Alejandra- Mechanical Engineering

Five Ways Dyeing My Hair Pink Influenced My College Experience

Five Ways Dyeing My Hair Pink Influenced My College Experience

Coming back to school from winter break is a whole different ball game than when one comes back from summer vacation. You have the residual exhaustion from the semester before and your stress and tolerance levels [...]

We All Have Problems: Mental Health of an Engineering Student

We All Have Problems: Mental Health of an Engineering Student

Any regular college student will tell you the same phrase: “I’m stressed.” Walk into any common study area such as the library or a study lounge, and you can see it on everyone’s face. The mental [...]

Panther Prowl: FIRST Robotics at Florida Tech

Panther Prowl: FIRST Robotics at Florida Tech

I don’t know about you, but my passion for robotics has always been with me ever since I was little when I would help my dad fix electronics around the house. However, I didn’t really get [...]

FIT Rocks Out at the Homecoming Fest!

FIT Rocks Out at the Homecoming Fest!

Apart from October is filled with a ton of Halloween festivities and events, and a much-needed change of Floridian weather from suffocate-in-humidity to decently-breezy-and-not-scathing-hot. At the end of October is an event that  all Panthers look [...]

Robotics and Spatial Systems Lab: Motoman, the Real 3D Printing

Robotics and Spatial Systems Lab: Motoman, the Real 3D Printing

Since my job last year at the robotics and spatial systems laboratory was so awesome, I decided to continue working there this school year. Apart from helping and creating different workshops and tools for Dr. Larochelle’s [...]

Downtown Melbourne: Music, Food and Fun!

Downtown Melbourne: Music, Food and Fun!

So, after a really intense week of classes, tests and homework assignments, it’s nice to be able to unwind and do something fun. One of my favorite things to do is visit historic downtown Melbourne and [...]

Mechatronics: the Excitement, the Frustration and the Accomplishment

Mechatronics: the Excitement, the Frustration and the Accomplishment

With the school year already in full swing, there is one class which has drawn my time and attention 120%: mechatronics. This semester I had a few gaps to fill credit-wise since I’m ahead of the [...]

Atlantis: The Legend is Home

Atlantis: The Legend is Home

Since the space shuttle program was decommissioned in July 2011, the three remaining orbiters, Atlantis, Endeavour and Discovery, have been relocated to their now permanent homes. Endeavour went to the California Science Center, Discovery is at [...]

NASA’s Fourth Annual Lunabotics Competition

NASA’s Fourth Annual Lunabotics Competition

What’s up, Panthers?  I hope everyone is enjoying their summer whether you’re relaxing as much as possible or working hard at your summer classes. So far, my summer has been the craziest, most jam-packed and incredible [...]

Sink Your Teeth Into Our Latest Production: Dracula

Sink Your Teeth Into Our Latest Production: Dracula

Plastic fangs, a rainbow of costumes and seven hours spent in Gleason Performing Arts Center Monday through Friday can only mean one thing; the 2013 Spring production is here! For the past three months, the cast [...]