Dear Highlander: Social Media Obsessed

Dear Highlander, I cannot go for more than 5 minutes without checking my phone. It’s such a problem. I didn’t really think it was a big deal, but my friends and various significant others often…

The Illusion of Intelligence

The bittersweet truth is that you are smart before you have experience. Experience is merely a measurement of how long you can dedicate yourself to a single manner of performing. Intelligence is how you approach…

Virtual Reality

Some of you may have heard of VRChat, a free-to-play MMO that has gained popularity in recent weeks. It’s a virtual chat room where you can be whatever character you desire and interact with other…

We Are The World

A truly captivating song that displays unity in the world collectively is; “We are the World.” It was co-written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. The song was originally written…

Movies to Look Forward to in 2018

With the first month of 2018 already over, now is a good time to take a look at some of the movies that people are looking forward to this year. From superhero flicks, such as…

Best Anime of 2017

In 2017 there were many top contenders for best anime. For those who do not know, anime is a form of animation made primarily by Japanese companies. Anime ranges in genre, from adventure stories, to…

Memo to the CoAD Community

November 29, 2017 I am writing in response to concerns expressed by third year students focused on issues with laser cutting for the final project this semester but addressing other items as well.  Many of…