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Article by Chris Varney
March 3, 2012

Google privacy policy: will share personal information “only if asked really nicely?”

In what was hailed by consumer rights activists as a major victory, Internet behemoth Google Inc. has announced an overhaul to its comprehensive privacy policy. Privacy, a long time thorn in Googleâ??s side, is finally going to take a front seat in corporate decisions. The company made an announcement earlier this week laying out the... MORE »

Article by Cailin Lowry
February 11, 2012

USC Wireless Shut Down Indefinitely, Schmidt Speaks

What we do know: at 9:45am on February 11, 2012, all USC Wireless was completely shut down. Within twenty minutes, ethernet ports started failing as well. By 11am, terrified sorority girls were unable to upload mobile pictures of their angst to Facebook. Sophomore Nikolas Schmidt managed to singlehandedly shut down Internet access within a three-mile... MORE »

Article by Annie Segal
January 19, 2012

PIPA and SOPA, Oh NOPA!

PIPA and SOPA, two proposed pieces of anti-piracy legislation that can have dire consequences on user content-generated websites, are causing uproar among the online community. If passed, the acts could possibly shut down social networking sites, search engines, and blogging websites due to copyright infringement. Here’s a look into the future without our favorite sites.... MORE »

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November 20, 2011

Unanimous Blackboard Poll Suggests Blackboard Creators Know Nothing

Dear Blackboard Tech Staff, Nobody knows what the “community” tab is! Every time any student goes to blackboard they need to take the extra step to click on the “my blackboard” tab…why are you trying to make our lives more difficult than they already are? Sincerely, Cornellians MORE »

Article by Piliour
September 30, 2011

An Apology

I messed up. I apologize. Since 1870, Syracuse University has been offering the finest academics, athletics, and extracurriculars money can buy. Well, ok, maybe not the finest academics, athletics and extracurriculars. But certainly some fine academics, athletics and extracurriculars. They’re definitely not un-fine. We’ll call them fine.  The point is that it has come to... MORE »

Article by Piliour
August 30, 2011

So, You Want to Visit MySlice”¦

If you read the title of this article and are actually pursuing a way to visit the mythical MySlice, I know two things about you: 1) you’re a freshman, 2) you’re naïve. MySlice is not a page one visits. MySlice is a cold, cold bitch that must be stabbed in the belly with a blade... MORE »

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Video by Anonymous
April 14, 2011

SUParties and MTV for MayFest 2011!

We Are Joe Spadafino, Zack Stanek, Juan De Los Llanos, and Emily Coon. Join Us at Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity (AKa Crow) The Sickest Frat On Campus, MTV! As Our Crow Frat Friends Throw The Craziest Party For Mayfest! Thanks to Danny! These Highlights Are Just Little Things Compared To What is in Store to... MORE »

Article by Piliour
September 7, 2010

Air Orange vs. Air Orange X

For those of you old enough to remember (probably about 7 of you) Air Orange became Air Orange X during 2006. Students were forced to download software and install it on their computers, and Air Orange became, effectively, obsolete. The question that no one asked is: why? The answer that no one provided (until now)... MORE »