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The Media Deprivation Assignment

The Media Deprivation Assignment

Taylor Ewald, Reporter

February 25, 2016


Filed under Campus, Columns, Top Stories

Could you stay away from all media for 24 hours? Yes, all media in all its forms- internet, phone, email, book, you name it, and you cannot have it. What would I do for that 24 hour time period living life unconnected from the world? I have no clue whatsoever. On the surface, it seems like a difficult task....

Game Review: A Monster Mash In ‘Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe And The Blight Below’

Game Review: A Monster Mash In ‘Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe And The Blight Below’

October 20, 2015


Filed under Video Games

GamerHub.tv (TNS) It’s been nearly 10 years since “Dragon Quest” fans have had a proper sequel to its main series on consoles, though we’ve seen a number of spinoffs and remakes across a variety of gaming platforms. “Dragon Quest Heroes” is yet another spinoff, though it feels like a l...

Microsoft fills a hole, unveils its first laptop

October 6, 2015


Filed under Technology

By Paresh Dave Los Angeles Times (TNS) Microsoft Corp. is of two minds. The company says its new Surface Pro 4 tablet can “absolutely” replace a laptop. Its new Lumia phones can work “like PCs” too. Yet Microsoft on Tuesday said it has built a laptop for the first time — a laptop that’...

‘Madden NFL 16’ Review: Roughing The Passer

‘Madden NFL 16’ Review: Roughing The Passer

September 17, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Video Games

By Asif Khan GamerHub.tv (TNS) The exclusive deal between Electronic Arts and the NFL can be a double-edged sword. The lack of a viable competitor to the Madden franchise can sometimes yield a mediocre annual release, but the exclusivity can create amazing experiences when the full force of the NF...

Game Review: ‘Until Dawn’: Here Comes The Sun

Game Review: ‘Until Dawn’: Here Comes The Sun

September 15, 2015


Filed under Technology, Video Games

By Daniel Perez GamerHub.tv (TNS) I feel there’s always been a time and a place for teen horror films in all of our lives. Growing up, they serve as a great introduction to more hard-core horror films that may traumatize most adolescents, which could lead to sleeping with a nightlight well into...

Programming Contest At Northeast Community College

Programming Contest At Northeast Community College

April 10, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

The 15th annual Northeast Community College Computer Programing contest is scheduled for Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m.  Teams from Nebraska and Iowa are expected to attend and the registration deadline is April 17. The first 20 teams to register, with a maximum of 5 teams per school,...

Google Plans To Launch Small Wireless Network

Google Plans To Launch Small Wireless Network

March 3, 2015


Filed under Technology

By Paresh Dave Los Angeles Times (TNS) A Google executive said Monday that the company plans to launch a cellphone network to introduce technology that it wants to see big carriers such as Verizon Wireless and AT&T adopt. Google expects to formally announce the service in the coming months, S...

The “Resident Evil” Remakes Just Keep On Coming As Capcom Has Remade a Previous Remake Of The Classic Game That Kicked Off Survival Horror, “Resident Evil.” And, Boy, Is It a Stinker.

The “Resident Evil” Remakes Just Keep On Coming As Capcom Has Remade a Previous Remake Of The Classic Game That Kicked Off Survival Horror, “Resident Evil.” And, Boy, Is It a Stinker.

February 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Video Games

Nostalgia is a funny thing. It can be used to reminisce about days gone by when times were more simple. It can also be used to reflect about some of your decisions in life, both good and bad, as well as loved ones who may no longer be with us. Music, television shows, and films can all spark nostalgi...

Virtual Reality Isn’t Just For Video Games

Virtual Reality Isn’t Just For Video Games

January 12, 2015


Filed under Technology, Video Games

By Tracey Lien Los Angeles Times LAS VEGAS _When people think of virtual reality, they think games. Put on a helmet where VR systems are being demonstrated, and chances are you'll be immersed in a video game. Here you are in a spaceship cockpit. Now you're driving a race car. Oh, look, you're dodging...

Aereo Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Aereo Files For Bankruptcy Protection

January 11, 2015


Filed under Technology

By Tracey Lien Los Angeles Times (TNS) Aereo Inc., the online video streaming service backed by businessman and Television Hall of Fame member Barry Diller, filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday night, five months after an unfavorable Supreme Court ruling. The service had allowed subscribers to wat...

High-Tech Feeders Free Dairy Farmers

High-Tech Feeders Free Dairy Farmers

November 21, 2014


Filed under Technology

By Tom Meersman Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) FREEPORT, Minn. — The calves at Rohe Dairy don’t bawl when they’re hungry. They live together in small groups in a tall, well-ventilated barn here, about 90 miles northwest of Minneapolis, and they eat whenever they please from an automated ca...

Newly Expanded IT Degrees Hold Many Opportunities For Students

Newly Expanded IT Degrees Hold Many Opportunities For Students

Jackson Miller, Assistant Editor

November 6, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

With so many degrees on the Northeast Community College campus how does a students decide on just one. The newly expanded Information Technology (IT) department entices students to "Build their own degree." According to Richard Chrisman, information technology instructor, all freshman students enter the...

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