Your Data Might Be In Danger

On December 14, 2016, Yahoo announced that 500 million email accounts were hacked in August 2013, making it the largest breach in history. Additionally, the 2016 election shed light on the possibility of foreign hackers manipulating the election votes to add up in President-elect Donald Trump’s favor. Issues like these bring up the question: how safe are we from hackers and security risks and what can we do to prevent this?

STEM or Humanities, an Ongoing Question

American Students tend to choose STEM courses over humanities Max Broberg Staff Writer     At the end of every year, students from 8th to 11th grade participating in course selection have been following a certain trend: prioritizing STEM classes over humanities.     This trend is caused by the growing value placed on more technical careers ranging from […]

What factors to consider when choosing a college

Jacky Tsang Editor-in-chief     My friend Pooja Sakthivel was accepted to the University of Chicago and Drexel University last year. For most people, the obvious choice is to attend the former because it is ranked as one of the most prestigious universities in the world. However, Pooja chose the latter.     You might be thinking: “Is she […]

The Pink Tax Cuts Into Women’s Finances

The cost of living for women is significantly rising Meenu Kumaraguru Staff Writer     Being a woman simply costs more. On average, women annually spend $1,351 more than men for the same merchandise and services—razors, shaving cream, shampoo, painkillers, haircuts, dry cleaning, and even children’s toys.     Many businesses, such as Walgreens, get away with charging about […]

Barbie Opts Out from its Extreme Model Cut

The new Barbie has new curves, new sizes, and new colors Sophia Cheng Staff Writer     Last month, Mattel responded to critics complaining about Barbie’s unrealistic proportions with a new batch of Barbies coming in three sizes: petite, curvy, and tall, beginning February 4 online and in stores March 1.     With sagging sales due to a […]

Why Narendra Modi’s New Term is the Wrong Step for India

Deconstructing the 2002 Anti-Muslim Riots and Digital India Navya Kaur Editor-in-Chief     On the surface, India’s prime minister Narendra Modi seems to be an effective leader. As governor of Gujarat, he boosted Gujarat’s economy and as prime minister, his new Digital India program has India cheering him on. However, while some are comfortable living in a […]