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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...

4 charged in phone scheme at La. senator’s office

Liz De La Torre

January 26, 2010


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS – A conservative activist who posed as a pimp to target the community-organizing group ACORN and the son of a federal prosecutor were among four people arrested by the FBI and accused of trying to interfere with phones at Sen. Mary Landrieu's office. Activist...

States send mixed message on texting and driving

Liz De La Torre

September 19, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press Fiddling with your iPhone behind the wheel can get you fined across much of the nation. But many states are more than happy to tweet you with up-to-the-minute directions on how to steer clear of a traffic jam. It is a mixed signal that some safety experts and politicians...

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