Brian Lee

Class of 2012


  • Activision replaces innovation with repetition in games

    Let’s talk about how video gaming used to be. Games were works of art — they held their own. They had memorable characters and engrossing storylines, but most importantly, they connected us emotionally to a different world that we could become a part of. For a second now, let’s just remember how we wanted to live in Hyrule, how we wanted to be in the realm of the Final Fantasy series, and — even...

    Forum | February 28, 2011
  • Fairfax Apartments


    Location: 4616 Fifth Ave., on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Craig Street

    Style(s) of housing: Apartments — one-bedroom (two students) and efficiency (two students); the Fairfax Annex has two-bedroom apartments (three students)

    Size: 272 residents

    Building retention: Yes

    Kitchens: In each apartment and efficiency

    Special | February 14, 2011
  • Health Talk: Countless factors govern differences in men and women

    Most of us have probably heard it before: Men are from Mars, and women are from Venus. But how much of this phrase is actually true? Are men and women two worlds apart?

    The phrase originated from a book written by John Gray, who argued that men and women have different methods of communication, and understanding these differences may be beneficial to a healthy relationship.

    SciTech | February 14, 2011
  • How Things Work: Oil rigs aid in harvesting energy from beneath the Earth

    One undeniable fact: Our world consumes around 85 million barrels of oil a day. Most of our power comes from energy that is generated using oil — cars and airplanes need fuel, while electronics need electricity that is usually generated from oil sources. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, in 2009 the United States used 18,771,000 barrels of petroleum per day.

    SciTech | January 31, 2011
  • Health Talk: Avoid hypothermia by staying warm; alcohol accelerates heat loss

    As the snowy weather shows no signs of letting up, students are constantly reminded of one aspect of winter — it’s very cold outside. And even when proper measures are taken to stay warm, such as bundling up and hurrying to class, cold weather poses a health risk to those who are forced to stay outside for long periods of time.

    SciTech | January 17, 2011

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