Digital Technologies: Are They Hindering Our Ability to Focus?

By Aadit Jain (‘23) The New York Times reports that the “typical American worker focuses on a given task for just three minutes” (Schwartz). This should actually come as no surprise as the article further reports that the average person touches their phone 2,000 times every day and spends 3 hours on them.  The article also features a conversation with Johann Hari, the author of … Continue reading Digital Technologies: Are They Hindering Our Ability to Focus?

What is Long COVID?

By Aadit Jain (‘23) According to Medical News Today, the WHO defines “post-COVID-19” as the “…condition [that] occurs in individuals with a history of probable or confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection, usually 3 months from the onset of COVID-19 with symptoms that last for at least 2 months and cannot be explained by an alternative diagnosis.” Usually, symptoms from COVID-19 end within a few weeks of infection. … Continue reading What is Long COVID?

The Detroit Pistons’ Season Has Been Going As Expected. Or Has It?

By Aadit Jain (‘23) The Detroit Pistons’ season has been going as expected. Or has it? Heading into this NBA season, fans were startled by general manager Troy Weaver’s initial transactions. Bruce Brown and Luke Kennard were quickly traded away and to make matters worse, Christian Wood departed as he signed with the Houston Rockets. So what happened next? The Pistons then signed Jerami Grant … Continue reading The Detroit Pistons’ Season Has Been Going As Expected. Or Has It?

Do the COVID Vaccines Protect Against the New Variants?

By Aadit Jain (’23) Over the past few months, new variants of the coronavirus, such as the Brazil variant (known as P.1), the UK variant (known as B.1.1.7), and the South Africa variant (known as B.1.351), have emerged and spread throughout the world. While these new strains are not expected to be more dangerous, they are more contagious. The UK variant of the coronavirus, for … Continue reading Do the COVID Vaccines Protect Against the New Variants?

Predictions for the Detroit Pistons’ 2020-2021 NBA Season

By Aadit Jain (‘23) The 2020-2021 NBA season will commence on December 22, 2020. For the Detroit Pistons, it has now been nine months since they have played an NBA game, following the suspension of the 2019-2020 season in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And now that the NBA Draft and free agency have concluded, the Detroit Pistons are a completely different team with … Continue reading Predictions for the Detroit Pistons’ 2020-2021 NBA Season

An Overview of the Xbox Series X

By Aadit Jain (’23) The Xbox Series X launched worldwide on November 10, 2020, marking the beginning of the next-generation consoles. With dimensions of 11.9 x 5.9 x 5.9 inches, the console has a new design that is much different from that of the Xbox One. Indeed, this new console does look rather simple, yet much larger, compared to previous consoles we have seen. Nevertheless, … Continue reading An Overview of the Xbox Series X