Should Machines Replace Doctors?

By Bruno Merisier Have you ever had an issue with your doctor? Was he or she incompetent or negligent according to your needs? Some people do feel this way with their own healthcare provider. According to mHealth Competence Centre, nearly 50,000 to about 100,000 deaths occur in the US due to physician negligence. However, nowadays… Continue reading Should Machines Replace Doctors?

Game Review: DRAGON AGE INQUISITION

Game Review: Dragon Age™: Inquisition By Adriana DiBenedetto I would like to take this chance to talk about a videogame that I spent an unspeakable amount of time playing this summer. After continuously debating over whether or not to get Dragon Age: Inquisition (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uO2h4qUNJ60) for so long, I finally caved, and it was worth every… Continue reading Game Review: DRAGON AGE INQUISITION

Tit for Tat: The Real Problem With YouTube’s Comment System

By DANIELA CARDINALE Everyone who uses the Internet on a daily basis, most likely, visits or uses YouTube as well. It’s a site, popularly known for its viral videos, YouTube stars, and, its comments system. Since YouTube redesigned its website format, along with the format of the comments system, it’s become what some would consider… Continue reading Tit for Tat: The Real Problem With YouTube’s Comment System

New Research Simulates Feeling Texture in Prosthetic Arms

By BRUNO MERISIER How much do you value your body? You live every day without thinking about most of it. But what if something happened to it? Unfortunately, some people experience the pain of losing important parts of their bodies. Sometimes a person can lose an entire arm. Now I’m not sure about you, but… Continue reading New Research Simulates Feeling Texture in Prosthetic Arms

WhatsApp Scandal

By BRUNO MERISIER Last year, Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerburg purchased a social networking app called WhatsApp for a grand total of $19 billion. Was it worth it? Well, within its first month WhatsApp collected 450 million active users. It recorded 500 million pictures sent back and forth between users per day. The app also has a… Continue reading WhatsApp Scandal

Is Textbook Pricing Too High?

By BRUNO MERISIER How much do you pay for your textbooks? Do you pay $100, $200, or more? If you have 4 or 5 classes, then you could be paying close to one thousand dollars. And if you don’t work during the summer or winter break, then those prices will seem absurd. For most students,… Continue reading Is Textbook Pricing Too High?

How to Gain a Competitive Edge when Applying for Medical School

By ADELYN TOMLINSON In 2012, about 45,000 people applied to a medical school in the United States. Of the approximate 45,000 applicants, only 19,500 people were matriculated into a program. The competitive nature of medical school admissions should come as no surprise to applicants, which is why so many pre-med undergraduate students spend their Saturday nights locked away… Continue reading How to Gain a Competitive Edge when Applying for Medical School