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Public Safety to release new safety app

Public Safety to release new safety app

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

We have so much technology at the tips of our fingers in today’s world. Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and YouTube crowd our phone screens but a new app is gaining popularity. Wildfire, a safety app where users can report crimes and post warnings for their surrounding area, was created in 2015 for ...

Making language learning accessible

Making language learning accessible

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

When Associate Professor of Graphic Design Xinran Hu decided she wanted her American-born daughter to learn Chinese, she struggled keeping her daughter interested in the many Chinese characters. Hu remembered being a child herself, learning the characters by writing the lines over and over until she...

DoubleMap leaves students un-appy

Armon Siadat

September 17, 2014

The DoubleMap bus tracking app has left many students unhappy, causing several to uninstall the app and take their chances at the bus stop. DoubleMap, an application for iPhone or Android devices, tracks the campus shuttles’ locations in real-time. Offered through a partnership between USI and...

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