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There’s No More Space for Trash

There’s No More Space for Trash

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

April 15, 2019


Filed under Science & Technology

What do outer space and the world’s oceans have in common? They’re riddled with trash. With the ever increasing awareness of environmental issues, one critical location is being overlooked: space. According to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), more than 500,000 pieces of debris...

Second and Third Man Cured of HIV

Second and Third Man Cured of HIV

Sophia DeDonatis, Reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Science & Technology

Almost exactly twelve years after the first man was cured of, or in long-term remission from, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus(HIV), another man has been revealed to be likely cured of the disease. The first man to be “cured” of HIV was Timothy Ray Brown, otherwise identified as the “Berlin pa...

Saturn’s Rings Are Vanishing

Abbey Rogers and Abbey Massage

January 29, 2019


Filed under Science & Technology

A NASA study shows Saturn’s rings are disappearing at an alarming rate. Ice from the rings is being pulled into the magnetic field and over time will fall into the planet. This phenomenon, called ring rain, will cause Saturn’s rings to vanish. Saturn’s rings are not solid structures, but are ma...

Sleep Paralysis Is Frightening But Not Dangerous

Abbey Massage and Abbey Rogers

December 19, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Sleep paralysis may seem frightening, but there is no real danger from it. Sleep paralysis is a temporary inability to move or speak while falling asleep or upon waking. During an episode, a person is fully aware of what is happening and an episode can last from seconds to minutes. Sleep paralysis i...

Tips And Tricks For Preventing The Flu This Holiday Season

Tips And Tricks For Preventing The Flu This Holiday Season

Emily Massage and Keela Delves

December 10, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

The winter is right around the corner and everyone is getting excited for the holidays. Although it is the time of year most known for joy and happiness, it is also flu season. Many students fall victim to the vicious virus, causing them to miss school, work, and extracurricular activities. Here ar...

Fasting Has Benefits, but Dangers Abound

Abbey Massage, Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

A lot of people considered dieting, but is fasting the right way to go? Intermittent Fasting (IF) is an eating pattern where you cycle between periods of eating and fasting. Studies have shown that fasting has health benefits for those who are overweight or want to lose weight, but there are risk fa...

Summer Solstice: Celebrate longest day of 2018

Summer Solstice: Celebrate longest day of 2018

Anna Levin, Reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

The start of summer means longer days, shorter nights, and hotter weather for the Northern Hemisphere, and the season itself begins with the longest day of the year: the summer solstice. Every year, the day of the solstice changes, usually falling somewhere between June 20 and June 22 for countries in...

Three great places for summer stargazing

Three great places for summer stargazing

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

June 10, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Stargazing is a popular summer pastime, and depending on your travel budget, you can see some breathtaking views. These are among some of the best places in Pennsylvania, best places in the country, and best places in the world for stargazing.     Cherry Springs State Park, Pennsylvania L...

Deep underground, Yellowstone supervolcano lays dormant

Deep underground, Yellowstone supervolcano lays dormant

Alex Elchev, Section Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

Hawaii’s recent volcanic activity is a reminder volcanoes are extremely dangerous, and can strike at any time. On May 4, 2018, CBS News reported lava spewed out of Hawaii’s Mount Kilauea for the first time in over 30 years. The lava poured through roads and homes, displacing hundreds of fami...

Review: ‘X’ best iPhone yet

Review: ‘X’ best iPhone yet

Alex Elchev, Section Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

The tenth anniversary of the iPhone is by far the most innovative iPhone ever made, and it’s worth the price. With the iPhone X, Apple is returning to the innovation that made them famous. The tenth anniversary of the iPhone delivers with the most imaginative design and hardware yet, and the it...

Editorial: Bitcoin is not worth the hype

Editorial: Bitcoin is not worth the hype

Alex Elchev, Section Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology, Uncategorized

Bitcoin is just too dangerous to be useful. According to CoinDesk, Bitcoin hit its highest price ever on December 17, 2017, briefly selling for over $20,000. Since then, the price has significantly dropped off by as much 67% in early April. Experts and amateurs alike had high hopes for Bitcoin afte...

Trump, Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Linked in Data Security Scandal

Trump, Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Linked in Data Security Scandal

Alex Elchev, Science and Technology Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

The personal data of over 50 million Facebook users was mishandled in a massive political advertisement campaign. Facebook is by far the world’s most popular social media service, with 2.19 billion active users as of March 31, 2018. On March 17, 2018, the New York Times revealed how Cambridge Ana...

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