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The excitement was on at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Friday, Feb. 12. A new sorority was announced at a probate that night. Sigma Lambda Gamma made their debut on the Arkansas …

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Articles by Ryan P.C. McQuen

Editor/Musician/Writer. With the Forum since August 2010 and glad to be here!

Google+ hangouts bring free business collaboration to the web
April 14, 2012 – 2:44 pm | Comments Off

By now you have probably heard of Google’s social network, Google+. Whether or not you’ve taken to it is another story.
But there is a trick up Google’s sleeve that may lead it to be the …

Is the new iPad worth the upgrade?
March 22, 2012 – 5:38 pm | 4 Comments

The new iPad will be out March 16, to the chagrin of those of us holding on to our original iPads and iPad 2s.

Producing docs the free way
March 1, 2012 – 11:30 pm | 4 Comments

Writing papers is a necessary part of college. No matter your major, you will somewhere down the road need to put out some text.
That being said, most students consider Microsoft’s Office suite an essential college …

Free operating system a highlight to users
February 1, 2012 – 3:05 pm | One Comment
Free operating system a highlight to users

An ancient African word, Ubuntu translates  into “I am what I am because of who we all are.”

America lags behind in Internet
November 13, 2011 – 5:38 pm | Comments Off

The United States may be considered the most developed country in the world, but we’re far behind the world in terms of Internet service.

The UALR Forum cramming playlist 2011
November 13, 2011 – 4:51 pm | One Comment

A relaxing playlist to help you focus in the wee hours of the morning.

App jams with you
October 30, 2011 – 11:56 pm | Comments Off

Often technology fails to benefit those not apt to using it, but iReal b by Technimo is an indispensable musician’s tool.

The tech world loses a visionary
October 30, 2011 – 10:54 pm | Comments Off

Steve Jobs, the unabashed leader of the tech world, saw the world through a transformation of desktop computers to tablets, CD players to iPods, and his legacy shaped the future in a way no other …

Apple starts an iRevolution
October 17, 2011 – 1:09 pm | 2 Comments

Apple’s iOS 5 is finally here, does it live up to all the hype? 

Your smartphone is a scanner
October 2, 2011 – 10:42 pm | 2 Comments

What is optical character recognition and why does it matter to you? 

SGA meeting September 15, 2011
September 22, 2011 – 10:56 am | Comments Off
How to search like a pro
September 18, 2011 – 11:26 pm | 2 Comments
How to search like a pro

Illustration by Ryan P.C. McQuen
Search engines are not just for looking up homework answers or funny videos. They have a lot of functionality you may be unaware of.

Reduce vehicle use
September 12, 2011 – 4:01 pm | Comments Off

Solutions to using your car less doesn’t just include walking everywhere.

9/11 remembered
September 11, 2011 – 3:02 pm | Comments Off

I was a senior in high school. I was in the library–dreary and brown, its earth tones even more subdued when our teacher switched on the news.