Oh Da Social Network

Social Media What was once trending among the teens of America has now made its way into the business world. Simple and easy to use sites such as Twitter allow businesses and people to post about what is happening in the company and personal lives. The growing concern, however, is how social media sites can [more…]

Facebook for a resume

In the job market through the years, Facebook has had an ever growing influence over the selection process for hiring new employees. Each year, employers search into the personal lives of their candidates and are now delving even deeper, particularly as jobs get harder to find. Recently, employers have gone so far as to request [more…]

End of the Year Laptop Return

For many students attending Northwest Missouri State University the laptop program offered here at Northwest was very helpful. Many of the students do not own a personal laptop and have become dependant on the one provided by the university. As the end of the year approaches, many are unaware of how they are affected. If a student [more…]

Tips for the Road Ahead

The time of year when thoughts turn with the weather is just around the corner. The focus shifts from surviving school to surviving finals and then getting home. Even more important is getting the  computer and all of the files on it home safetly. For a personal computer or one of Northwest Missouri States computers, [more…]

PERT position to be eliminated after 2011-2012 school year

Due to financial reasons and department restructuring, the PERT position will no longer exist after this year. Do not fear, though– technical support will still be available through other sources on campus. The B.D. Owens library will provide hel

New trojan horse attacks 600,000 Macs

Apple can no longer completely pride itself on being “virus free.” A new trojan, termed the “Flashback Trojan,” has infected around 600,000 Apple computers. Below is a quick overview of what the Flashback Trojan is, how to check if a computer is infected, and how to remove it. What is Flashback? Flashback, which first appeared [more…]