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HighlanderNews Upgrades Site

Ellen Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2012

A football program. A new residence hall. A remodeled commuter lounge. The 2012-2013 school year has already provided numerous changes on campus. The Highlander ifs followng suit with a new highlandernews.net website. Highlandernews.net, now hosted through Wordpress.com, is supported by School Newspapers Online. Wordpres...

Space Issues Challenage Freshmen

Morgan Harding, Ellen Hoffman, Editorial Staff

September 11, 2012

University officials welcomed the largest freshman class in university history along with a new problem: a lack of space. Numerous first years are tripled in McHale Hall dorm rooms, and two floors in Alumnae Hall are reserved for freshmen in an effort to solve space crunch. Residence Life housed newcomers in Machel Hall and the White House,...

Quick Ticket to News

Morgan Harding, Print Editor

September 11, 2012

  Quick Response codes are now available in The Highlander.  Readers can scan the codes with smartphones and reach online content. Web editors Shawn Kellmer and Arthur Dowell say the QR codes present an opportunity to increase traffic to highlandernews.net, the newspaper's newly redesigned website. Both  editors feel th...

Equivalency Madness

Equivalency Madness

February 6, 2012

Student feedback led to change in the Cougar’s Den.  Students took to social media outlets when ru...

Hibernation Over

Hibernation Over

January 31, 2012

As sophomore Tamara Bradley walked into the Cougar’s Den for the start of the spring semester, she...

Internet Blackout

Internet Blackout

January 31, 2012

Two political bills brought into the public eye by a massive online blackout sparked a clash between...

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