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MLB The Show 17 set to succeed

MLB The Show 17 set to succeed

Ryan Shepard, Editorial Cartoonist Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Technology & Gaming

“The runner is caught sliding into second trying to steal the base,” Harold Reynolds announced for MLB The Show 17 says. MLB The Show 17 is a game that many have been waiting a while for and is set to release March 29 with Ken Griffey Jr. set to be on the cover for the United States edition. Ther...

Students find more efficient ways to shop

Students find more efficient ways to shop

Tiana Meador, Online Editor
February 9, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

  As iPhones and other smartphones pop into the hands of almost every American, industries are becoming more and more creative with how they plug new temptations for buyers. Businesses over the years have gradually moved to online representations, but more recently, markets have seen a spike...

Photoshop takes away the truthfulness of a photo

Lauren Feldkamp, Online Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under Activities, Lifestyle, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

With selfies rising in popularity this past year so has the extent people take for them. People will do anything to get the right picture, which urges some to go for the editing route. Transforming an image at a click of a button through an app that ranges from full facial reconstruction to ligh...

Groupon app helps consumers save big

Caroline Allessi, Social Media Managing Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

With the holidays coming to a close, many people have accumulated small "holiday debts" from purchasing gifts for friends and family. However, for some people, overspending might not have been as much of an issue due to the Groupon app. Groupon is a couponing website as well as an app which is very helpful in savi...

Snapchat rising above old-school text messaging

Tiana Meador, Online Editor
December 24, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Read & Watch, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

As social media continues to pervade every element of day-to-day life, 'older' ways of communicating seem to lose popularity among the current generation. This allows for more exploration of newer interfaces, which seem to be constantly updating how people share their life with the world. One...

Out with the old iPhone in with the new LG V10

Out with the old iPhone in with the new LG V10

Joslyn Reiche, Fashion Blog Editor
December 6, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

http://www.androidcentral.com/lg-officially-unveils-v10-second-screen-and-dual-front-facing-cameras LG released their LG V10 on Nov. 6. They have a daring catchphrase of being the 'unbreakable android.' This name was given because of their many commercials showing it being dropped on a surface where any other phone woul...

Microsoft Surface Book surges into market

Microsoft Surface Book surges into market

Noah Linder, Podcast Editor
December 6, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Local Arts, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

People rely on laptops and tablets everyday.  They are used to take notes, send emails, communicate and stay connected. Companies are forever trying to produce a tablet than can replace  laptops and a laptop that can replace tablets. Microsoft has continued to create cutting-edge tablets that c...

New and popular iPhone cases

New and popular iPhone cases

Laura Ilkka, Photographer
October 28, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

It is the most popular phone on the market around the world, an iPhone. The vast majority of students own an iPhone, but if someone is going to splurge on a fancy expensive phone, they will need a case to protect it. Many people only wear a case for looks, others for protection. One case tha...

Selfie stick zooms into popularity

Selfie stick zooms into popularity

Sam Begin, Print Editor-in-Chief
October 26, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

The selfie stick. Love it or hate it, it has arrived and is making inroads as a popular tool among students. Whether seen at a storefront, on social media, or at a sporting event, the selfie-stick is a contentious product sweeping the student body. The selfie stick is an extension snapped on ...

Another iPhone is here

Another iPhone is here

Chris Gilleo, Photographer
October 26, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

"Which do I like more?,"  Sophomore Catherine Clements laughed heavily.  "Android.  No, I'm totally kidding. Apple." Clements had found the idea of preferring the newest Android to the new iPhone preposterous. As of Sept. 25 the iPhone 6s and its larger twin 6s Plus went on sale worldwide.  Bein...

Apple Watch, most personal Apple product

Apple Watch, most personal Apple product

Madi Shonecker, Social Media Editor
April 13, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Technology & Gaming

The Apple Watch is highly anticipated by the masses.  It was first announced on Sept. 9 of last year, but the set date of the release of the watch is April 24 of this year.  Apple has promised that the watch will have thousands of apps including many Apple-made apps.  There is one that allows...

“WhatsApp” brings co-founder from rags to riches

Jeff Wallace
April 1, 2014
Filed under Health and Science, Technology & Gaming

It is not that often that creating an app will bring someone from rags to riches. However, the co-founder of WhatsApp, Jan Koum, did just that. As a boy, Koum grew up in Ukraine and eventually immigrated to the United States where he and his mother settled in San Francisco, California. He grew up po...

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