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Mace & Crown | April 26, 2017

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Web 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

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

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

The Rise of the Cyber Arms Race

March 24, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

Every day, we are putting our personal information out on the internet. We’re sharing our selfies on Facebook and Instagram, we’re tweeting about our days and we’re using the internet to buy what we want … Read More

YouTube to Kill Unskippable Ads in 2018

February 17, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

In a move that will surely make internet video viewers happy, Google announced that it will end non-skippable 30-second ads in 2018. This was announcement was first made to UK publication Campaign and later confirmed by The … Read More

Social Media Cracks Down on Fake News

February 10, 2017 |

Audra Reigle Assistant Technology Editor

News and social media outlets are cracking down on “fake news” after wide distribution during last year’s presidential election cycle made its dangers apparent. While the U.S. presidential election has passed and President Trump has officially … Read More

Google Maps to Make Locating Parking Easier

January 27, 2017 |

Audra Reigle Assistant Technology Editor

When you’re running late for work, class or a night out with your friends, the last thing you want to be stressed about is finding a parking space. When parking is limited in an area, it … Read More

The Disability March: Employing Social Media to Get the Word Out

January 27, 2017 |

Audra Reigle Assistant Technology Editor

Over the weekend almost 500,000 people in the Women’s March shook Washington, D.C. There were also several affiliated marches in cities across the U.S. and around the world, including one in Norfolk. For those whose disabilities … Read More

Black Friday and Cyber Monday: A Breakdown

December 6, 2016 |

Audra Reigle Staff Writer

The day after we celebrate and tell everyone how thankful we are for the things in our lives, we rush to the stores to get the best deals on things we don’t have in our lives (but … Read More

How the “Internet of Things” Can be Used Against Us

November 3, 2016 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

Time and time again, users of the internet and internet-connected smart gadgets are told to secure their personal information and beef-up their electronic security. While most users do their best at keeping their passwords secret and their … Read More

The Presidential Debate in the Digital Age

September 29, 2016 |

Robert Younger

Contributing Writer

During the 2012 election season, the role played by the internet and digital technology in either presidential campaign was seen as revolutionary. This election season, the bar has been raised to new heights. Every major social media site had … Read More

Stan Wong Offers Voice-Activated Ad-Blocking

March 2, 2016 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

One of the greatest challenges facing both users and creators on the Internet today is the challenge of advertising. Content creators often rely on ad revenue on their sites and videos to make a living, but audiences … Read More

Fine Brothers Attempt and Failure to Trademark ‘Reaction Videos’

February 10, 2016 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

The Fine Brothers, one of the largest YouTube channels with 14 million subscribers, has earned the ire of the Internet by attempting to trademark the word “react” as it pertains to the popular genre of “reaction videos” … Read More