Opinion: The President is Stealing Our Land

by Ryan Westergaard On December 4, President Trump downsized two national monuments by over one million acres. The Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments reside in Utah and comprise millions of acres of the most beautiful and pristine land in the country. It is commonly used for hiking, camping, exploring, rock climbing, and many other outdoor activities. This area acts to preserve species … Continue reading Opinion: The President is Stealing Our Land

British Scientists Print Circuits on T-shirts

by Ryan Westergaard Scientists can now print a fully functional electrical circuit onto fabric, just like printing a design on a shirt. The process is very simple. Through research at the University of Cambridge, an ink was created out of graphene, a two-dimensional form of carbon, which conducts electricity very well. This ink is then printed with an ink jet printer directly onto the shirt … Continue reading British Scientists Print Circuits on T-shirts

How to Make Cookie Dough Brownies

by Ryan Westergaard The holiday season is coming up, and that means a lot of cooking and baking. Instead of leaving bland cookies for Santa, leave cookie dough brownies. Not only are they a soft chocolaty brownie, but they are layered with a raw (safe to eat) cookie dough. Ingredients For brownies: Betty Crocker Milk Chocolate brownie mix 3 tablespoons of water ½ cup of … Continue reading How to Make Cookie Dough Brownies

How to Become Popular on Instagram

by Ryan Westergaard Most people have an Instagram account, but not that many have followers in the thousands. To fix this, follow the steps below. Many popular Instagram users share these common ideas. Create an Instagram account. Make it unique, if possible. Find a “niche” for your account that a specific group of people would find very interesting. Instead of photography, narrow it down to wild … Continue reading How to Become Popular on Instagram

How to Take Great Smartphone Photos

by Ryan Westergaard We all want to take great photos, but most of us can’t spend thousands on a professional camera. Well, you’re in luck! Below are some tips and tricks to take the best photos, all with just your smart phone. 1. CLEAN THE CAMERA: This is commonly overlooked, but make definitely make the difference with your photos. Make sure to wipe off the camera … Continue reading How to Take Great Smartphone Photos

Try rock climbing for its benefits

by Ryan Westergaard Rock climbing not only aids in physical fitness, but also mental health. Climbing up a 50 foot vertical wall is going to have its challenges. Most of the time, your weight will be evenly distributed through your feet and hands, but sometimes you may have to hold all your body weight up with only your fingertips. Because of this, rock climbing is … Continue reading Try rock climbing for its benefits