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Engineering class tours local plant

Camryn Anderson, Reporter

March 7, 2019

The engineering and design class toured the Xerox manufacturing facility last block day to learn more about robotics and manufacturing. After studying industrial engineering, statistics, batch processing, and lean manufacturing, the class got to see it in action at the Xerox plant, where the students...

Soyuz Launch to international Space Station Ends in Booster Failure

Dylan DelCol, Reporter

October 11, 2018

Thursday morning's crewed flight to the international space station ended in a rare failure of the Soyuz FG rocket which routinely carries supply and crew missions to the ISS. The launch appeared to be going well when, approximately two minutes into the flight, an unspecified error occurred while tran...

Historic hurricane season causes billions in damage

Dylan DelCol, Reporter

October 18, 2017

This year saw one of the costliest Atlantic hurricane seasons on record - both in dollars and lives - since accurate records of them were first kept in 1851. With a total of eight hurricanes – five of which are classified by the National Hurricane Center as “major hurricanes” (category three or...

Goodbye, Cassini

Dylan DelCol, Reporter

September 18, 2017

At 6:32 on Friday morning, Sept. 15, the Cassini exploratory satellite plunged into the Jovian planet Saturn, completing its fifth and final mission around the ringed planet in its 13-year survey of the planet, its picturesque rings, and its 62 moons. As we say our goodbyes to this little explorer...

Apple releases new mini tablet

Michael Emerson, Reporter

November 1, 2012

For months rumors have been flying around the internet whether Apple was creating a miniaturized version of the iPad, and those rumors turned out to be true on October 23 when Apple unveiled the new iPad mini. The new iPad mini has a 7.9 inch display, an A5 chip and comes in either black or white....

Teachers explore new technologies

Jake Burga, Contributor

October 2, 2012

New technologies have become a growing benefit, if not a complete necessity for teachers and students alike. Computers are more prevalent, not only to write up papers in classes like journalism where the news can take on more forms than just the usual printed papers, but also for any class as tec...

Much anticipated new phone is unveiled

Michael Emerson, Reporter

September 25, 2012

The newest generation of Apple’s iPhone was unveiled on September 12. In the opening weekend alone, over 5 million iPhones were purchased, according to the Huffington Post. Updates with the newest iPhone include a larger four inch screen, which allows for a fifth row of icons on the home screen....

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Amanda Larsen, Staff Writer

July 12, 2009

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