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Thursday, July 16th 2020

Engineers Design Safer Football Helmets

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer Helmets have generally failed their main function, which is to protect the player’s head from brain injury. That was until University of...

Multi-Person Virtual Reality Is Becoming a Reality

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Imagine having a lightsaber battle with your friends using holographic lightsabers or playing “the floor is lava” when...

NASA Gets a Budget Boost to Revitalize the Moon Program

Alexandra Munos On Feb. 12, President Trump’s administration released its 2019 federal budget, which includes a request for an additional $500 million towards the government’s...

SpaceX Impresses with the Falcon 9 Rocket

Dylan Goldman Staff Writer After minor difficulties and two delays, SpaceX finally launched a single core of their  anticipated Falcon 9 rocket along with two subsidiary...

Samsung Impresses Users with Unveiling of Galaxy S9

Ziqiang Zhao Staff Writer Samsung’s Galaxy S9 has attracted much attention from people all over the world since the beginning of 2018, and details of the...

Facebook Removes Blueprints for 3D Printed Guns

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter On August 9, Facebook announced that it will remove content from its site that provides instructions for 3D printing firearms. This...

Catching Fire: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Batteries

Kayli Walker Staff Writer The release of a new smartphone is exciting news for many consumers. Eager customers are thinking about all the latest features on...

Solar Powered Tent Caters to Refugees and Glampers Alike

Aryana Sherzai In today’s highly stratified world, modern innovations rarely cater to people across the economic spectrum. Yet, one classic human invention has undergone a...

“Where’s the Bear?” Project Identifies Animals with Digital Cameras and Machine Learning

Victoria Penante A team of professors and students from the UC Santa Barbara Department of Computer Science has developed a system designed to aid ecological...

Punkt MP01: A Nostalgic Nuance of Nothingness

Matthew Lee Punkt, a Swiss company that specializes in consumer electronics, prides itself on the design of the MP01, a cellular device that focuses on...