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Technology Addiction

Technology Addiction

Anna Levin, Reporter

March 29, 2017


Filed under Science & Technology

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


Filed under Science & Technology

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


Filed under Science & Technology

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


Filed under Science & Technology

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


Filed under Science & Technology

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


Filed under Science & Technology

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


Filed under Science & Technology

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


Filed under Science & Technology

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 ...

Internet of Things

Anna Levin, Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under Science & Technology

Internet of Things Explained Each day, more and more everyday items are changing and connecting to the internet, creating what is called the Internet of Things. In a basic sense, anything that connects to the internet makes up the IoT. Instead of having a whole bunch of random devices, the IoT...

The Bee Crisis

Camille Heck, Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under Science & Technology

What many see as a simple summertime nuisance is actually an incredibly important creature: the bee. However, people soon may not know bees as anything. Bee populations are falling fast, and scientists are concerned about the effects the loss of bees could have on both the environment and the ec...

What’s The Next Big Step in Technology?

What’s The Next Big Step in Technology?

Alex Elchev, Reporter

January 23, 2017


Filed under Science & Technology

As companies continue to make innovations in their fields, what’s the next revolutionary improvement? When Apple released their first personal computer (PC) in 1977, it began the commercial use of computers, an industry worth billions today. Since then, much smaller inventions have been hailed as...

Global Warming

Global Warming

Anna Levin, Reporter

January 4, 2017


Filed under Science & Technology

Global Warming is one of the most highly debated phenomenons of the natural world. After the first claim in 1896, many scientists have studied how the emission of greenhouse gases affect the atmosphere. Though many have heard of it, there is a widespread confusion around the idea of global warming. Over the p...

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