Science & Tech

Ello, the ‘anti-Facebook’ platform

Facebook may soon be facing a new competitor in the world of social media. Ello, a social network advertised as “the anti-Facebook” opened to the public in its beta stage Aug. 7. The site gives users an ad-free experience and a clean, minimalist...

How to effectively disconnect and relax

It’s unrealistic to push yourself further than your body can go, and it’s even more unhealthy to try to push yourself past that point. There is nothing wrong with taking a personal day for yourself to unwind and relieve stress. You’ll find it...

Breast cancer symptoms and onset prevention

Breast cancer is one of the most widely recognized diseases, affecting several women worldwide. National Breast Cancer Awareness month continues to educate women about the disease, encouraging them to watch for symptoms and to examine their options...

Costly prank on iPhone 6 owners

Following the release of the iPhone 6, a new feature was announced – Apple Wave, the ability to charge your phone in the microwave. Thought to be developed by 4chan, the infamous imageboard website, Apple Wave is no more than a prank aimed at...

Gamer’s Corner: Super Smash Bros. (Demo)

The official retail release for the latest edition of Nintendo’s “Super Smash Bros.” series is quickly approaching. The demo for the latest all-star fighter was released last Friday through the 3DS E-shop, and proved that the game should live...

Withers undergoes technological renovations

Withers/W.T.S. Building received a major renovation over summer 2014 to improve features and create a 21st century learning environment for the College of Education. The renovations were funded by two federal education grants awarded to Winthrop,...

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