Math drives more careers than imaginable

Professor of Sociology Tara Hall presents her math and sociology presentation at the Math Drives Careers workshop. (Photo by Marisa Caban)

By Marisa Caban Chief Photographer–   Math Awareness Month was honored on April 14 in the Tinker Terrance Room. Andrea Xeriland, coordinator of the Mathematics Department, hosted the Math Awareness Month talk titled “Math Drives Careers.” Professors of Cybersecurity, Sociology, Music and Meteorology programs spoke about math, how it affects their careers and presented their experiences […]

STARBASE partners with Rose State College to encourage education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

STARBASE Ribbon Cutting

Alex Roberts Assistant Editor —  President Jeanie Webb and the RSC Board of Regents celebrated a new partnership with STARBASE, a Department of Defense Youth Program, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Jan. 27 on the second floor of the Community Learning Center. STARBASE is a nationally recognized program that teaches elementary students […]

Technology may not assist note taking

By Terrie O’Connor Student Reporter  Modern technology has advantages, but when it comes to note taking, which is better; pen and paper, or modern technology?   Two psychological scientists, Pam Mueller of Princeton University and Daniel Pooenheimer of the University of California, Los Angeles, conducted a study based on the quality of learning regarding the […]

STEM tours excite young minds

Children on STEM tour exploring aerospace equipment

Jennifer Byrd Editor in chief   Sixth-grade students from all five Mid-Del middle schools toured RSC throughout the month of November and participated in hands-on demonstrations in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, collectively known as STEM. Dr. Wayne Jones, Science and Math dean, said the students were shown six areas of engineering […]

Cleaning up social media’s viral vomit

Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor  Social media tends to contain what this writer considers to be the equivalent of society’s viral vomit. Communication, which was once held in check by societal standards, erupts on social media sites without any regard as to its positive or negative reception. Social media sites are not the first to become […]

Social media reflects student conduct

Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor       With each new step toward the technology of tomorrow, comes more ways to both expand and restrict human potential. One man’s freedom is another man’s chains.   Can social media become a student conduct issue?   Why yes it can. See RSC Student Handbook 2013/2014, Article 1 Subsection […]

Hacker Mitnick to Speak

  Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor   Rose State Live has invited former hacker Kevin Mitnick to talk about his 30 years experience in computer security and his books at 3 p.m. April 12 in the Tom Steed Community Learning Center as part of their cultural series.     The presentation “Art of Deception: Are YOU […]

Technology advances prove detrimental: May lead to zombie apocalypse, sort of

In the recent movie “Warm Bodies” a potential inference can be made that we, humans and all of our technological advances, are indirectly responsible for the zombie apocalypse. This may be an inference that is just simply someone reading way too deep into a simple love story. This is not the first time that lack […]

Academic futures require serious consideration

  Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor     At the end of the spring semester, students will go into the world. Some students will transfer to a four year universities, and others may join the work force using their education to fulfill their dreams.   For those students moving to a four-year university, planning ahead and […]

Rose State a technology frontier

  Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor Technology has, since the caveman, been a much-contested battlefield with those who hold the most accomplishments being at the top in the world’s economy and power structure. President Barack Obama and his administrators, along with those in Congress, are pushing for more education in the area of STEM (Science, Technology, […]