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Monitoring screen time as crucial as ever

Monitoring screen time as crucial as ever

Jessica Nalupta, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2020

While lockdown orders continue, our eyes may remain locked on screens all day, which raises an important question. In this digital age and time of social distancing, how do we find balance in our online and offline lives? This has been a great concern ever since the advent of portable screen devi...

Law School Admissions Test to go digital next summer

Law School Admissions Test to go digital next summer

Carina Smith, News Editor

October 22, 2018

As a final push to join the modernization of other standardized tests, the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) will be offered online starting in July 2019. The test, which has been a pen and paper test since its inception, is the last graduate school admission standard test not to be offered online....

Building Big Brother: China’s new frontier

Science fiction author Stanley Chan, Chinese Studies Program head Li Jin, Associate Dean John Shanahan and School of Computing professor Xiaoping Jia discuss fiction and innovation.

Cody Corrall, Multimedia Editor

May 21, 2018

Students and faculty gathered in the Levan 100 auditorium on Wednesday night for a panel on China’s relationship between science fiction and technological innovation – and how they manifest in different cultures. The panel, hosted by the DePaul Chinese Studies Program, featured Stanley Chan, a prolific ...

Robot Revolution: New exhibit displays current state of energizing advancements

The Museum of Science and Industry’s newest exhibit “Robot Revolution” is for all ages and runs through Feb. 4. The exhibit offers a current and futuristic display of robots. 
(Photo courtesy of Museum of Science and Industry)

David P. Stein

November 6, 2017

It is said in the book of Genesis that God created man in the likeness of his own image. But if you visit the Robot Revolution exhibit at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry, you will see that humans are now creating their own self-replicating beings, with more awe-inspiring detail than ever bef...

Periscope App gives users window to world

Periscope App gives users window to world

Lily Rose

June 22, 2015

The Periscope app was only just released in March, and was purchased by Twitter for about $100 million, but has already garnered enough attention that the live streaming app is being used on a global scale to broadcast everything from the mundane to the fabulous. The app was created by Kayvon Beykpour and Joe Bernstein after Beyk...

Online overload: Too much screen and social media time may call for a detox

Online overload: Too much screen and social media time may call for a detox

Lily Rose

May 17, 2015

Some quiver at the thought of spending an entire hour without checking social media or using your phone to send calls and texts. No snaps would be sent, Instagram pictures would go “unliked” and tweets would never be retweeted. Your phone would not ping with various notifications and your mom would not be able to call and question you about your grades and those...

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