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May 2, 2012

A number of activities are being offered on campus this week (April 30 to May 4) to help you relax before finals. "Stress-Less Week," sponsored by the University Counseling Center and the Office of Health Promotion, students can participate  in yoga classes, listen to live entertainment, play lawn games and enjoy several other fun activities to reduce their stress.  

April 12, 2012

It’s time to say happy 20th birthday to someone special to all of us: text messaging. This year text messaging will celebrate its 20th birthday, and everyone is invited.

It’s time to say happy 20th birthday to someone special to all of us: text messaging. This year text messaging will celebrate its 20th birthday, and everyone is invited.
The first text message was sent at a Vodaphone Christmas party in 1992 from a computer to an Orbitel 901 handset, and it said “Merry Christmas,” according to urban legend.
But with age comes responsibility.

November 15, 2011

Boasting the best tailgating scene in the Southeastern Conference, the Grove attracts tens of thousands of people to Oxford on game weekends, which in turn creates a problem every tailgater and game-goer alike has experienced: a lack of cell phone service.
“It’s terrible,” Chase Hall, a music education sophomore, said. “I have to walk around for at least 30 minutes before I’ll even halfway get a signal. I never make calls on game day because I know they won’t go through.”

October 12, 2011

CodeRED, a new weather warning system, will be implemented in Oxford and Lafayette County.
The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a three-year contract with CodeRED’s operating company for approximately $21,000 this past Monday. This payment includes the company’s participation in the emergency notification system for the first year.

July 18, 2011

 

In today’s era of computers, laptops, netbooks and tablets, few can deny that much of our world is now electronic. 

Communication, so long confined to the sluggish limitations of paper, ink and the postal service, can occur now nearly instantaneously through e-mail, the Internet, cell phones and text messages.

February 21, 2011

When you hear the word “app” as it relates to cell phones, you normally first think of Apple’s App Store.

When you hear the word “app” as it relates to cell phones, you normally first think of Apple’s App Store.

Apple has created an extremely successful, if not the most successful, application marketplace to date.

While many competitors have tried to emulate Apple in this regard, they fall short of the sheer number of applications available and the intuitiveness of Apple’s App Store.

October 12, 2010

With today’s advancements in technology, cyberbullying, the act of bullying or harassment through the use of digital technology, which includes abuse via e-mail, social networking websites and cell phones, is becoming more and more common and accordingly more problematic among young people.

With today’s advancements in technology, cyberbullying, the act of bullying or harassment through the use of digital technology, which includes abuse via e-mail, social networking websites and cell phones, is becoming more and more common and accordingly more problematic among young people.

Social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace, are hotbeds for cyberbullies to target their victims by sending them messages, posting snide and obscene comments on the victims’ walls, and even tagging their victims in a less-than polite status or tweet.