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Ingenuity Festival celebrates the fusion of technology and art

Ingenuity Festival celebrates the fusion of technology and art

Katelyn Park, Contributing Reporter

October 4, 2019

If you ever want to immerse yourself in an former scrap metal recycling plant whose rooms are filled with art, technology, vendors and music, check out Ingenuity or IngenuityFest next year. This electric three-day festival showcases the artwork and ideas of Northeast Ohio creatives that’ll leave you f...

Current issues left to marinate after going through Coddett’s chopping block

Current issues left to marinate after going through Coddett’s chopping block

Aura Rossy, Copy Editor

September 6, 2019

Comedian Kerry Coddett (HBO, Comedy Central, MTV, BET, E! and truTV) recently launched new comedy podcast “On the Chopping Block,” addressing pop culture, political, social and racial issues in the company of friends such as Jordan Carlos (Comedy Central), Matthew Broussard (“The Tonight Show...

Streaming services are the new cable: is that a good thing?

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Last week, Disney announced that Hillary Duff would return to the role of Lizzie McGuire in a new show for Disney Plus, the subscription video service the company launched to compete with the likes of Netflix and Hulu.  ”Lizzie McGuire” is one of many shows that Disney has announced; there will ...

“Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice” and the power of stress projection

Game's launch poster

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

Out today is a video game meant not just for fun but for illuminating self-achievement. A video game that aims for you to tear your hair out but revel in your eventual successes against an imposing and deadly force. A video game that both de-stresses you from your academics, social interactions and more, w...

Reviewing designs of the new emoji

Reviewing designs of the new emoji

Ryan Yoo, Director of Design

February 15, 2019

In its 12.0 update, the Unicode Consortium introduces 59 distinctive new emoji to mobile users around the world, such as the seeing-eye dog, the blood droplet and the pinching hand emoji.   The Unicode Consortium, the non-profit organization that develops, maintains and promotes software that stand...

Skipping a Generation

Skipping a Generation

Joseph Satterfield, Web Editor

December 28, 2014

Windows 10 looks to unify phones, tablets and PCs

GoPro’s Hero camera line

Ettore Fantin-Yusta, Editorial Contributor

December 22, 2014

Releasing the Hero 4 series is GoPro’s first big move after their initial public offering earlier this year. This series includes three cameras, at very different price points. They include the Hero 4 black, Hero 4 silver and the Hero. The Hero 4 black edition is their most top of the line camera priced...

Make a resolution to code in the new year

Kathleen Wieser, Executive Editor

December 15, 2014

With winter break right around the corner, many of you may be looking for a new year's resolution to give you a little push towards your long-term goals in 2015. For you non-computer science majors, one you may want to consider is the initiative put together by to inspire students across the...

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