Tech World: 2021 Cadillac Escalade, More Proof That Driverless Cars Are Coming

by John Pagnussati ’21 General Motors, the current owner of the Cadillac car manufacturer, has debuted an improved Escalade that was also announced to be hands-free driving. The updated model of the Escalade is expected to be released in 2021 and recent Escalade models have been the best selling full-size luxury SUVfor the last 20 years. The Escalade will have … Read More

The Science Behind Racism

by Julia Robins ’20  Discrimination is wrong; simple as that. However, we may not be completely in control when we choose to accept or reject others.  The amygdala, the area in the brain responsible for fear, decision making, and empathy automatically makes subconscious observations about others and quickly turns those simple observations into judgments that lack a situational attribution. Our … Read More

Cell Phones May Carry Health Risks

by Hena Hussain ‘20 Most students constantly use their cell phones for a variety of tasks, from communication to school to social media. These devices are used by adults and young people alike, and with an increased use of the internet in all aspects of society, owning a cell phone is no longer a choice for those who wish to advance … Read More

Science Continues To Scorch Tanning

By Samantha Schwartz ’16 Indoor tanning has been linked to skin cancer and the Journal of American Medicine Association (JAMA) Dermatology recently published a new study examining associations between indoor tanning and melanoma among men and women younger than 50 years old. In the United States, melanoma cases are rising more steadily among women than men younger than 50 years … Read More