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Symposium Examines Success of Augmented and Virtual Reality

Symposium Examines Success of Augmented and Virtual Reality

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Technology, University of New Haven

The University of New Haven’s Communication and eLearning Departments held a symposium Friday, Oct. 20. The symposium took place inside of the Bartels Student Dining Room and examined the recent success of virtual and augmented reality (VR & AR) in regards to education and storytelling. The idea ...

Social Media: A New Way To Communicate

Social Media: A New Way To Communicate

Alessia Bicknese, Opinion Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion & Editorials, Technology

Want to know what catches the millennial’s eye? Follows, likes, and retweets. The newest iPhone glued to perfectly manicured hands, a 17-year-old posing on Instagram in risqué ensembles, and filters that seamlessly accentuate flirty eyes and puckered lips. These are the traits of a flawless monster: th...

Students Say Goodbye to AIM

Students Say Goodbye to AIM

Nelson Vandenburgh, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Technology, This Week's Top Stories

After 20 years of being in service, AOL has decided to shut down their AOL instant messenger service, also known as AIM. Vice President of Oath, (AOL’s new name) Michael Albers, wrote in a blog, “AIM tapped into new digital technologies and ignited a cultural shift, but the way in which we communicate...

New App Tries to Get Students to ‘Unplug’

New App Tries to Get Students to ‘Unplug’

Justin Cella, Contributing Writer

September 2, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life, Technology

The idea behind the creation of the mobile application Flipd was to help students "unplug" and create a distraction free environment during class. By creating a lock screen that “removes distractions while keeping you connected,” the app allows professors to monitor student’s phone usage during...

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