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Mace & Crown | April 28, 2017

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Technology Archives * Mace & Crown

Summer Learning: Make Your Own Website

April 22, 2017 |

Alex Beschler | Contributing Writer

[Editor’s note: An abridged version of this article will be featured in the upcoming April 26 issue of the Mace & Crown newspaper.]

Programming is becoming an essential skill in the modern, developed world. Understanding how to … Read More

Improve Over the Summer: Learn Some HTML

April 21, 2017 |

Alex Beschler | Contributing Writer

Programming is becoming an essential skill in the modern, developing world. Understanding how to program can give someone the ability to “talk” to computers and give them a leg-up when finding a job. For instance, provided … Read More

Live Violence and Crime Appearing on Facebook

April 20, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

Social media is a huge part of our day-to-day lives. From being able to share our achievements with the world to being able to vent about anything that has frustrated us during the day, social … Read More

DIY Computer: An Introduction to the Raspberry Pi

April 19, 2017 |

Alex Beschler | Contributing Writer

The Raspberry Pi is a computer the size of a credit card, featuring a wireless card and the ability to connect to devices via Bluetooth. In addition, it has a massive array of physical connections that … Read More

Beware: FAFSA Hacked

April 14, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

If you’re receiving financial aid of some sort, you’re probably aware of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Each year, students are asked to fill it out in order to receive financial aid for … Read More

Scientists Are Running for Public Office

April 14, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

Hearing that there are people who don’t believe in climate change is probably nothing new to proponents of climate change. Like every issue, there are two sides to it, and there are going to be people … Read More

Strome Entrepreneurial Center Hosts ODU Company Expo

April 12, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart | Technology Editor

The Strome Entrepreneurial Center recently held its “ODU Company Expo,” an event where more than 35 businesses started by students and alumni were showcased alongside a few community businesses. Established in 2013 thanks to a $10 … Read More

DevCon Teaches the Ins and Outs of Making Games

April 8, 2017 |

Brooke Nicholson | Contributing Writer

In its second year, Pixelfest, Norfolk’s own gaming festival centered around the art of gaming and all its concepts, was held at the Slover Library from April 7-9. Fans and video gamers from around the area … Read More

PixelFest Attracts Vendors, Hosts Game Jam

April 8, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

PixelFest, the rapidly growing, local video game convention held at Slover Library in Downtown Norfolk this weekend featured a family-friendly atmosphere welcoming guests to multiple floors of interactive workshops and games. It not only provided locals … Read More

Six Floors of Fun and Games at PixelFest!

April 8, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

Gamers and vendors united under one roof this weekend at the Slover Library in Norfolk. PixelFest 2017 was a free event going into its second year featuring game developers, a developer’s conference, music and game … Read More

Student Startup Stories: Greek Global

April 8, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart | Technology Editor

Managing the technical intricacies of a fraternity or sorority can be a daunting task, but it can be made simpler by using a web-based online management system made and managed by two of ODU’s own student … Read More

Just in Time for Registration: Coursicle App

April 5, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart | Technology Editor

ODU may have access to a slick web interface for getting students registered for classes, but it’s not perfect and it certainly doesn’t keep students completely abreast of the availability of coveted seats in a class. … Read More

Cutting the Cord: Cable Alternatives

March 31, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

It’s probably safe to assume that you’re a broke college student or at least one on a fixed budget, and you want something to watch. Cable TV might be available to you, perhaps for free … Read More

The Latest in the Fight Over Climate Change

March 29, 2017 | 2

Brooke Nicholson Contributing Writer

There is an enormous amount of debate and discussion about the huge issue surrounding global warming in modern society. Is it purely myth, or stunning reality? American science has heavily pushed the fact that global warming is … Read More

Now Is the Time to Secure Yourself Online

March 29, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

Now that Congress has voted to kill the rules that would have required home internet and mobile broadband providers (an ISP) to get consumers’ consent before selling their private information and browsing history, Americans will need every … Read More

Samsung Galaxy S8 Details Leaked

March 24, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

After last year’s exploding phones, Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 phones are the company’s hope to come back from those issues. However, it doesn’t seem like the company will be able to get away from people … Read More