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Top ten tech stories: from exploding hoverboards to protein-enhanced beer

Top ten tech stories: from exploding hoverboards to protein-enhanced beer

By Lilly Mashayek

May 9, 2016

From exploding hoverboards to protein-enhanced beer, this year had its fair share of intriguing and notable tech stories in the news. Along with an increasing emphasis on entrepreneurial opportunities, students and staff at the University made their mark in the tech world. Here’s a look at this year’...

Box office report: “Chappie”

Box office report: “Chappie”

By Jack Heyden

March 19, 2015

There are only so many hypothetical portrayals of the future that you can lay in front of an audience until a film loses credibility, and that is exactly where “Chappie” went astray. Telling lies has always been a major gray area in the sci-fi and fantasy genres. In fantasy, you can get away wit...