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October 25, 2012

It is that time of year again, folks: Hallow’s Eve is just around the corner to scare the pants right off you. But in all seriousness, Halloween is by far my favorite holiday. I thought once I went to college, I would have to retire my enthusiasm for Halloween, but actually, it got even better.

August 23, 2012

Camping and kayaking are wonderful ways to have good, clean fun, reconnect with nature, and blah blah yadda yadda  bite me. No, camping in campsites is fun, and kayaking down well known and well charted rivers is just a hoot. This story is not about that. Indeed, this story is about as far from it as you can get, unless your tribe’s name is Flecheiros and you spear your daily lunch-fish from a river in the Amazon.

 
Camping and kayaking are wonderful ways to have good, clean fun, reconnect with nature, and blah blah yadda yadda  bite me. No, camping in campsites is fun, and kayaking down well known and well charted rivers is just a hoot. This story is not about that. Indeed, this story is about as far from it as you can get, unless your tribe’s name is Flecheiros and you spear your daily lunch-fish from a river in the Amazon.

August 30, 2011

The beginning of a new semester means all new classes, and with those classes come books — books that are getting more expensive.

Weeks ago, students had to choose between the long lines of bookstores or ordering online and waiting for books to arrive.
Another option the University of Mississippi bookstore offers students is allowing them to order the books online and then pick them up in a box, avoiding the hassel of finding books while everyone else is doing the same thing.

August 29, 2011

Do a Google search for Ryan Rigney.
He is on Wikipedia for “Angry Birds,” as he was the first in the world to review it. You’ll find he has written for some of the nation’s premier gaming magazines, and in the near future, he’ll be on Amazon as the author of a book.  
With such an extensive Google resume, you may not expect the sophomore journalism student to be only 19.

September 9, 2010

 

Amazon.com recently released its much anticipated e-reader the Kindle 3. For those of you that don’t know what an e-reader is, it’s an electronic device that allows you to read electronic books, magazines, newspapers and blog posts.

 

Amazon.com recently released its much anticipated e-reader the Kindle 3. For those of you that don’t know what an e-reader is, it’s an electronic device that allows you to read electronic books, magazines, newspapers and blog posts.

 

July 8, 2010

A few weeks ago, I flew from Washington, D.C., to Lexington. I tried to pack light to avoid checking any bags (my particular airline charges $30 per bag).

 

A few weeks ago, I flew from Washington, D.C., to Lexington. I tried to pack light to avoid checking any bags (my particular airline charges $30 per bag).

 

So of course, I decided to bring along my brand new Amazon Kindle to avoid having to fill my carry-on with a large book.