11/9/2020 Space exploration is as fascinating as it is frightening. With plans to explore Mars and beyond proposed for upcoming decades, sooner rather than later,…View More Galactic Law and Ownership
11/2/2020 The California wildfires of October 2019 affected vast swaths of residents, forcing hundreds of thousands to evacuate their homes and many to lose their…View More Fines for Fire-Induced Blackouts?
10/26/2020 A sixteen-month investigation into tech giants including Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and Google has finally been completed with the filing of a lawsuit against Google by the…View More Tech Companies Accruing Monopolies that Harken Back to the Days of “Oil Barons and Railroad Tycoons”
10/19/2020 As flu season nears with an expected spike in cases, many companies are rushing to develop a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine as soon…View More Who Should Get a New COVID-19 Vaccine First?
10/5/2020 With the coronavirus pandemic continuing much longer than anticipated, schools adjusting to fully virtual classes or a hybrid model are scrambling to find ways…View More Balancing Integrity with Privacy in Virtual Learning
9/28/2020 Elon Musk has always been one for lofty technological goals, but he’s not always concerned with their societal or ethical implications. During a recent…View More The Unnerving Implications of Brain-Computer Interfaces
9/14/2020 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the surge of virus outbreaks in prisons around the nation, California Governor Gavin Newsom initiated an early release…View More How California Fires are Highlighting the Ethicality of Prison Labor
9/8/2020 Amazon’s Ring home security company is no stranger to controversy. In 2018, it was revealed that footage, both from outside and inside customer’s homes,…View More The Blurred Line Between Corporate and Governmental Interests
8/10/2020 As morgues in Arizona and Texas begin to overflow into refrigeration trucks and the number of Americans hospitalized nears a record high, COVID-19’s toll on Americans–– and American…View More When COVID-19 Forces Ugly Decisions
8/3/2020 In VCE’s weekly news profile from February 10, 2020, one of my fellow editors explored the world of misinformation in the health industry – an…View More The Time and Place for Conspiracy