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Silver Style: Your guide to being a bathing beauty

By Emma Yeager | May 22, 2013, 10:37 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

The weather report for Monday looks great (a high of 73 degrees), so I'm sure many of us will be headed to the pool. If you're searching for a bathing suit for this weekend and the upcoming summer, Silver Style has some options for you to consider.


TechnoLogical: When Under Armour meets Polo

By Aanchal Johri | May 20, 2013, 7:43 p.m. | In News Blog »

Engineering student Gihan Amarasiriwardena was frustrated that stiff suit jackets didn't complement the sweaty and strenuous task of commuting by bike. He resolved to find a way to wear business clothing while keeping the body cool and active.


News Chips: The Syrian solution?

By Grace Hill | May 9, 2013, 11:14 p.m. | In News Blog »

President Obama indicated last August that if the Assad regime in Syria utilized chemical weapons against rebel groups or any other civilians, it would cross a "red line."


Who can beat the Heat?

By Michael Gerbasi | May 7, 2013, 8:07 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Since day one of the NBA season it has been a foregone conclusion that the Miami Heat is the best team in the league. Now that the second round of the playoffs are beginning and the Heat has already manhandled the Bucks, one must ask who can beat the Heat?


TechnoLogical: Keep a lock on Amazon stocks

By Urvi Banerjee | May 6, 2013, 9:10 p.m. | In News Blog »

Amazon.com has enjoyed considerable stock market growth in recent years with the growing popularity of the online retailer extraordinaire. At the beginning of 2012, it seemed the company could do no wrong with a net income of $0.28 per share, beating many analysts' expectations. However, little more than a year later, recent data has increased investors' concerns over what seems like a rapidly growing trend: declining profits.


Prisoners on strike in no man's land

By Aanchal Johri | May 2, 2013, 7:43 p.m. | In News Blog »

As the president puts it, "The notion that we're going to keep 100 individuals in no man's land in perpetuity…the idea that we would still maintain, forever, a group of individuals who have not been tried, that's contrary to who we are, it's contrary to our interests, and it needs to stop."


SilverStyle: Last minute prom dress options

By Caroline Gabriel | May 1, 2013, 1:08 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

It's prom season. You have everything picked out already: your date, your hair, your makeup, your ride, your dinner… but wait! What are you going to wear? No need to worry. If you still have not found the perfect prom dress, SCO's experts are here to help you find your dream dress.


SilverStyle: Festival Fashion

By Temi Ibirogba | April 24, 2013, 9:41 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

The past few weekends, young celebrities and socialites took over Twitter and Instagram with Coachella tweets and pictures, putting everyone in the mood for summer concerts.


TechnoLogical: Fork over that HapiFork

By Grace Hill | April 22, 2013, 11:34 p.m. | In News Blog »

Despite the thousands of diet pills and exercise machines currently in existence, an emerging invention is gaining importance in the weight loss industry. A new fork, the "HapiFork," helps users count calories by monitoring how fast they're eating and then signaling when they consume more than one bite in the span of ten seconds.


SilverStyle: British Vogue improves models' working conditions

By Emma Yeager | April 17, 2013, 10:06 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

British Vogue became one of the first major fashion publications to recognize the need for the regulation of models' employment by signing a 10 point Code of Conduct developed by Equity, a UK trade union.


TechnoLogical: Facebook advocates for the worst kind of home

By Aanchal Johri | April 15, 2013, 9:46 p.m. | In News Blog »

With the proliferation of smart phones, data plans and social media in the past few years, Facebook users will initially be thrilled at the idea of connecting these three things together in Facebook Home, the new application that will move Facebook to the center of your phone.


NewsChips: Obama's budget aims to bridge partisan gaps

By Grace Hill | April 11, 2013, 10:42 p.m. | In News Blog »

President Obama is attempting to do the impossible – reconcile liberal and conservative differences while simultaneously reducing the national deficit.


Couch Potato: It's not easy to be "Preachers' Daughters"

By Temi Ibirogba | April 9, 2013, 7:41 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

If you have tuned into Lifetime the past few Tuesday nights then you might have caught the network's new series, "Preachers' Daughters."


TechnoLogical: Google Fiber expands to Austin

By Sam Lewando | April 9, 2013, 12:53 p.m. | In News Blog »

Google recently accidentally revealed that they will be expanding the high-speed internet project Google Fiber to Austin, Texas next. This is a significant expansion that represents Google's intent to continue the Google Fiber project.


NewsChips: Maryland marijuana legislation progresses with three new bills

By Sam Lewando | March 21, 2013, 5:52 p.m. | In News Blog »

The Maryland state senate recently considered Senate bill 297, which decriminalizes possession of 10 grams or fewer of marijuana.


SilverStyle: Tip-toeing into spring

By Stacy Mathew | March 20, 2013, 10:56 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

While the weather outside suggests that we will be trapped in this snow-less winter forever, the first day of Spring is actually today, March 20, and we at SCO are expecting nothing but sunshine and happiness for spring break next week.


TechnoLogical: Is Audrey Hepburn alive?

By Temi Ibirogba | March 18, 2013, 9:07 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Well no, Audrey Hepburn isn't really alive again but anyone can easily be deceived by the recent Galaxy Chocolate commercial, which has some uneasy over its morality and others ecstatic about the technology.


News Chips: Proposed minimum wage increase could have unintended effects

By Jack Estrin | March 14, 2013, 2:24 p.m. | In News Blog »

The bill was introduced by Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), and it could potentially give over 30 million Americans a pay raise. Although at first glance, it appears that this bill would bolster America's middle class, the bill could certainly have some unintended effects.


SilverStyle: Dress like a princess

By Aanchal Johri | March 13, 2013, 1:19 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Forget the puff-sleeve ball gowns, petite glass slippers and long gold braids and welcome skinny jeans, cocktail dresses and long coats.


TechnoLogical: Apple privacy put to the test

By Grace Hill | March 11, 2013, 8:33 p.m. | In News Blog »

For iPhone users, the currently pending Apple privacy lawsuit is particularly unsettling.


Who's in line for the girl's bathroom?

By Mimi Verdonk | March 9, 2013, 11:46 a.m. | In News Blog »

As a first grader at Eagleside Elementary School in Fountain, Colo., Mathis is treated no differently than any other female student, except for one thing: she can't use the girls' bathroom.


NewsChips: Possible HIV Cure for babies

By Janvi Raichura | March 7, 2013, 5:39 p.m. | In News Blog »

A two and a half year old girl from Mississippi is the first child, and the second person in world, reported to have been cured of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).


SilverStyle: Kim Kardashian is pregnant and blind

By Stacy Mathew | March 6, 2013, 12:18 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Okay, so Kim Kardashian isn't blind, but based on her recent outfit choices it is easy to believe so. The reality TV star announced her pregnancy in December and has been showing off baby Kimye by wearing the most unflattering outfits, probably hand picked by her baby daddy Kanye West.


TechnoLogical: The debacle of technological growth

By Richard Chen | March 4, 2013, 10:38 p.m. | In News Blog »

Every push for innovation has its costs and if we overlook the consequences, our own intellect becomes a double-edged sword in making progress.


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