Estelle Saad

Arts & Style

Virtual reality to hit AMC theaters

AMC Entertainment is investing at least $20 million in Dreamscape Immersive, a startup company creating what they call the “virtual reality multiplex.” AMC agreed to finance the unveiling of the product in North America and in the United Kingdom. When it develops, virtual reality is expected to aid the movie industry by drawing people to…

News

LHM closes out September with ‘Nuestra Belleza Baruch’ event

Latinx Heritage Month closed out with a beauty pageant event on the evening of Oct. 3 in the Multipurpose Room. “Nuestra Belleza Baruch” is the second pageant event hosted by the LHM committee over the past two years, and the committee is trying to establish it as an annual event. The committee intended the pageant…

Business

JPMorgan CEO claims Bitcoin is a “fraud,” citing its volatility

Recently, JPMorgan Chase’s CEO Jamie Dimon criticized the popular cryptocurrency bitcoin, claiming that it is overvalued and sure to fail. Dimon even said that he would fire any training employee of his company that considered partaking in the bitcoin market for being “stupid.” Bitcoin launched in 2009 as a means of paying for items online…

Science & Technology

Dancing reverses anti-aging effects in elderly

Balance disturbances and cognitive impairment are linked with age-related brain structure deterioration and diseases. In a recent study published by the Frontiers in Human Neuroscience journal, the positive effects of dancing on reversing the signs of aging were explored. Aerobic fitness has been shown to increase volume in the hippocampus, although no specific type of…

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