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The 2022 Duolingo mobile app.

Duolingo: Perfecting a Language Is Now Easier Than Ever

Keila Rodriguez April 7, 2022

Duolingo is one underrated language learning app. Besides the fact that it is completely free, it only takes a few minutes a day to hone your skills. Duolingo makes AP level work effortless, fun, and frankly,...

Best Streaming Services with Student Discounts and Black History Month Features

Best Streaming Services with Student Discounts and Black History Month Features

Keila Rodriguez February 23, 2022

  As spring break creeps up on the agenda and students push through the semester, students deserve a much needed getaway, even if it's a virtual one. Various media production companies are delivering...

The five benefits of cryptocurrency`

The five benefits of cryptocurrency`

Bema Kalys kyzy, Student Writer December 11, 2021

Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, blockchain…You likely have heard these terms, especially in 2021. Bitcoin hit its highest value at $58,332 on February 21 and mainstream companies, like Tesla, MicroStrategy,...

Jack Dorsey is leaving Twitter

Jack Dorsey is leaving Twitter

Bema Kalys kyzy, Student Writer December 8, 2021

Twitter CTO Parag Agrawal took over the company by unanimous board decision after Jack Dorsey stepped down as CEO. This is stated in a Twitter press release. “I've decided to leave Twitter because...

NASA Has Launched a Spacecraft to Test Planetary Defense Efforts

NASA Has Launched a Spacecraft to Test Planetary Defense Efforts

The spacecraft will slam head-on into an asteroid to slightly knock it off course.
Josue Perez, Student Writer December 8, 2021

A concept that sounds like a movie plot has become a reality. “A lot of times when I tell people that NASA is actually doing this mission, they kind of don’t believe it at first, maybe because it has...

Some Electronics Will Be Hard to Get This Black Friday

Some Electronics Will Be Hard to Get This Black Friday

The ongoing chip shortage and troubled supplied chain will make some electronics hard to come by this Black Friday.
Josue Perez, Student Writer November 24, 2021

This year’s Black Friday will be different in some ways. Due to an ongoing chip shortage and a troubled supplied chain some electronic items might not be available, will be hard to find, and will have...

How The Chip Shortage Is Affecting Manufactures and Their Vehicles

How The Chip Shortage Is Affecting Manufactures and Their Vehicles

Due to the ongoing chip shortage, car makers will temporarily remove certain features on some of their vehicles.
Josue Perez, Student Writer November 17, 2021

Some vehicle manufactures are temporarily reversing features in their vehicles to continue supplying products to dealers and consumers. Effects of the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage have also slowed...

RealResponse Has Announced a Deal with The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency

RealResponse Has Announced a Deal with The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency

A new deal with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency will keep whistleblowers safe when they report cases of drug use and drug abuse in the world of sports.
Josue Perez, Student Writer October 20, 2021

RealResponse is a platform that allows athletes to send and initiate anonymous complaints by sending a text message in real-time. David Chadwick was a basketball player from Rice University who came up...

Google Confronts Climate Change Misinformation

Google Confronts Climate Change Misinformation

Google has updated their ads and monetization policy when it comes to content related to climate change.
Josue Perez, Student Writer October 13, 2021

Last Thursday Google announced they were updating their ad and monetization policy in an effort to try to combat climate change misinformation. The new policy comes after advertisers expressed concerns...

Pushing Facebook to Abandon Instagram for Kids

Pushing Facebook to Abandon Instagram for Kids

Lawmakers are once again pushing Facebook to abandon the development of a new version of Instagram that is meant to target children under thirteen.
Josue Perez, Student Writer September 22, 2021

The renewed demand to push Facebook into abandoning the development of Instagram for kids comes after The Wall Street Journal published an article earlier this month revealing Facebook’s in-depth research...

Consumers’ right to repair their own devices

Consumers’ right to repair their own devices

Brizeyda Monterroso April 20, 2021

Most companies will tell you that they make their products with the goal of satisfying customers’ needs but there has been growing conflict between companies and consumers when said product reaches the...

This GOES-16 GeoColor satellite image taken Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, and provided by NOAA, shows Tropical Storm Beta, center,  in the Gulf of Mexico.  A hurricane watch is in effect Saturday for coastal Texas as Tropical Storm Beta gains strength.  A storm surge watch and a tropical storm watch are also in effect for the area during an exceptionally busy Atlantic hurricane season.  (NOAA via AP)

How to keep your electricity on during hurricane season

Joel Valdes, Staff Writer September 21, 2020

HOUSTON- Although hurricane Laura missed the Houston area earlier this month, the tropical storm warnings that are currently active have made it clear that we are still in the middle of hurricane season....

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