Calvin College Chimes

Google powers classroom collaboration

David Fitch, Sci-Tech Editor

November 17, 2017

Filed under Science & Technology

Educators at Calvin College, Albion College and Alma College are looking forward to an experiment this spring. Through the Michigan Colleges Alliance and using technology donated by Google, one professor at each school will t...

Certain types of Facebook usage adversely affect health, study finds

Rebecca Voogt, Guest Writer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Science & Technology

According to research from 2015, emotional health decreases while engaging in passive Facebook use, but increases when hanging out with friends in real life. In an 2015 study titled “Passive Facebook Usage Undermines Aff...

Students prefer MacBooks but often opt for budget laptop models

Temitope Ogunnoiki, Guest Writer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Science & Technology

Laptops have become a commodity to all college students. The personal computer serves many essential  purposes, from allowing one to work on assignments and projects to being able to catch up on shows from any location. Tod...