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Fear factor: how horror attractions make you afraid

Fear factor: how horror attractions make you afraid

Kieri Karpa, Layout Manager

October 31, 2017

Popular horror attractions might not be as scary as they seem. As Halloween draws near, many people go to horror attractions. This spooky form of entertainment uses science to induce fear by triggering the human fight or flight reflex through sight, sound, and smell. Visually, fear stems fr...

Family Members of Terrorists: What Should We Do?

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally Friday, March 11, 2016, in St. Louis (AP Photo/Seth Perlman).

April 17, 2016

By: Abby Shapiro Imagine the scenario: you’re at a wedding reception with your family and friends. Your older brother is a substance abuser, and your family has been attempting to get him into recovery. While at the reception, you hear a loud buzzing sound. Low and behold, a United States unmanned...

Government Hacks Into San Bernardino iPhone

Demonstrators Peter Brockmann, of Northborough, Mass., center, and Chris Gladney, of Boston, right, display iPads with messages on their screens outside an Apple store, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in Boston. Demonstrators are expected to gather in a number of cities Tuesday to protest the FBI obtaining a court order that requires Apple to make it easier to unlock an encrypted iPhone used by a gunman in December's mass murders in San Bernardino, Calif.. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

April 15, 2016

By: Abby Shapiro After all the chaos and gunfire, one locked iPhone stymied the FBI's investigation. On December 2, 2015, two shooters appeared in San Bernardino, California and opened fire. They were armed with .223 caliber assault rifles and semiautomatic handguns and killed 14 people and w...

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