The Campus

How tech companies know more about you than you realize

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

November 21, 2019

A century ago, the oil industry was one of the most dominant in the world. With rapid industrialization taking place in the 19th century, oil was discovered as a new source of fuel, incentivizing companies to enter this market. During thi...

It’s the perfect time to redefine modern-day working citizens

Shane Ostrom, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2019

It seems more and more jobs are threatened by automation as time passes and technology advances. We are already seeing robots working more precisely and consistently than humans in workplaces, and carbon-based lifeforms naturally...

Do not settle for virtual reality; live in the real world

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

February 7, 2019

8 a.m. Your alarm sounds. You roll over in bed and the first thing you do is check your Instagram feed. You scroll through hundreds of photos of people you may not even know directly, but somehow find some type of visual grati...

Technology may hinder student study habits

January 27, 2011

By BRIANA ENGLISH [email protected] Recent studies by the University of California economics professors Philip Babcock and Mindy Marks call attention to the fact that undergraduates these days are studying significantly...

Letter to the editor: Technology complements reality

September 15, 2010

Despite people (mostly older adults, but still some out–of–touch young adults who are resistant to change) complaining about how technology is becoming a substitute for reality, let me tell you two things. First, it isn’t...

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