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Instagram feature allows users to report mental health warning signs

Instagram feature allows users to report mental health warning signs

By Pearl Sun

November 2, 2016


Filed under National, News

Sometimes a friend’s moody posts on social media are cause for concern; now a recent study may confirm those concerns. Harvard University and University of Vermont researchers developed a computer algorithm that predicts which Instagram users have depression based on the color, brightness and saturation...

Weekly news round-up: Oct. 30

Weekly news round-up: Oct. 30

By Matthew Farr

October 30, 2016


Filed under National, News, Uncategorized

Last week was an important week in the world. Here are the top news stories from last week: Obamacare premiums to skyrocket next year Obamacare customers will see their premiums increase 22 percent on average next year, according to the government. The price increase is occurring because customer...

Weekly news round-up: Oct. 22

Weekly news round-up: Oct. 22

By Matthew Farr

October 22, 2016


Filed under National, News, Uncategorized

Last week was a yuge week for news in the U.S. and around the world. Here is a quick summary of some of the top stories: Battle for Mosul intensifies as ISIS counterattacks; Kurds engage Early this week Iraqi security forces supported by Kurdish Peshmerga and Shia militants began their assault on th...

Weekly news round-up Oct. 15

Weekly news round-up Oct. 15

By Matthew Farr

October 15, 2016


Filed under National, News

Last week was a busy week for news in the U.S. and around the world. Here is a brief summary of the most popular stories this past week: Bob Dylan awarded Nobel Peace Prize for literature American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan won the Nobel Peace Prize for literature for the first time for “havi...

Weekly news round-up: Oct. 3

Weekly news round-up: Oct. 3

By Matthew Farr

October 5, 2016


Filed under National, News

It was a busy week in the world. Here is a quick recap of the top stories in the U.S. and around the world. Read More »...

Why the Olympics Shouldn’t Move

Why the Olympics Shouldn’t Move

By Justin Baker

September 19, 2016


Filed under Blogs, National

Once every four years, citizens around the world get to experience an international athletic competition that draws countries together in a conflict-ridden world: the Olympics. Read More »...

Weekly news round-up: Sept. 17

Weekly news round-up: Sept. 17

By Matthew Farr

September 16, 2016


Filed under National, News

Here’s a quick recap of what was going on this week and around the world and in the US: Read More »...

Weekly news round-up: Sept. 9

Weekly news round-up: Sept. 9

By Matthew Farr

September 12, 2016


Filed under National, News

Here a small collection of stories that happened this week in the US and around the world: Read More »...

Weekly news round-up: Sept. 1

Weekly news round-up: Sept. 1

By Matthew Farr

September 4, 2016


Filed under National, News

Here are some quick links to news that happened this week. Read More »...