iPhone prices have become too much to handle
Sep22

iPhone prices have become too much to handle

When I was in the third grade, I got my first cell phone. To me, it didn’t mean much as it was just a way for me to communicate with my mom in case of an emergency. To everyone else, however, it was much more than that. At the time, having a phone at that young of an age was somewhat of a status symbol. Many of my classmates didn’t have phones and they thought my phone was the coolest thing ever. I don’t remember the exact price of my...

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Cells phones a source of disconnect
Dec01

Cells phones a source of disconnect

There is no better way to finish a day at Seton Hall than by grabbing dinner at the cafeteria with some friends. That is, until the first pause in conversation cues the inevitable use of cell phones, which instantly makes me feel disconnected and distant. These pocket-sized devices grow into a 360 degree barrier when the users immerse themselves in social media and texts. As much as I resent it, the urge to look at my own phone often...

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Cell phone study rings in student reactions
Oct21

Cell phone study rings in student reactions

A cell phone study comparing teen sleep, grades, and the effects of looking at smartphone screens was recently conducted and published by researchers at Seton Hall’s School of Health and Medical Sciences and the JFK Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Peter Polos, the author, and Dr. Vincent DeBari, co-author, wrote “The Impact of Sleep Time-Related Information and Communication Technology (STRICT) on sleep patterns and daytime functioning in...

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