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Virtual Reality, will it change the world?

Virtual Reality, will it change the world?

Cameron Williams, Staff Writer
January 23, 2017
Filed under Science & Technology

          Virtual Reality has been a dream of humanity, up until these last few years. VR technology is starting to take its place in marketing and even schools. But the biggest question is if the world will embrace the idea of VR or if the technology will shrivel up and die. Virtual Reality is...

The Feelings Behind Color

The Feelings Behind Color

Amanda Joyner, Staff Writer
January 23, 2017
Filed under Science & Technology

In our modern era, many people are using color for a variety of different reasons. This could range from trying to appeal to consumers when it comes to advertisement or even a new form of therapy, art therapy. It is scientifically proven that colors do actually have an emotional effect on people. De...

Pokemon So-Son and Mehn

Pokemon So-Son and Mehn

Trey Kelly, Staff Writer
January 13, 2017
Filed under Science & Technology

With the conclusion to 2016 comes a host of both New Year’s resolutions left incomplete and hopes for more than a sole snow day rising. Despite both of those remaining common topics of discussion, gamers view their previous trek around the sun as one of the most atrocious years in releases for virtual ...

What Else Did ‘Back to the Future’ Predict?

What Else Did ‘Back to the Future’ Predict?

Trey Kelly, Staff Writer
November 12, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Science & Technology

Chicago Cubs fans rejoiced last Wednesday as, after over a century of losses, the Cubs won the 2016 World Series against the Cleveland Indians. While baseball enthusiasts celebrated this occasion, the fanbase of Back to the Future was hard at work discovering what else the second movie in the series h...

Hurricane Matthew’s Roar

Hurricane Matthew’s Roar

Amanda Joyner, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Science & Technology, US & Global

On September 28, 2016, Hurricane Matthew formed to destruct land masses in the Caribbean and the Southeastern part of the United States. HAITI Thousands of houses had been destroyed and there was not food or drinking water prepared for the Matthew. At least 877 deaths occurred in Haiti due to the Hu...

Truth Behind the Five-Second-Rule

Lindsey Barron, Author
October 7, 2016
Filed under Science & Technology

Everybody has knows of the “five-seconds-rule.”  Most people are always dropping a piece of food on the floor and picking it right back up to eat it. We just blow it off and say,  “five- seconds- rule.” Admit it;  you’ve done this too. Well, now scientists have proven that dropping your...

No Man’s Lie

No Man’s Lie

Cameron Williams
August 22, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Science & Technology

       No Man’s Sky, a game the size of a universe. This scale of a game would go on to create a huge following. Now, this game is an okay game, but others may disagree entirely. The reason they would disagree is very understandable. But before I get into what others think, and what I think of this game, let...

Society is Not Pressuring Women Away from STEM

Society is Not Pressuring Women Away from STEM

Nicole Gentry, Staff Writer
April 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Science & Technology

There is a statistic floating around the internet that attempts to blame societal expectations for the lack of females in math and science careers. I wonder if the statistic is even legitimate, since I have read it in many articles and heard it in many Youtube videos, yet after twenty-five minutes of...

Four New Periodic Elements Discovered

Four New Periodic Elements Discovered

Emma Capitanelli, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Science & Technology

On December 30, 2015 the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry announced the completion of the seventh row of the periodic table due to the discovery of four new periodic elements. Elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 have officially been recognized and added to the periodic table. According to...

The Obesity Epidemic in America

The Obesity Epidemic in America

Melanie Emerson, Stafff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Community, Science & Technology, US & Global

All over the world, many people struggle with obesity, a condition that is associated with having an excess of body fat. While obesity has been an issue for as long as most can remember, currently, the rates of obesity are rising. According to the Global Status Report, worldwide obesity has doubled ...

Antique Infatuation

Antique Infatuation

Sarah Barkowski, Staff Writer
January 24, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Science & Technology

In today's day and age, our past is surging into the future. With hipsters and our young generation becoming more and more fascinated with the past and its technology and culture, we have teens and young adults listening to vinyls and going to music stores, embracing the boho style, and collecting Polaroids...

Reusable Rockets

Reusable Rockets

Vance Hudson, Staff Writer
January 15, 2016
Filed under Science & Technology

Flight. The ability to break one’s bindings to the Earth and move freely through the skies above has long fascinated mankind from the legendary attempts by Icarus to the supersonic flights of the Concorde. The idea of space travel especially piques the interest of our species and the development of...

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