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 […]

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New Nintendo Switch Lite provides mobile gaming option

After much anticipation, Nintendo finally released the plans for the newest addition to its brand of well-known gaming systems: the Nintendo Switch Lite. This new form of a handheld Nintendo Switch is designed to give users an extremely portable option for the games they know and love.  According to Nintendo’s website, “The Nintendo Switch Lite […]

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High use of technology can cause harmful mental states

In today’s day and age, smartphones have become tools on which many people rely. From being alarm clocks to bankers or personal assistants, “Siri,” smartphones are continuously used for more than just communication. As Apple begins to show users how much time they have spent on his or her phone a day on its “Screen […]

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Mental illness directly linked to technology

Today, one in five American adults su er from mental illness. As mental illnesses affect an increasing number of people, a correlation has been found between the use of technology and the presence of mental illnesses in society. However, some technology can improve mental health through online apps that offer counseling services. Charissa Novasel, freshman […]