Google Lens: A Look into the Future

By SHREYA CHOWDHARY May 31, 2017 “Google Lens uses Google’s computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) technology to transform your smartphone camera into a search engine and powerful tool.” Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it…

Can Bill Nye Actually Save The World?

By YANNISE JEAN May 27, 2017 “Bill Nye is very passionate about what he chooses to discuss on the show which can come off the wrong way to his viewers.” Every millennial remembers those times in science class, where your…

Five Mind Blowing Technology You Haven’t Heard Of!

By NIDA ALI May 16, 2017 Technology is ever present and ever changing, it is the child of innovation and makes the world go round. In this day and age, technology has become a necessary part of everyone’s lives. Naturally,…

How Star Wars Changed The World

By MAVERICK LIN May 11, 2017 “The impact of Star Wars is staggering. Its reach is not limited solely to pop culture or the film industry. It has even been felt in politics, science, and technology. Even religion.”   Film…

Are Protests Actually Useful?

By JENNIFER HU May 10, 2017 “There is nothing more eloquent to a member of Congress than the voice of their constituent.” A march is a prayer to the world. Sometimes it is heard, and answered. The public is swayed…

13 Reasons Why: Can Media Help Form The Conversation Around Teen Mental Health?

By YANNISE JEAN May 9, 2017 “There is no doubt that the issues discussed can in fact be triggering for some, but in order to help those in need, there must be less stigma within the media.” Netflix broke records…

Arrival: An Alien Film on Human Nature

By MEHER MASALAWALA April 26, 2017 “Arrival is a measured film that takes its time to unfold but manages to compel the audience into contemplating the connection between time and our seemingly linear lives.” For a movie about aliens, you…

Diversity and Acceptance: The True Driver of Economic Growth

By MICHAEL ZINNN April 21, 2017 “When we reject ideas, and people, we also reject their potential to change our lives, to innovate and to move world forward.” Over the past year, there have been many opinions on what’s wrong…

Hold Up, Cancer, We Need a Cure for Illegal Immigration!

By: SADAF AYAZ April 4th, 2017 “Over the past week, there has been a ruckus of discussion in the science world over Trump’s intention to cut almost 17.8% (nearly $5.8 billion) from the NIH budget. “ In the US, one…

Hidden Figures Sheds Light on the Hidden Truths of Today

By MEHER MASALAWALA April 4, 2017 “The much talked about film, Hidden Figures was about the African American women who worked for NASA and helped us get a man into space during the Space War with Russia.” Its difficult to…

Can clouds buy us more time to solve climate change? | Kate Marvel

“Climate change is real, case closed. But there’s still a lot we don’t understand about it, and the more we know the better chance we have to slow it down. One still-unknown factor: How might clouds play a part? There’s…

Techies Gather in San Fransisco for an Abortion Access Hackathon

By KRYSIA OLSZEWSKA March 12, 2017 “From March 3rd-5th, over 200 people from across the nation met at an Abortion Access Hackathon, hosted at GitHub headquarters in San Fransisco, to create technological solutions towards the ever-growing problem of abortion accessibility,…

Facebook Making Waves in Suicide Prevention

BY MEHER MASALAWALA March 9, 2017 “Facebook’s suicide prevention tools are in partnership with organizations like the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Crisis Text Line.” Every 40 seconds death by suicide occurs worldwide, and many suicide attempts are also made.…

There’s No Planet B: Why Millennials Should Stand by Standing Rock

By SHREYA CHOWDHARY December 13, 2016 ” DAPL is special for its location and the people who might be affected by it. It crosses the Missouri River, less than one mile upstream from the reservation of the Standing Rock Sioux…