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Breakthrough in Global Climate Change: Obama’s Plan of Action

Thomas Howell, Op-Ed Editor

December 10, 2015

Filed under News, Science

Recently, a team of scientists led by Dr. Steven Palmer studied the flow of water from the ice sheets in Greenland as the glacier melted due to climate change factors. What they discovered was that the water flowed from the glacier...

A Dramatic Decrease in Smoking Rates

December 10, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed, Science

2015 has been a year of dire trends for the United States - obesity has been increasing dramatically due to poor diets, police brutality against African Americans has become more evident in news coverage and media, and an asto...

NASA’s New Astronauts

Amanda Ulick, Staff Writer

November 25, 2015

Filed under News, Science

Starting on December 14th, NASA will be letting applications for the next training session for the new round of astronauts. The new generation of astronauts will begin work in 2017 with a 47-astronaut strong team. The applicants...

Why the Cuban Lung Cancer Vaccine is Stuck in Cuba

Thomas Howell, Op-Ed Editor

October 23, 2015

Filed under Science

Cuba is notorious for producing cigars and has the second largest area of tobacco plants in the world. It is then no surprise that lung cancer is fourth leading cause of death in Cuba, claiming the lives of thousands of people...

Apple Pencil: Crucial or Causeless?

Thomas Howell, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015

Filed under Science

On September 9th, 2015, Apple® announced the Apple Pencil™, a stylus introduced for the iPad Pro costing just under $100 that will be made available for purchase in November of 2015. The Apple Pencil is sensitive to angle a...

Drug Price Exponentially Increases from $13.50 to $750

Andrew Kim, Staff Writer

September 27, 2015

Filed under Science

Hospitals and pharmacies are having riots due to the price inflation of a 62 year-old drug, Daraprim, that is used in HIV, cancer, and parasitic infection treatment. This ancient drug, also known as phyrimethamine, is used...

Thrown for a Loop

Thrown for a Loop

May 16, 2015

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