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Public Safety to release new safety app

Public Safety to release new safety app
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...

The age of Faboocrats and Twittertarians

The age of Faboocrats and Twittertarians
How social media influences politics
March 12, 2019

Lauren Wojcuich said Americans are “ridiculously embarrassed to be wrong.” The senior communication studies major said American politics have become a hard divide between Republicans and Democrats. “Instead...

Rochon talks changes to higher ed, enrollment and future

The Board of Trustees named Provost Ron Rochon as the university's fourth president Thursday afternoon. Rochon will officially assume his duties as president July 1.
October 30, 2018

Ron Rochon said being president has been busier than he ever anticipated. “People tell you and they kind of prepare you for the schedule, but until you get in the chair, you just don’t understand...

Proud to be Jewish

March 1, 2017

My religion and heritage haven’t always been accepted. Throughout my life, I’ve had to deal with hateful comments, bullying and prejudice that follows being Jewish. I never felt like I could...

Social media: a double-edged sword

September 1, 2016
Social media is a tool. If one is able to continuously evolve in the mechanics, accomplishments are limitless. The problem is, too many people use social media to expose their Achilles heal.

Uncle Gaddis’ Guide to Social Media

August 23, 2015

Gather ‘round you bright-eyed freshmen and lend me an ear. I know you’ve just experienced an avalanche of information from college officials, roommates and well-meaning people who think unsolicited...

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