Author Archives: The Bystander

Come Work for the CR!

This is our introduction to what The Collegian Reporter is, what we do, and why you might want to work there. It was pretty simple; Corinne and I just had a discussion in the editing suite. I think the shotgun … Continue reading

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Video Podcasting

Video podcasting has its uses.  In my podcast, I talked to Jake Sandvick, president of SMAC, about what’s going on in Eppley in the month of April.  It was short and simple, and I could definitely see SMAC doing something … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Tagging…more useful than it might appear?

I think that tagging posts definitely serves a purpose.  It’s not an earth-shaking technology by any means, but I think it serves to let readers interact with content in different ways.  Let’s say you’re reading a blog on an interesting … Continue reading

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Let the hate begin…

Well, if we’re discussing hate websites, I think we have to give a shout-out to the Westboro Baptist Church and their elegantly-titled website, godhatesfags.com. The WBC is pretty open about what it does and what it believes.  This church claims … Continue reading

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Worth a thousand words…

Needless to say, social media have made the distribution of digital photos easier than ever before.  Anyone can be a publisher.  Mailing photos is nearly obsolete. But there are about as many dangers and challenges surrounding photographs in social media … Continue reading

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The Midterm

I have to agree with peppajack6 in that I’d rather not have a midterm at all and instead just have a longer paper due at the end of the term.  I think our discussion last Thursday proved that a midterm … Continue reading

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‘This is how you edit Wikipedia?’ ‘No. This is how you play God.’

I’ve been a long-time user of Wikipedia, although I’d never edited it until today.  I’m kind of ashamed to admit that I use it as much as I do, but maybe I shouldn’t be.  After all, can you go to … Continue reading

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