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Facial recognition will improve overall experience at airports

Anika Hanson

May 14, 2019


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Allowing passengers to check themselves in with facial recognition technology will significantly reduce wait times and make passengers’ trip to the airport much more efficient. The new technology could eliminate the use of document checks and boarding passes, which would also have a positive impact on the environment...

New technology invades privacy, requires proper consent

Isabella Kanne

May 14, 2019


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Consent is not being given for JetBlue’s facial recognition and privacy is being invaded. Airline JetBlue uses facial recognition which passengers can opt-out of this step but even so, they are still in the airline company’s system. Using the data in this system without passengers consent is a ...

‘Old Town Road’ proves to be a country song

Tenzin Gyaldatsang

May 14, 2019


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The release of Lil Nas X’s song “Old Town Road” has come with controversy after Billboard decided to pull the plug on the song’s place in the "Hot Country Songs”. Even after the remix was released with Billy Ray Cyrus, it was unfair to take the song off the list because of the song’s country roots. ...

‘Old Town Road,’ rap song with country lyrical themes

David Bryant

May 14, 2019


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With the recent surge in popularity of “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X, followed by the remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, a lot of controversy has arisen regarding whether or not the track should be considered in the country genre. The track rose to number one on the Billboard “Hot Country Songs...

May 10, 2019


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According to SLP Nutrition co-owner Allyson Oman, the local nutrition club that opened in March has seen an increase in visitors, including those who are vegetarian and vegan. “We do see some people that have restrictions or choose to eat all vegetarian or vegan,” Oman said. “We have a selecte...

May 10, 2019


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According to Adams-Mass, her decision to not eat meat for two years caused her to develop anemia — a condition in which there’s a deficiency of iron in red blood cells. “I was super iron deficient, even though I was taking iron pills,” Adams-Mass said. “With anemia I was basically able to ...

May 10, 2019


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Wachutka said the influx of the transition to veganism and vegetarianism has had a positive impact on the environment. “Being vegan, when you talk about energy, you’re eliminating an entire level. This is food energy that would be saved,” Wachutka said. “It actually saves quite a bit in terms of c...

Boys’ lacrosse loses first game

Boys’ lacrosse loses first game

Ella Hammerstrand and Nolan Kelly

April 22, 2019


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According to coach Eric Buckley, Park struggled in the first quarter of the game, but was able to come together and score in the later quarters thanks to the improved collaboration between the captains and the team. “We got off to a little bit of a slow start,” Buckley said. “They put us down ...

Evening multicultural show canceled

Evening multicultural show canceled

Abby Intveld and Dani Orloff

April 11, 2019


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According to an email sent by Principal Scott Meyers April 11, the multicultural show performance scheduled for the evening of April 12 will not occur or be rescheduled for the future. Junior leader Sutra Abdullahi said the show's leadership decided to have an evening performance for the community...

Boys’ Tennis

April 9, 2019


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Boys’ Tennis

April 8, 2019


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Boys’ golf

April 7, 2019


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