Illustration by Luc Stringer | Banner | Students in a variety of majors use their computers and cell phones to accomplish their studies and works.

Technology enhances learning

At this point in American culture, one cannot seem to go a day without interacting with some form of technology. Whether it be a cellphone, a laptop or a projector in a classroom, students constantly find themselves in the presence of technology. According to the Pew Research Center in February 2019, 81 percent of Americans […]

Paper books take spotlight back from e-books

Opening a book versus opening a program. Flipping a page versus scrolling up and down. The differences between books and e-books are well-known, but reading paper books can benefit readers more than e-books. Cody Eves, sophomore industrial and systems engineering major,  said he noticed the link between memory and reading print books. “You can memorize […]

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Students use alternate ways to protect from cyber viruses

Using laptops for online banking, shopping, and other applications may be convenient but it also increases the threat of identity theft. Logan Petersen, freshman applied theology major, said he had a virus on his computer during school last year. “I was writing a report on my computer and all of a sudden it shut down,” […]

Laptops leading the way

Back-to-school season typically brings about one desire for most students: an upgrade in technology. Since technology is an ever-changing market, it is hard to find the best value and the best price. The most expensive item college students have to purchase is typically a laptop, but with new technological advances, tablets seem to be the […]

Next-Gen Television

Clicking the power button on a television remote takes users to a whole new world. With high-definition graphics, surround sound and clarity in a realistic screen, characters seem only an arm’s reach away. Picture quality once reserved for the IMAX experience or realistic effects seen in 3-D movies are now commonplace in many U.S. homes. Television, or […]