Browse By

All posts by Vineet Palepu

Year-round schools cover all seasons—and bases

The concept of a long summer break is believed to have roots in the agrarian calendar. Students and their families needed summer months to prepare crops for autumn harvest, so it was unreasonable to expect them to continue attending school during that time of year.

No Thumbnail

Mo’ money, mo’ problems: Bitcoin edition

These past few months, Bitcoin has recently made headlines after reaching almost $20,000 for a single coin. News sites everywhere are reporting on that “it’s a good time to invest” or that “the price is about to drop.” However, before considering when is the best

Sorry, it’s (doctor’s) parent’s orders

As teenagers, we have control over a lot of our lives. And yet, when it comes to medical decisions, which can impact us significantly, everything still requires the approval of our parents or guardians. Currently, if you are under the age of 18 and want

New goals for a new year!

Stop procrastinating. Sleep early. Go to the gym. There are so many different New Year’s resolutions, but they are often difficult or nearly impossible to maintain throughout the course of the year. For those out there that are intending on keeping their resolutions, The Howler

TV Spot: ‘Black Mirror’ Season 4

The future is bleak—technology rules our lives. This is the message of “Black Mirror,” a groundbreaking dystopian series about the intersection of science fiction and scientific fact. Named after the black screen of our electronic devices, “Black Mirror”’s fourth season was recently released on Netflix.