Community returns but fans are still in limbo

Fans of NBC’s “Community” finally got to celebrate the season four premier, several months late. The show, which was supposed to air Oct. 19, has suffered ratings drops and lost its famed writer Dan Harmon. The very first ever episode of “Community” was full of references to the 80s movie, “The Breakfast Club,” and from…

Internet copyright issues revealed in SOPA debate

Obviously SOPA and the related bills have had an onslaught of criticism since it was introduced. The collegiate generation, especially, have been crying out for their rights and privacy. We have grown up with the issue of internet piracy starting with sites like LimeWire and Napster. Frankly, we are pretty used to getting things for…

Public resistance hinders SOPA legislation

Senator Patrick Leahy, a Vermont democrat, introduced the Protect IP Act (PIPA) and the Combating Online Infringements and Counterfeits Act (COICA) to the Senate on May 12, 2011.  COICA did not last long on the Senate floor, but PIPA passed on May 26 by Senate Judiciary Committee. Here is when the power of the people…