Border wall costs dropped from Budget Debates

Mr. Trump once again graced the world with a tweet Tuesday morning, “Don’t let the fake media tell you that I have changed my position on the WALL. It will get built and help stop drugs, human trafficking etc.” While he still firmly believes in enhancing the existing border wall between the United States and …

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Russian robot, destined for space, shows off gun slinging skills

Russian scientists have created a robot they call FEDOR (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research). Videos of the machine screwing in lightbulbs and driving cars are impressive. But what is concerning for many across the globe is FEDOR's ability to wield guns. Fear, stemming from science fiction movies and books, is understandable as everyday the world …

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Sweden Terror Attack; Class Exercise 6

The terror attack in Sweden gained a large audience on social media. Many Twitter users posted photos, videos and statuses of the event; keeping the world posted as the tragedy unfolded. Four people died and 15 were injured in Stockholm, Sweden after a man stole a beer truck and drove it into a populated shopping …

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Why more college students should utilize LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a worldwide, social media giant. Founded in 2002, it has become a huge resource for people looking to make professional connections. While Facebook is useful for connecting with others all over the world socially, LinkedIn allows for a more serious and professional approach. By connecting with people you know and with the people …

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New bill poses danger to environment

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday, March 28 that will undo most of former president Barack Obama’s climate change policies. He is hoping to fulfill his campaign promises of increasing America’s energy independence. Trump’s campaign promises have been mostly unfulfilled since he took office. He has seen a great amount of push back …

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Google Maps Exercise

This was an exercise for Online Journalism. Using a CSV of crime in Philadelphia I was able to organize the information in an easy to read google map detailing the location, type of crime and age of the the person committing the crime. Using different colors and symbols makes the data easier to interpret and …

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