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Media overload and anxiety

Media overload and anxiety

November 28, 2016

As textbook costs increase, students look to alternate online solutions

By Samara Abramson

February 1, 2013

Textbooks don’t come cheap. In fact, a semester’s worth of books may even cost more than what some University of Massachusetts students pay for in-state tuition. According to the American Enterprise Institute, textbook prices across the cou...

OIT experiences technical difficulties

By Katie Landeck

November 17, 2011

Studying, homework assignments, Skype conversations and online games were interrupted Tuesday night across the University of Massachusetts when a problem with a Domain Name System (DNS) server, supplied to the campus by a ve...

Downloadable content a double-edged sword

By Tim Jones

November 16, 2011

Back in my day, there was no such thing as downloadable content. People were restricted to whatever data was written on the game disk. Unless a sequel came out or an additional disk was released as an expansion, there was no hope...

Writers in the digital age

By Jeff Bagdigian

October 19, 2011

It is my sincere hope that one day I will be able to support myself on my writing alone, being my own boss and all that. Will it happen? I have absolutely no idea, but it does make me think about the future of the written word. The ...

People power

By Cassie Jeon

October 17, 2011

Word of mouth has always been a powerful force in society. Along with increasing access to the Internet and the wide variety of social media, people are more connected than ever. The constant Facebook or Twitter updates help...

Not all that Twitter’s is gold

By Isaac Himmelman

February 8, 2011

In the middle part of the 15th century Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press. The effects of the printing press were paradigm shifting. The ability to mass produce the written word shook the foundations of the ru...