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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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PJ WILLIAMS, Online Editor Emeritus

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A Second Look: More Stops Along the 7 Train

June 27, 2011

Published: November 5, 2009 While Fordham students not familiar with New York City may be hesitant about taking the train to explore other boroughs, it can actually be a great way to see what the city...

Games: More Than Just Violent Murder Simulators

June 23, 2011

Published: August 27, 2009 I am a gamer. I play games regularly as a hobby. Recently, I saw the trailer for the upcoming movie “Gamer.” Was I excited? No, not at all. It has been promoted on...

An Easy Mexican Dip

June 22, 2011

Published: August 27, 2009 Dorm life can be rough, living with different people, doing your own laundry and of course getting food. No one wants to cook when cramming for tests and Manhattan doesn’t...

You Don’t Have to Be Bill Gates to Afford Great Tech Gifts

June 6, 2011

With the holidays upon us, people are once again scrambling to think of the perfect gifts for everyone on their lists. Since the economy has been in such poor condition, many have decided against buying...

Unfortunately Your Princess is in Another Castle: The Elusive Female Gamer

June 5, 2011

Published: November 20, 2008 I am a “video gamer,” though for the record, I prefer to be labeled a nerd. My friends are nerds; we all enjoy a good game of “Rock Band” and “Super Smash Brothers...

Who You Gonna Call, Google or Apple?

June 5, 2011

Published: November 13, 2008 One of the latest trends in cell phone design is the inclusion of touch screen technology. On an aesthetic level, touch screens are sleek and futuristic looking....

Avoid Computer Crash Catastrophe: The Best Ways to Back Up Files

June 5, 2011

Published: October 30, 2008 It’s one o’clock in the morning and you just finished your 20-page term paper that’s due tomorrow. But as soon as you start to celebrate, your computer makes a loud...

Steve Jobs Unveils New iPod Lineup at Apple’s September Event

June 3, 2011

Published: October 2, 2008 Just when people are beginning to ponder holiday gifts, Apple Incorporated held a press event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco to unveil new iPods and related software. Steve Jobs,...

The Rise of Episodic Gaming

June 3, 2011

Published: August 28, 2008 In the television industry, shows like “Lost,” “Heroes” and “24” have been able to amass huge followings because of clever storytelling and cliffhangers at the...

Web Games to Procrastinate with When It Matters Most

June 3, 2011

Published: April 3, 2008 It’s 4 a.m., and you have five more pages to type before your first morning class. While the right thing to do would be to work hard and try to produce a worthwhile paper,...


June 1, 2011

Published: Febrary 14, 2008 Long ago, before there were iPods, Xboxes and even the Internet, there was a war between two competing media technologies: Betamax and VHS—the latter obviously being...

Going Hi-Tech for the Holidays: How to Spread Holiday Cheer One Gadget at a Time

May 30, 2011

Published: December 13, 2007 The holidays are upon us once again, and consumers are frantically trying to find the right gift for everyone on their lists.  This search can be even more overwhelming...

The Black Friday Alternative: Holiday Shopping Without the Bruises

May 30, 2011

Thanksgiving is the day that Americans set aside to rest and be thankful for all that they have. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is a day when many Americans are willing to kill to save money...

Saintly Tech Support: Who to Call for Divine Intervention

May 30, 2011

Published: November 8, 2007 Technology doesn’t always work the way that we would like it to. Strange viruses and blue screens of death can make it a challenge to try to get your PC to work when you...

Decoding Web 2.0: The Next Evolution of Web sites

May 28, 2011

Published: October 25, 2007 What is Web 2.0? It’s a question that many people are asking with the growth of the online industry these days. The cause of the confusion is due to the disputes about...

Digital Life Tech Convention 2007: The Latest and Greatest Innovations

May 27, 2011

Published: October 11, 2007 The world of technology is always expanding and becoming more and more advanced. It can be hard to keep track of things, even if you are electronically inclined....

Apple Adds New Gadget (and Revamped Favorites) to iPod Lineup

May 27, 2011

Published: September 27, 2007 Apple Incorporated may not lead in the number of computer sales, but when it comes to the music industry, they cannot be beat. Two of the key ingredients to Apple’s...

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