Dot: Smartwatch for the blind

The use of smartwatches has increased substantially in the recent years. Since its launch in April 2015 Apple smartwatch sales--alone--have skyrocketed to 457 percent...

Saudi Arabia opens polling doors to Saudi women

For the first time, polling stations opened for female voter’s in Saudi Arabia to finally contribute to a society that they make up almost...

Paris bombing: after the initial reports

The media has been nearly consumed by coverage of the Paris bombings since the Nov. 13. Now that the hype has faded, let's review...

Chinese meth wars and the war on drugs

China’s National Narcotics Control Commission claimed that approximately 14 million drug addicts lived in China in 2014, “a number that the agency acknowledges is...

Global refugee crisis

The United States House of Representatives passed a bill last Thursday to halt President Barack Obama’s plans to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees in the...

The manhunt continues

Fearing that Belgium may face the same tragedy as Paris, the city of Brussels has been on lockdown since Friday. Silence haunts the streets...

The myth of privacy: EU lauds Snowden

While many Americans have no clue who Edward Snowden is or why he’s being pursued by the United States government, the European Union recently...
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The results are in: First Myanmar democratic election in half a...

In Myanmar's first free election in nearly 50 years, the National League for Democracy (NLD) has won the majority vote. Aung San Suu Kyi heads...

Students screen films made in Ireland

Student filmmakers screened their films, made during a summer study abroad program in Ireland, at 5th Avenue Cinema this past Friday, Nov. 14. Cinema Studies...

A moment for France

At 5 p.m. on Monday evening the mood was solemn as students gathered outside of Smith Memorial Student Union in attendance of a vigil...

France declares state of emergency after Paris attack

Nohemi Gonzalez was a 23-year-old design student from Cal State Long Beach who was completing an exchange program in Paris, France. She was one...

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Dutch baby pancakes

A good friend of mine introduced me to the Dutch baby pancake with an Instagram photo of one she’d made. When I asked her...

Opinion

Everyday paparazzi culture: respecting personal privacy in a digital age

Photography has become increasingly popular since the convenience of digital photography and smartphones. However, with the ease of use and sharing of pictures comes...