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Chicago’s New Network

Chicago’s New Network

By:  Deven Girgenti, ’20 “Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us” – Bill Nye (DRI). Climate… Read more »

Google and its Search for the Perfect Messaging App

Google and its Search for the Perfect Messaging App

By: Sonal Lakhotia, ’20 With messaging apps becoming popular over the last few years, new features such as video conferencing and team chats have also begun emerging to cater to… Read more »

Facebook Social VR: a fresh experience in virtual reality

Facebook Social VR: a fresh experience in virtual reality

By: NJ Senthilkumar, ’19 Last month, Facebook hosted its annual F8 Developer Conference in San Francisco, when the company talked about developments in current and future Facebook products. Many exciting… Read more »

Trade War with China?

Trade War with China?

By: Grace Shi, ’19 President Trump’s election has brought a possible trade war with China to the forefront of politics. During the election campaign, Trump stated on several occasions that,… Read more »

The TPP vs RCEP: Washington chooses RCEP

The TPP vs RCEP: Washington chooses RCEP

  By: Gwen Yucong Shi, 18′ When Trump withdrew from the TPP amid a flurry of other decisions in January, his withdrawal was met with minimal protest. After all, opponents of… Read more »

Life After Castro

Life After Castro

Priya Kankanhalli Often credited for uniting the divided country of Cuba and creating a socialist state, Fidel Castro proves to be extremely divisive in his death. With one half of… Read more »

The “Supermoon”

The “Supermoon”

By Tiffany Ng ’20 On November 14th, the moon was a bit bigger and brighter than usual. This kind of moon is called the “Supermoon” and can go up to… Read more »

Science Under Trump

Science Under Trump

By Jeffrey Ho ’20 Many were shocked and astonished — some celebrated — when Trump was elected President. People were scared about immigration policy, about his sexist, racist, homophobic and… Read more »

Shape-Shifting Proteins Assist in Long-Term Memory

Shape-Shifting Proteins Assist in Long-Term Memory

By Jeffrey Ho ’20 Prions are proteins that can “shape shift” and conglomerate under certain conditions. While there are a variety of harmful prions, such as the one that causes… Read more »

Global Steps Towards Ocean Preservation

Global Steps Towards Ocean Preservation

By Kristine Lister ’18 2016 has been a record year for ocean preservation. On October 28, 2016 twenty-four countries and the EU agreed with the Commission for the Conservation of… Read more »

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