Article by Holiday Hutchinson | Photography by Matt Hubbard | Owl Staff Taking a hiatus from social media was much more difficult than I imagined. This decision was the result of many months of negative self-esteem, which I soon realized had become directly correlated to the amount of time I spent scrolling through Instagram. I … Continue reading Unplugged: Breaking Free from Social Media
Freedom On the Road
Article by Ryan Dickman & Ryan Moriarty | Additional Reporting by Liz Doyle Photography by John Morin | Owl Staff Leaving the Department of Motor Vehicles with my 2004 Toyota Tundra was the first moment the machine and I bonded. It lasted me three years and 75,000 miles. At the end of our journey, it … Continue reading Freedom On the Road
The Gold Rush in Space
Article by John Parks | Digital Art by Joshua Eller | Owl Staff What would you do if you were so rich that you could literally buy or do anything you desired? If you’re James Cameron, Ross Perot, Jr., or Google’s Larry Page and Eric Schmidt, then the answer is simple: start an asteroid mining company. In … Continue reading The Gold Rush in Space
Off The Grid: How Disconnecting Could Save Your Brain
Article and Photography by John Morin | Owl Staff On November 16, 2010, Bill Nye the "Science Guy" was giving a lecture at the University of Southern California when he collapsed on stage. Although some accounts state he was only down for about 10 seconds, students were quicker to tweet this occurrence than to rush … Continue reading Off The Grid: How Disconnecting Could Save Your Brain
Too Young for Technology?
Article by Natalie Corcoran | Photography by Kayla Jubb | Owl Staff The beginning of 2012 brings handheld personal assistants, cars that drive themselves, and "books" that are digitally read. 20 years ago, you went to someone's house to see what they were doing and to catch up with them. Now, you don't even need … Continue reading Too Young for Technology?