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Students take First Place in 24 hour Hackathon

Students take First Place in 24 hour Hackathon

September 20, 2016

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By Rosemary Cook | Staff Writer On Sept. 9, 2016, four Saint Mary’s-affiliated students participated in the First Revel Hackathon organized by BeMyApp. Sanjay Shrestha… Read More ›

iPhone 7: It’s either no cords or buy even more cords

iPhone 7: It’s either no cords or buy even more cords

September 20, 2016

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By Kimberly Pascal | Sports Editor Every September, Apple creates a big buzz about their newest product release. This year, the main focus was on… Read More ›

Smart watches: the future of time-telling?

January 21, 2015

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by Josie Howatt | Copy Editor While Apple has yet to release their new smart watch (it is slated to be on shelves sometime in… Read More ›

Technology has its place, but books are still essential

January 13, 2015

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by Sofia Jeremias | Assistant News Editor Mankind has always been  hungry for development and change, for the sense that society is continually evolving into… Read More ›

Social media is making us anti-social

January 13, 2015

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by Josie Howatt | Copy Editor In this age of instant technological gratification, we are constantly surrounded by people, even if we are physically alone. … Read More ›

Net neutrality is crucial to keep the internet a public good

Net neutrality is crucial to keep the internet a public good

November 18, 2014

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by James Scolamieri | Copy Editor Last week, President Obama released a statement urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to create regulations that would protect content… Read More ›

Editorial: You had me at “Hello beautiful, come over”

Editorial: You had me at “Hello beautiful, come over”

October 14, 2014

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by Sara DeSantis | Editor-in-Chief Last Friday, I did something I thought I would never do: succumb to peer pressure. No, Mom, not the drug-related… Read More ›

“Watch” for a new Apple product

September 16, 2014

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by Oliver Reyes | Staff Writer The Apple Watch was announced at Apple’s highly anticipated media event last week, and though I wasn’t completely blown… Read More ›

Tips on living life screen-free: With finals coming up it’s time to ditch apps and Facebook

May 13, 2014

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by Callie Coker | Staff Writer With the end of the semester approaching, student stress-levels are reaching unhealthily high levels. A common way to de-stress… Read More ›

Technology is not simply an anti-social device for youth

May 13, 2014

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by Oliver Reyes | Staff Writer Gary Turk’s video “Look Up” went viral last week, and had a lot to say about technology’s negative impact… Read More ›

It’s easy with Keezy: Recording app mixes voices and sounds

May 6, 2014

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by Grant Selland | Contributing Writer Much of today’s popular music consists of samples and repeating musical beats and melodies. Combine that with the increasing prominence… Read More ›

Facebook buys Oculus virtual reality software, ensures future stability

Facebook buys Oculus virtual reality software, ensures future stability

April 8, 2014

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by Oliver Reyes | Staff Writer Facebook has acquired Oculus VR, a leader in virtual reality technology for $2 billion. Unsurprisingly, much of the gaming… Read More ›

Facebook’s investment in invasive facial recognition software causes concern

April 1, 2014

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by Callie Coker | Staff Writer Are you one of those people who are too lazy to tag people in your photos on Facebook so… Read More ›

Meet Cortana, Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s Siri

Meet Cortana, Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s Siri

March 11, 2014

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by Oliver Reyes | Staff Writer A video leak and screenshots obtained by The Verge revealed that there will be a new Windows Phone feature codenamed… Read More ›

Tesla and Apple pair-up could mean a perfect match

Tesla and Apple pair-up could mean a perfect match

February 25, 2014

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by Luis Hernandez | Staff Writer Although it has only remained a rumor for the last few years, Elon Musk, the mind behind Paypal, SpaceX,… Read More ›