Tag: Technology

Tech use in classrooms leads to lower exam scores

Photo courtesy of Mark Evan, Flickr Several studies have concluded that classroom policies that allow for unrestricted use of laptops or even tolerance for cellphones result in diminished exam scores for students in college. Researchers, in a study recently published in the Journal of Educational Psychology, separated 118 college students […]

MGMT’s fan base is sure to return for their new album

Photo courtesy of Aurelien Guichard, Flickr You might recognize MGMT from their hit songs, “Kids” and “Electric Feel” that topped the charts after being released in 2007. Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Godwasser released “Kids” and “Electric Feel” while they were still undergrads at Wesleyan University and they were even featured […]

iPhone 7 May Mark the End of Headphone Jacks

Photo courtesy of Kãrlis Dambrãns, Wikipedia Moments after Apple released the specifications of the latest iPhone model, unveiled at its annual event earlier this month, news feeds on all types of platforms were buzzing over the company’s decision to remove the beloved headphone jack. As one of the first companies […]

3D Print Technology Advances, Ramapo Acquires Own

Photo courtesy of Guilechat, Wikipedia 3D printing has made great advances in recent years and has opened doors in the field of technology. 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, was created in 1984. Currently, Ramapo College owns a 3D printer open to all students for academic and personal use. […]

Hybrid Cars Become Better Buy as Popularity Grows

Photo Courtesy of M93, Wikipedia It seems that with the launch of Tesla’s Model X and announcement of the Model 3, as well as Chevrolet announcing their Bolt hatchback, the automotive industry is going greener than ever, but there are a couple of problems with the concept of an all-electric […]

Social Media Causes Stress and Pressure Among College Students

Photo Courtesy of Michael Clesle, Flickr Creative Commons Social media is a tool that is used by millions of people, especially college students. In fact, Mark Zuckerberg was a college student when he created Facebook. Since then, other social media apps like Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat have been added to […]

Digital Communication Ruins Interpersonal Conversation

Photo courtesy of Johan Larsson, Flickr Creative Commons Connecting via Facebook, emails, texting and instant messages can fit very conveniently into the fast-paced lives of millions of Americans, but experts say this convenience may come at the cost of closeness in many relationships. It is estimated that nearly two-thirds of […]

Students Go to Web For Job Search

With new luxury car models now offering Wi-Fi, it feels like Internet is everywhere. From updating your friends, to finding a babysitter or learning a new language, the Internet seems to have all corners of information covered. With this influx of data comes new ways to look for work. Gone […]