• Advertisers Cash In On Children

    By Jaime Fontaine and Gracie Ingraham, Worcester State University With recent advances in the digital age, marketers have redirected their focus towards children. Children have become accustomed to defining the fast paced generation, immune to the vast media content they are constantly subjected to. Because advertisements foster dissatisfaction as a means toward...
  • Is Tesla Being Held to an Unfair Standard?

    Written by Connor Frechette-McCcCall Since its creation in 2003 by Silicon Valley visionary Elon Musk, the electric car manufacturer Tesla has effectively changed the course of automotive history. It was the first company to produce a cost effective and practical electric vehicle. It created the world’s first Gigafactory that...
  • How the Arab Spring Influenced the Women2Drive Campaign in Saudi Arabia

    Wajeha al-Huwaider spearheaded and co-founded several campaigns and organizations to try and bring equal rights for women in Saudi Arabia. In 2008, she was filmed driving a car and explaining the need for women to be able to obtain their licenses and drive. She also speaks out about child...
  • The Driverless Dilemma

    The first fatal autonomous car crash took place in May of 2016. Although Tesla claims that the accident was due to “extremely rare circumstances” the question of safety has become more prevalent than ever. While Tesla received the initial implications of this event, so did the autonomous car industry...
  • Khhebez Dawle: Syrian Voice Politics Through Music

    In 2011 the Arab Spring uprising that started in such a small spark in Tunisia spread vastly through the Arab world. In Syria when the civil war was occurring many Syrians had to flee their homes to find safety in the neighboring country of Lebanon. The demonstrators who didn’t...
  • Could Polluting Cars Be Behind Us?

    Worldwide, Tesla has found ways to make their car models more affordable to the general public to move the 21st century energy transition forward. Imagine if you could simply plug in your car at night, much like plugging in your phone, and in the morning find its fully charged...
  • Solar Powered Cars? Driving into a Renewable Transport Age

    For the past century, Americans have been relying on cars. We have worshipped our vehicles and abide by all of their gas-guzzling needs. As useful as a car may be for quick transportation, the environmental impacts have potentially devastating consequences. With the electric car making a comeback, we may...
  • Self-Driving Technology: Are We Ready?

    Not long ago, self-driving cars seemed like technology that would only be found in science fiction movies. Our mindset quickly changed as companies like Google began to release prototypes of self-driving cars in attempt to make this technology available to the ordinary consumer. Self-driving cars could very well revolutionize...
  • Tesla: The 21st Century’s Dream Car

    In the decade since its founding, auto start-up Tesla Motors has innovated in technology and marketing to change one of the United States’ most powerful industries. It is no coincidence that CEO Elon Musk heads both Tesla and the ambitious, frequently lampooned private space travel company SpaceX; transforming the...