner, Reporter

March 30, 2017

No pain. No gain. Working out plays a big part for the human body in many ways. Working out enhances one’s muscles and heart, among many other things. Many work out on a daily basis, but many people don't always know the correct amount of times to work out to get the best results. The am...

Technology Addiction

Technology Addiction

Anna Levin, Reporter

March 29, 2017

America’s addicted. The dependency on technology is more prevalent now more than ever. Addiction is typically characterized as the dependency on drugs or alcohol. However, addiction comes in many forms. Gambling, food, video games, work, exercise, even sugar are all things that can become a...

Exoplanet discovery excites science community

Exoplanet discovery excites science community

Camile Heck, Reporter

March 29, 2017

Scientists at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) made an earth shattering, or perhaps earth creating, discovery. The announcement, made by NASA Associate Admin Thomas Zurbuchen, revealed the discovery of seven new earth sized planets revolving around the star 2MASS J23062928...

The science of stress

The science of stress

Kieri Karpa, Layout Manager

March 29, 2017

Dealing with stress may be the hardest thing a person can do. Stress, defined by Merriam Webster as “physical, chemical, or emotional factors that cause bodily or mental tension”, can be found everywhere in life. Dealing with that stress in a positive way can be extremely difficult. Acco...

Samsung Galaxy S8 unveiling March 29th

Samsung Galaxy S8 unveiling March 29th

Joel Neuschwander, Section Editor

March 22, 2017

After the Galaxy Note 7 phone was recalled in September because of exploding batteries, Samsung looks to resurrect its image with the new Galaxy S8. On March 29th, Samsung will announce its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus phones in New York. The tech giant did not unveil its newest devices at the...

Is Apple Still the Best? (Opinion)

Is Apple Still the Best? (Opinion)

Alex Elchev, Reporter

March 22, 2017

With yearly improvements to their products unrivalled by their competition, has Samsung pulled ahead of Apple? Historically, Apple has dominated in the technology industry. Starting with the revolutionary Apple I computer, Apple has been in the lead in the game of innovation. Behind the visionary gu...

Scientists Working to Crack Code of Lucid Dreaming

Lydia Gould, Reporter

March 2, 2017

Most people won’t remember their dreams, but some are able to live in them. Lucid dreaming is the act of being aware that you are dreaming, and in many cases, it also means the ability to control your dreams. It is a phenomenon that seemingly many people know of, but not many people know how or wh...

How Close are We to Landing on Mars?

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

February 27, 2017

In 1942 the world launched its first object into space. In 1969 the first humans walked on the moon. How long until we set foot on Mars? A human has never stood on the Red Planet. In 1972 we accomplished the first soft landing by the unmanned probe “Mars 3”, launched by the Soviet Union. Scie...

Quantum Physics Simplified

Brooke Daniels, Reporter

February 27, 2017

What if every time someone set something down they actually lifted it up? What if every time someone jumped up they actually jumped down? What if every time someone spoke they actually said the opposite? The quantum theory explains this. Although it is hard to understand, it can be broken down to be ...

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