To round off spring break, UND’s Mechanical Engineering depar tment took a team of sophomores to Las Vegas to compete in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Student Design Competition. Dominic Todd, Austin Kilene, Isaiah Klingfus, Nick O’Reilly, Kevin Kilbride, Jared Hibbison, and their coach Dustin McNally took 2nd place, landing them a spot at ASME’s International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in the fall This year, competitors designed a robot to complete a Pentathlon. The robot must lift a weight, throw a tennis ball, hit a golf ball, sprint 10 meters, and climb stairs. “UND was neck and neck with Colorado School of Mines on many events, but they had an issue on the…
A decade of educational excellence: Clear Horizons Early College High School celebrates 10-year...
HOUSTON – For the last decade, Clear Horizons Early College High School (CHECHS) has steadily raised the bar for early college high schools in Texas.
HR Personnel Share Employment Tips with Transitional Studies Students
Winterville, NC: Members of the N.C. Coastal Society for Human Resource Management drew from their personal experiences last month to offer PCC Transitional Studies stude
First Edition Books: What Every Book Collector Needs to Know
Nothing gets a book collector’s pulse racing faster than the discovery of a first edition – especially a rare one by a famous author. But how can you be sure that a book is, indeed, a first edition? Deciphering the clues can be perplexing, especially if you’re a novice bibliophile To learn more about first editions, we turned to book expert Bruce MacMakin, who is Senior Vice President of the San Francisco auction house PBA Galleries . PBA specializes in fine antiquarian and collectible books, autographed ephemera, and works on paper. How does one identify a first edition? Each publisher has its own way of identifying first editions of its publications, and even those are not always consistent, especially when taken over a span of years or decades. Many state “First Edition,” usually…
THE THREE BETHS: Five Questions with Jeff Abbott
You'd be hard pressed to find a more versatile writer working in the thriller
Spring Sing Photos 2019
Click on your club below to find your photo gallery. Tag us in your photos @TalonAtOC on Instagram & @OCTalon on Twitter! (Find all galleries HERE) Hosts. Photo by Allyson Hazelrigg. Theta Theta Theta. Photo by Allyson Hazelrigg. Psi Epsilon. Photo by Allyson Hazelrigg. Iota Kappa Phi. Photo by Allyson Hazelrigg. Chi Lambda Phi. Photo by Allyson Hazelrigg. Delta Gamma Sigma. Photo by Allyson Hazelrigg. Kappa Sigma Tau. Photo by Allyson Hazelrigg. Freshmen. Photo by Allyson Hazelrigg. Gamma Rho. Photo by Allyson Hazelrigg. Alpha Gamma Omega. Photo by Allyson Hazelrigg. Phi Omega Nu. Photo by Allyson Hazelrigg.
Sarah Palin defends Donald Trump in the least useful, but most hilarious, way possible: He’s sa...
Palin took to Facebook to defend the racist proposals of Trump and "the commonsense Right"
Cleveland State Adopts New Campus Speech Policy, Shows Why It’s a ‘Green Light’ School
Cleveland State University (CSU) has adopted an “Expressive Activity Policy” to clarify and safeguard the free speech rights afforded to its students under the First Amendment. The CSU policy, adopted November 30, 2015, uses the same language as the policy that was previously developed in a collaborative effort between FIRE and the University of Toledo (UT), a result that FIRE finds to be both commendable and satisfying. Torch readers may remember that in September 2014, a group of students at UT was prevented from peacefully protesting at a campus lecture given by former presidential advisor Karl Rove. FIRE wrote to …
New Jersey Man, 20, Dies at Pennsylvania Quarry
A 20-year-old man died at a popular and dangerous eastern Pennsylvania quarry over the weekend, said officials.
What Happens When a Cemetery Dies?
It can come back to life and change a neighborhood. Or at least that's what a group of determined Philadelphians is hoping for.