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Discovering the Earth’s inner inner core

By Madeline Decker

March 2, 2015

The question of what lies at the center of the Earth has long captivated the public imagination. A recent discovery by University professor Xiaodong Song may transform the way that seismologists view the Earth.Using a new seismology technique, Song and his team discovered that the core of the Earth con...

Bringing in the New Year with safe, easy transport

Bringing in the New Year with safe, easy transport

By Becky Nguyen

December 31, 2014

With many bars located right in the heart of campustown, college can spoil students by keeping some of the most memorable nights a mere walking distance away. Unfortunately, the tables have turned now that college students return home to the Chicago area and others for the holidays. Whether attending ...

University students win first annual hackathon at Georgia Tech

HackGT first-place winners, from left to right, Nathan Dolph, Kevin Scheer, Keagan McClelland and Kevin Jasieniecki hold a giant check in front of Triangle Fraternity that represents one of their prizes. The $50,000 on the check is an investment for the team and the future of their first-place winning software service, Pick Me Up.

By Taylor Lucero

October 8, 2014

“You know, if we win, I’m going to puke.” Keagan McClelland, senior in Engineering, said this before the winners were announced at the first hackathon, HackGT, at Georgia Institute of Technology, otherwise known as Georgia Tech. McClelland said his nerves were not entirely because of the upcoming...