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World Usability Conference held in student center

World Usability Conference held in student center

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than a dozen speakers and assistive technology vendors descended on the L.P. Young Student Center for Keene’s World Usability Day exhibition on Thursday, Nov. 13. The conference was organized by Diana Petschauer, the Assistive Technology professional and the founder and CEO of Assistive Technology for Education and Access for Employment. World Usability Day is, […]

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Debate Club argues important points at public discussion event

Debate Club argues important points at public discussion event

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The debate club got their discussion on at Keene State College’s annual Modern Issues Surrounding College Culture Debate, exploring topics of the Yik Yak app, freshmen-sophomore housing and the inevitable Pumpkin Fest. Presented by The American Democracy Project, debate club members Ryan Scrivano, Alyssa DeMarco, Rory Bogel and Nick Hebert disputed in the Mabel Brown […]

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‘Vaping’ benefits prove controversial

‘Vaping’ benefits prove controversial

| November 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

Seeing a puff of “smoke” slowly loft above the rows of desks in a lecture hall is not a common sight in 2014, however the rising popularity of electronic “vaping“ devices  may be changing that.  Vaping is to cigarettes as an iPad is to a record player. The battery-powered device delivers a dose of nicotine […]

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Texas Governor speaks on campus

Texas Governor speaks on campus

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Governor of Texas Rick Perry said he thinks the elections earlier this month sent a pretty clear message. In Perry’s recent meeting at Keene State College, the governor of Texas explained why he was happy with the midterm results a few weeks ago. Perry said he thinks voters conveyed a clear message to Washington, “We’re […]

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NextGen dorm-storms without permission from Res-life

NextGen dorm-storms without permission from Res-life

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Keene State College Residential Life has confirmed that the entering of residence halls from the group NextGen Climate was not authorized. The group, which is notable for pressuring students to fill out their request for information sheets and telling them to vote, was reportedly entering residence halls, putting pamphlets under doors and asking students if […]

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Informal poll finds students love to hate anonymous app

Informal poll finds students love to hate anonymous app

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to a survey that was conducted with almost 600 participants, 63 percent of males use the social media app Yik Yak compared to 70 percent of females. Keene State College students explained why they choose to view these anonymous postings on Yik Yak. The KSC print journalism students conducted an informal survey on the […]

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Alumnus gets mixed reviews when giving back

Alumnus gets mixed reviews when giving back

| November 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

A Keene State College alumnus is giving back to the Keene community by creating t-shirts to help restore positivity after the recent riots during Pumpkin Festival. Tim Pipp, KSC alumnus and owner of Beeze Tees Screen Printing, runs the local screen-printing company in the heart of Keene, New Hampshire. Beeze Tees works with roughly 500 […]

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Modern day take on prohibition

Modern day take on prohibition

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Legalization of marijuana has been a controversial and closely followed debate at all levels of government. From the national down to the local arena, battles over what is best for communities ranges back to the 1920s and the days of prohibition.  The 21st Amendment brought America back into the days where drinking was legalized once […]

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Law enforcement program cracks down on distracted driving

Law enforcement program cracks down on distracted driving

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The state of New Hampshire is amping up the law enforcement against distracted driving. According to the City of Keene’s Finance, Organization and Personnel Committee agenda, the Operation Safe Commute Patrol grant has been accepted. The grant is over $6,000 and will help pay  overtime for the Keene police officers when they are patrolling the […]

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Pondside IV will be the first new freshmen housing since 1993

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pondside IV will aim to create an entirely new kind of student living for freshmen. “This building is going to create different opportunities for student interaction and engagement than we’ve ever been able to provide in other first-year student buildings,” Jay Kahn, vice president for finance and planning, said. According to Kahn, who is in […]

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