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University dorms experience internet outage during first week of the fall semster

A UTSA banner stands on the main campus. On-campus residents had no internet access in their dorms for about 10 hours on Aug. 26.

Breahna Luera, News Editor

August 28, 2020

UTSA dorms had an internet outage on Wednesday for roughly ten hours. Kevin Reichle, chief operating officer of Apogee, the company responsible for the university dorms’ internet services, said it was caused by a cut fiber that was “likely the result of vandalism.”  “When the outage happened, teams were depl...

The Daggers of the Mind

Rolando Ramos

February 18, 2019

How many times has someone joked about internet trolls in the past? How many times has one talked to you about someone behind their back? It’s tough to count, isn’t it? Unfortunately, that’s how rampant bullying is. Contrary to the famous saying, words can seriously hurt someone. Not many people u...

Net Neutrality: who owns the Internet?

We love net neutrality action at Verizon, which is one of over 600 actions outside of Verizon stores.
Photo courtesy of Alex Garland

Rudy Sanchez

June 9, 2018

The status of the future of the Internet The Internet – A digital ecosystem many people call home.  A place where trolls, memes, conspiracy videos and older relatives still poking you on Facebook live in harmony.  We are able to access this great resource to communicate with family members, c...

Is the end of the internet as we know it?

Kenyatta Battle

November 29, 2017

The internet is a large part of our lives as college students, but it may be subjected by corporate regulation soon. In short, these regulations means the public is dishing out more cash and being told what type of content we can and cannot view. On Nov. 21, the Federal Communications Commission released...

Breaking the Internet

Mia Cabello

March 3, 2015

Phones buzzed, beeped and binged as upwards of 40 million people responded to the pressing question on the world-wide web: what colors are #TheDress, #goldandwhite or #blackandblue? The viral sensation dubbed — and I cringe —“Dressgate” by multiple online platforms saturated social media fee...