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The Video-game Museum

The Video-game Museum

Oliver Barnfield, Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Community News, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Technology, Travel

Over the break, I went to Frisco, Texas, and went to the Videogame Museum, an excellent and informative spot for anyone interested in games. Here's some pictures of my wonderful time at the National Videogame Museum. Upon entering the museum, we are greeted to a large abstract display full of TV Screens displaying clips from games and game comme...

Facebook Could Be Leting Tech Companies Read Messages

Facebook Could Be Leting Tech Companies Read Messages

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Technology

The NYT recently reported the Facebook has been allowing huge companies like Amazon, Spotify, and Netflix to see user's private messages and friend lists. A study found that many companies are not subject to Facebook's usual privacy restraints. Facebook receives this information from companies that...

World’s Most Radioactive Places

World’s Most Radioactive Places

Andrew Watson, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Events, Technology, World News

Radiation, believe it or not, radiation is actually a very common thing in our lives, just so little of it affects us. In fact, one CT Scan is more radiation then we receive in a whole YEAR. Makes you wonder how "Harmless" CT Scans really are, huh? But, that's not what i'm here to talk about. What I...

What is the Future of Technology

What is the Future of Technology

Kavin Thiyagarajan, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Technology

Technology is a broad concept. There are many forms of technology. We have our phones, tablets, laptops, lights, and a lot more. Our computers used to be the size of a room. Now we have a computer more powerful than the ones back then in our pockets. The advancements in technology are Awe-inspiring yet...

Are Libraries Still Relevant?

Are Libraries Still Relevant?

Gabriel Paredes, Assistant

December 18, 2018


Filed under Books, Community & World News, Opinion, Showcase, Technology

Libraries are the original “core” or “shared” facility, bringing together vast amounts of information in a well-organized framework. However, in the age of Google, this knowledge is readily available at the touch of a button. So much can be found on the internet; from articles and videos to gam...

What’s the Best Game You Played in 2018?

What’s the Best Game You Played in 2018?

Oliver Barnfield, Andrew Watson, Colin Johnson, Baker Tuthill, and Evan Tucker

December 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Technology

note: NOT ALL GAMES HAVE TO HAVE COME OUT IN 2018. IT'S WHAT YOU PLAYED IN THIS YEAR. These are the best games we've played this year. See if you agree!   Oliver Barnfield: My pick would have to be Ristar, from 1995, or Hollow Knight, which came out in 2017 but which I only got in 2018. Ristar is an older Sega platf...

How The HQ App Brought in Users: then Cashed in

How The HQ App Brought in Users: then Cashed in

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Just For Fun, Showcase, Technology

A little over a year ago, the HQ app was released on the app store. It featured 12 questions of trivia getting progressively harder. If you got one question wrong, you were out for the day. But if you made it all the way to the end, you would split a cash prize with all the other winners. The app...

Filming Tricks With Colin Johnson

Filming Tricks With Colin Johnson

Colin Johnson, Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Just For Fun, Technology

In this video, Colin Johnson teaches three filming tricks and uses them as well. The tricks are speaking clearly, having a green screen, and editing your videos.   TRANSCRIPT: Hello, my name is Colin Johnson, and welcome to... Filming Tricks with Colin Johnson! The first video trick we will ...

A Take on ASMR

A Take on ASMR

Emma Ross, Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Technology, Videos

Dynamite Heady Review: Sega’s Forgotten Classic

Dynamite Heady Review: Sega’s Forgotten Classic

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase, Technology

Ah, Sega. You had a good run for a while, but then you burned into a sad crisp with the Sega Saturn. However, before you became a sad Mario-verses-Sonic at the Olympic games maker, you gave us some classics. One of the more, say, forgotten titles is Dynamite Heady. This great game was said to be the...