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Japanese Robotics Company Approved to Sell Cybernetics in U.S.

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Columnist

February 2, 2018

Cyborgs. Once seen as a possible future for humanity, these so-called “cybernetic organisms” have now become reality, rather than a storyteller’s fiction. This January, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Japanese company Cyberdyne to begin exporting their newest creation...

The (Monster Hunter) World is at Your Fingertips

The (Monster Hunter) World is at Your Fingertips

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

February 2, 2018

On Jan. 26, 2018, the world was introduced to “Monster Hunter: World,” an open-world, action role-playing game for the PS4 and Xbox One. “Monster Hunter: World” is the newest entry to the “Monster Hunter” series, which is known for its strange characters and creatures. Since 2005, the comp...

Violence Linked to Video Games?

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

January 31, 2018

According to Polygon, over 155 million Americans regularly play video games. That just shows how video games have become a staple of life in America as well as many other countries. Especially with more advanced video games being released, more people are drawn to them, but there is major controversy surroun...

Separating Myth From Reality

Max Larsen, Columnist

January 27, 2018

The world is not always what it seems. People of all ages are constantly exposed to so-called “facts” that lead you to believe something that can turn out to be completely false. Octopus Ink It is said that octopus ink is used mainly to escape predators, or to stall a predator enough for the...

Amazon Go Is a Go

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

January 27, 2018

Imagine an entrance with glass doors and high-tech gates as you walk in. A store filled with goods on every corner. Throughout the store lay hidden advanced technology, cameras, and sensors, all creating a futuristic experience. Picture people, overflowing amounts, yet no cash registers or checkout l...

Just How Great Could a Thermometer Be?

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

January 20, 2018

Everyone gets sick once in a while and it’s always a terrible time. As of 2014, however, there is a way to help you get better--besides taking medication. The Kinsa thermometer is one of the most advanced thermometers. Kinsa offers two different models: the Smart Stick,” and the “Smart Ear.” There ...

Feeling Fireworks

Evelyn Streit, Columnist

December 18, 2017

The New Year is just around the corner and with this celebration comes many elaborate firework displays. Unfortunately, for some visually impaired people out there hoping to celebrate with friends and family, it is very hard to understand and personally witness this experience. As it turns out, Disney researc...

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

December 13, 2017

Your future internet experience now rests in the hands of the Federal Communications Commission, which is expected to vote on Thursday to end rules requiring internet service providers to treat all traffic as equal. The end of net neutrality rules will mark a huge victory for the monopolistic internet s...

Is Amazon Key the Key to Stopping Package Thieves?

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

December 8, 2017

Just last year, over 11 million homeowners in the United States had their packages stolen, according to Business Wire. That’s more than half the population of Arizona. It’s also gift-giving season, which is the perfect time of year for robbers to steal your packages. There is a proposed solution, however,...

Net Neutrality Now at Risk Of Removal

Griffin Sonneman-Creed, Columnist

December 1, 2017

As December closes in, one final monumental decision has risen out of the ashes of 2017. On Dec. 14, the five members of the United States’ FCC (Federal Communications Commision) will be voting on the issue of net neutrality - whether to keep it, or to repeal it once and for all. Net Neutrality ...

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