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NASA planning to deflect planetary killer asteroids

Schematic of the DART mission shows the impact on the moonlet of asteroid (65803) Didymos. Post-impact observations from Earth-based optical telescopes and planetary radar would, in turn, measure the change in the moonlet’s orbit about the parent body.

Aiden Deming, Tech Reporter

March 18, 2020

Asteroids have existed in our solar system ever since its birth 4.6 billion years ago. Only until recently, has life evolved and taken hold of our planet, but life is fragile and susceptible to large amounts of change over the century, asteroids being one of them. In the year 2029, where the asteroid...

BREAKING NEWS: Big tech corporation Amazon officially runs out of toilet paper

Amazon consumers are seeing the

Aiden Deming, Tech Reporter

March 12, 2020

Big tech corporation in delivery services, Amazon, has now officially run out of toilet paper. Amazon displays "currently unavailable" and "temporarily out of stock" messages to Amazon consumers. Currently, there is no news regarding when Amazon will restock its supply of toilet paper, as well as other...

The growth of women in STEM

There is a vast range of careers available in STEM, and they're becoming more and more populated with women.

Brooke Selvidge, News/Technology Reporter

December 18, 2019

The amount of females in STEM is increasing as the field is becoming more equal. Writer for College Factual Carly Stockwell indicates in her study that, "7% of females graduated with a classified stem degree in 2016 while, while 15% of males graduated with a stem degree in college...The breakdown of...

YouTube Content Creators Under Threat From COPPA

Statistics outlined by the FTC (Federal Trade Commission). Courtesy of the FTC.

Aiden Deming, Tech Reporter

December 11, 2019

YouTube as it is currently known is being squeezed into a small niche. In 2018, Google and YouTube were fined by the FTC for their alleged violation of COPPA, otherwise known as the Child's Online Privacy Protection Act by allegedly collecting the information of children 12 and under. COPPA passed in...

Sonic The Hedgehog redesign leaves audiences stunned

Sonic The Hedgehog, as seen in the original trailer, released April 30th 2019. (to the left) The new trailer, released the day the movie was to release, is seen on the right. Sonic The Hedgehog is set to be released in theaters Feb 14, 2020. Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures.

Aiden Deming, Tech Reporter

November 20, 2019

After 6 months of waiting, the new Sonic the Hedgehog trailer is finally out and has received monumental praise from critics and fans of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. The Sonic the Hedgehog trailer has gained 23 million views and a like ratio of 895,000. With the amazing reception, the film has gathered,...

The most popular apps on campus

The Instagram and Snapchat logo overlapping. Logo courtesy of and 
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Brooke Selvidge, News/Technology Reporter

November 13, 2019

As technology has progressed and the internet has become more present in everyday life, many kids have gravitated towards using social media to communicate with friends from school and people from around the world. The ASB president ran a poll asking students what social media app they used most between...

Interstellar comet heading for inner solar system this December

Comet 21/Borisov as observed by the Hubble Space Telescope. The comets speed and trajectory is interstellar. Borisov is gliding through the inner solar system.

Aiden Deming, Tech Reporter

October 23, 2019

Comet 21/Borisov has arrived in our Solar System. The comet now named after it's discoverer, 21/Borisov is now projected to enter the outskirts of the inner solar system, right outside of the orbit of Mars. From 7.73039e+13 mile journey, its closest approach to the sun will arrive on December 8, 2019,...

Students gravitate to technology as a way of cheating

Cheating in the hands of students begins with a cell phone. Don Lugo Senior, Andreia Sales, looks at her phones' Air Dropping capabilities at the beginning of a test. Air Dropping can be an anonymous act among students.

Aiden Deming, Tech Reporter

October 16, 2019

Students have joked, "If you're not cheating, you're not trying hard enough." And although students may laugh off the comment in a nonchalant way, the reality is...they're not kidding. Cheating is a common phenomenon among high schoolers and continues to grow at an alarming rate.  According to the Ce...

Hearing assistance: making connections easier through your phone

An animated person that will translate sign language into text for students who do not know sign language. 
(Brooke Selvidge)

Brooke Selvidge, News/Technology Reporter

October 14, 2019

In 2018, students from New York University created an app that translates ASL into text. The creation of apps like this could benefit people who do not understand sign language across the world as they add languages, and greatly improve communication between deaf and hearing communities. Don Lugo's sign...

“Mario Kart Tour” app races to first place

Many students on campus have the Mario Kart app on their phones which lets them play whenever they want to.

Angela Gutierrez, Arts & Entertainment Reporter

October 8, 2019

Towards the end of September, Nintendo released their Mario Kart Tour racing app that quickly became the number one racing game on the app store. Ever since then people have been playing nonstop trying to beat their best scores and racing against friends. Nintendo claims in their app description that...

Hundreds arrive in Lincoln County for viral Area 51 meme

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Aiden Deming, Tech Reporter

September 20, 2019

Last night, avid supporters of the "Storm Area 51" movement began demonstrations outside of the Groom Lake Base entrance. When the original Facebook page for "Storm Area 51" was created back in mid-July 2019, 2 million people vowed they would "rush" the base and with 1.5 million interested. What started...

Netflix’s take over of mainstream television is on its way

Netflix's take over of mainstream television is on its way

Anthony Romero, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2019

As technology develops, so does the consumers demand for higher quality products. Cable TV has been around for years, but sadly all things come to an end. Streaming companies are at their peak right now, getting ready to take over mainstream cable television anytime now. Netflix, Hulu, Youtube, Ama...