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Blast From The Past: The History and Development of Video Games

The quality of modern video games can truly be mind-boggling, and is enjoyed all over the world. Making up a $100 billion industry with two out of every three American households playing games, it is amazing to think that in just a few decades, the technology has improved so much. However, everything has to start somewhere and video games had their beginnings on computers the size of rooms.

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CUNY explores life sciences careers

The United States is facing a shortage of STEM workers. In the modern race for high-tech supremacy, these fields are essential in progressing innovative ideas and technologies. Though research in life sciences such as biology and physiology results in products that save and change lives, only 6.4 percent of Fall 2017 CUNY students were enrolled in science programs. 

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A world of plastic: How Baruch can dispose of its plastic plight

We are surrounded by plastic every day of our lives, from the moment we wake up in the morning to the moment we go to sleep. Our morning routines consist of washing our face, brushing our teeth and taking a shower. In such a short amount of time, we have used at least five items made of plastic, from our toothbrush to our face wash, and we haven’t even taken a second to notice.

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Urban parks and green space increase visitor happiness levels

A recent study published by the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that spending time in green spaces such as urban parks can improve a person’s emotional well-being. The study, which was conducted and written by Hon K. Yuen and Gavin R. Jenkins of the University’s department of occupational therapy, came to the conclusion that just 20 minutes spent in nature can increase a parkgoer’s happiness.

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