• August 22nd, 2012

Review: Owl City's "The Midnight Station"

It’s the electronica band’s first album featuring collaborations with other artists, such as Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 and Carly Rae Jepsen, widely known for her song “Call Me Maybe.” The featured artists add some needed variety to frontman Adam Young’s vocals, but they can’t save the series of songs with metronome-like beats and muted tunes.

  • May 18th, 2012

Sunset solar eclipse to brush Columbus Sunday

The partial eclipse will begin at 7:23 p.m. and will continue until the sun sets at 7:42 p.m., according to NASA's website.

  • May 8th, 2012

Agricultural advocacy remains doomed

Note, 2014: This post was an assignment for a college class, written in 2012. The assignment was to take a position on the future of agvocacy and blog about it. It does not reflect the modern state of agvocacy, and may no longer be accurate in any fashion. I now question some of my decisions when writing it.

  • April 24th, 2012

Newsroom tweeting and the impossibility of preventing information dissemination

A recent article on the Huffington Post website reflects the strange ways that new technology is influencing government, this time in courts.

  • March 25th, 2012

White House petition seeks doubled NASA budget

  • March 13th, 2012

Students rally on Oval for education, equality

  • February 27th, 2012

News media should be able to rehost source material

On the web, what is published can be removed from publication at its source, for example this YouTube video of JFK's assassination. It was a gory video, and therefore someone reported it to YouTube as unnecessarily violent. YouTube deemed the video to be in violation of YouTube's policies regarding violence, and the video was subsequently pulled from YouTube.

  • February 23rd, 2012

JFK's assasination and computer enhancement

We have the technology to take archived video and enhance it, to make details more apparent than they were in the original. Necessarily, the emotional impact is increased.

  • February 15th, 2012

Getting an ebook for free, and what that means for journalism

Today, I downloaded a book for free, but it wasn't in the format I wanted, so I transcoded it. In that sentence lies the future of the news media.

  • February 14th, 2012

OSU considers new dining, recreation facilities

Students met with architects hired by Ohio State on Jan. 24 to discuss potential additions to North Campus facilities.