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The week of August 31, 2010 in Features

Kindles, Tablets save students thousands

  While I am not a self-proclaimed technology nerd, I do enjoy researching, and sometimes obtaining, the latest electronic gadgets. My friends and family can attest that I often sway in my opinions of the latest technology. I refuse to own a smart-phone in an effort to remain slightly less connected in comparison to the average eighteen to twenty-two year old college student.

Fall TV guide: New show premiere dates looming

Remote Control Part 1 of 3

  As the fall semester begins, and we are headed back to classes, another sign of the fall season is looming upon us. Over the next few weeks, the new season of television shows will be starting up. While many of last seasons favorite shows will be returning, the networks are also bringing in a host of new shows to try out in hopes of securing the next biggest hit.

A semester in India

  One of the great things about going to college is being exposed to a larger scope of life than one would normally be accustomed to. UNCG not only provides this opportunity for students in the classroom, but through the Study Abroad program as well.

Finding local entertainment

  August 23rd, the first day back to class. It was a tremendous day. There were people everywhere. College Ave was littered with kiosks, promoting everything from the Zipcar to International Studies. Out of the blue, one catches my eye. “336 Events,” it reads.

Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft continues

  At this point, we have all heard of Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft. With around 12 million subscribers, World of Warcraft is far and away the largest Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) in the world. It is quite likely that you, your brother or sister, mom or dad, cousin or friend has played WoW at one time or another.

WWE Summerslam and the rise of Randy Orton

  For all of those that watched Summer Slam a few weeks ago, you know that it was a good switch from the usual WWE Pay-Per-View. It began with an Intercontinental Championship between Dolph Ziggler (who is affectionately referred to as Mr. Ziggles) and Kofi Kingston.