Uber, the largest ride-sharing company in the United States and in many countries around the world, agreed to settle two class-action lawsuits Friday that sought to reclassify drivers as actual employees. Currently, Uber counts drivers as independent contractors, which saves money in the process because it does not have to provide benefits that are required […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff [email protected] “Text me when you get home,” is a phrase that we often give and receive when we part with friends and family at the end of a night.  I’ve used it, you’ve used it, everyone’s used it.  But most people forget to follow up once they do actually get home […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra Woosh, woosh, woosh, ding, woosh, woosh, ding, woosh, thwack, incoherent screaming. I’m sure that we’ve all heard this, or have been through this, at least once in the past few weeks. This, my friends, is none other than the sound of Flappy Bird. The popular, yet frustrating app was […]

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By Stacy Schoonover, Staff Writer @stacyscootover Making a new years resolution seems simple, but usually its easier said than done. According to the University of Scranton’s study of resolution statistics, only 46 percent of resolutions were kept for six months or more in 2013. So with one month of the new year almost complete, we offer […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates Hello friends! I hope you all had a great winter break filled with great food and good company. Here we are at the start of a new year, time for new beginnings and new life hacks to try out. But before we turn over a new leaf, it’s important […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Just how far are you willing to go to find Mr. Right or the girl of your wildest dreams? A controversial new dating app called “Carrot Dating” hit the market last week. Its website states: “Gifts are the greatest ‘ice breaker.’ Carrot Dating turns ‘fat chance’ into ‘why not?’ […]

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By Devon Delfino, Staff Writer @devondelfino Last week’s American Airlines computer snafu , which caused the cancellation of over four hundred flights, served as a disturbing reminder of how reliant we have become on technology, and how easily it can fail us. Smart phones, tablets, laptops, etc. We now have countless ways to stay connected. […]

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