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Amazon throws in its attempt to get into the streaming world

Written by Tiana Foster, Staff Writer ITunes, Pandora and SoundCloud allow people to listen to their favorite music from a high-quality streaming app. Whether at home, work or on the go, these apps allow the user to find music that matches their current mood. Amazon has now entered the market by introducing their new on-demand music streaming service. Amazon is ...

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Five cellphone options to replace your defect Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Written by Evelyn Dunn, Staff Writer The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was one of the best looking phones with the coolest features offered when it was introduced in August. The excitement was paramount–until it started exploding into people’s faces. That excitement quickly turned to horror. The phone was recalled swiftly afterwards. Phone carriers are now offering to exchange the Note ...

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Going Viral: How easy is it to fool people online? Rise of social media leads to hoaxes and memes

Written by Olivia Studdard, Staff Writer Often times while scrolling down the newsfeed on Facebook, it is inevitable that someone will have once again shared the privacy hoax that says Facebook will share profile’s information with the public. Every single year, more people fall for it, even though Facebook has long since assured the public that if any changes were ...

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Five terrifying true horror movies based on real-life events

Written by Kimberly Cannon, Staff Writer Stories of paranormal phenomenon or killers on a rampage seem to be the typical plotlines for horror movies. Overdone horror movie tropes may bore audiences with flat characters and unlikeliness. However, among the plethora of gory horror movies are some films which are based on real terror-inducing stories, which can provide the reality that ...

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Snapchat’s Discover page offers a variety of content

Written by Jada Dukes, Staff Writer Snapchat is working overtime to make sure their users stay in the know.  The Snapchat discover feature gives users access to a multitude of news sites and television networks. In Jan. 2015 Snapchat introduced their new discover platform by releasing a statement on their website. According to the website the Snapchat discover platform is ...

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10 essential dorm life gadgets

Written by Tiana Foster, Staff Writer In the last few years, technology has created and improved new inventions that some of us now cannot live without. Ever thought about how different our everyday lives will be if it wasn’t for technology. Students tend to benefit more from the improving technology and have taken full advantage of its rewards.   Smartphone: Whether ...

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Netflix Pix: The action flicks you need to see

Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writer Maybe the single greatest invention known to man is the internet. A close second has to be Netflix. It provides entertainment for thousands of people on a daily basis. It allows people to drown themselves in various movies or television series. With a catalog that expands into the thousands for U.S. subscribers it could ...

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Samsung has an explosive debut

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer With the government’s recent recall of the Galaxy Note 7, the internet has been filled with memes of people enjoying the new iPhone and others worried about the Galaxy Note 7 exploding. Much like most other technology products these days, the Galaxy Note 7 is powered using a lithium-ion battery, which is rechargeable by ...

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Airpods new way to use iPhone

Written by Evelyn Dunn, Staff Writer Apple’s long anticipated iPhone 7 does not have the audio jack and the EarPods provided can only be hooked up through a separate port. Apple is offering another option, the AirPods, but they come at a hefty price. When the new iPhone 7 is purchased, there are a variety of things that come in ...

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