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Top 3 best laptops for incoming college students

Top 3 best laptops for incoming college students

Fatima Imam, Journalism Student

April 29, 2020

Landing on the perfect laptop for college can be an overwhelming task. Students want an energy efficient, affordable and long lasting device that gets them through at least the first four years of college. There are numerous laptops that fit this description; however, it is just about picking the on...

3 Successful tips for E-Learning

3 Successful tips for E-Learning

Jason Lo, Cutting Edge Writer

April 9, 2020

With the current pandemic going on in the world, many schools have switched to an E-Learning model. This model makes it so that students can work from home, but when the model is not effective, it can actually harm students more than help. Therefore, here are some tips to help students make their E-L...

3 Effective communication tools during E-Learning

3 Effective communication tools during E-Learning

Sara Vangjeli, Cutting Edge Writer

April 9, 2020

The Coronavirus has most definitely changed people’s lives through social distancing, quarantine and E-Learning. As students approach this new style of learning, there are many ways to communicate and grow.       A common app that Glenbard students are using is Schoology as it is the most ef...

Samsung S20

Samsung S20

Jason Lo, Cutting Edge Writer

March 24, 2020

The S20 Series is the newest line of high quality phones made by Samsung. This year’s phones are especially unique, being the line that completely supports 5G. Similar to last year, Samsung is releasing three phones in this line. However, they will not be releasing a budget version of the S20. Inst...

Nanorobots

Nanorobots

Shayan Malik, Cutting Edge Editor

March 13, 2020

Nanorobotics is an emerging technology field creating machines or robots whose components are at or near the scale of a nanometer (10−9 meters). Essentially, it is on the basis of manipulating and controlling materials at the atomic and molecular level. Furthermore, they have wide potential uses i...

Microsoft going carbon negative

Microsoft going carbon negative

Sara Vangjeli, Cutting Edge Writer

February 3, 2020

Microsoft is the most popular software program and technology company. Recently, Microsoft has decided to go carbon negative by the end of 2030. Being carbon negative entails cutting off any product that has the usage of carbon dioxide. A wbopedia.com article states, “Carbon neutral, also called carbon neu...

Impossible foods

Impossible foods

Jason Lo, Cutting Edge Writer

February 3, 2020

There are many different choices for plant based meat. One of the most exciting and interesting one has to be Impossible Foods. Which has used its technology to trick the brain into tasting meat flavors in a purely vegan patty. In addition, its time of entering the market is perfect due to the rise of v...

David’s Disposable

David’s Disposable

Shayan Malik, Cutting Edge Editor

February 3, 2020

David Dobrik is a popular YouTuber known for his vlogs and antics with a group of creators known as the Vlog Squad. Dobrik got his start on Vine, a video-sharing app, in 2013, and is now worth an estimated $7 million. Dobrik expanded his market by releasing his new app called David’s Disposable on ...

Blue light glasses

Blue light glasses

Shayan Malik, Cutting Edge Editor

December 15, 2019

As the amount of time people spend in front of screens for school, work and pleasure increases, they may experience more problems with their eyes. According to visioncouncil.org, about eighty percent of American adults report using digital devices for more than two hours per day with nearly sixty seven...

New Tesla truck

New Tesla truck

Sara Vangjeli, Cutting Edge Writer

December 15, 2019

Teslas have been a big hit in the car industry due to their high prices and eco-friendly maneuvers. Recently, Tesla has released a new model: the Tesla Cybertruck. There have been many varying comments on the new car.     Starting at about less than $50,000, the truck has some very new and unique fea...

What is 5G?

What is 5G?

Jason Lo, Cutting Edge Writer

December 15, 2019

    It has been 10 years since 4G was first introduced to the public. The G in 4G and 5G means generations. Currently, 4G is the mobile data people are using. Right now, society is being introduced to the next generation of wireless phone technology.      Firstly, 5G works by transferring data throu...

AirPods Pro

AirPods Pro

Jason Lo, Cutting Edge Writer

November 19, 2019

    After launching the iPhone 11 in late September, Apple has released the brand new Airpods Pro. After two years of waiting for a new model of Airpods to come out, these are sure to cause excitement.     There are several new additions to the new Airpods Pro. Firstly, the biggest upgrade for the old...

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