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IPI: Apple Domination

Since 2004 Apple sales have greatly increased according to a chart on aaplinvestors.net.  It has become increasingly more common to see people with multiple Apple products as the attraction to the brand continues to grow with each new item. Apple has cornered the market for technology as personal use with the IPhone, IPod, MacBook, and…

IPI: The Head Down Generation

Everywhere you look there is somebody using some form of technology via their smart phone, laptop, and even in their cars they drive. The impact of technology is apparent and it commands how we communicate, handle business and understand the world. A new generation of people has emerged since the technology boom and everyone has…

IPI: Invisible, Temporary and Permanent Disability Services

While the struggle of self-identity is not uncommon amongst individuals, many struggle with a different sense of identity – the label of disability. Office of Disability Service director, Clint-Michael Reneau, said students are often nervous about approaching ODS simply because of the self-consciousness often attached to that label. “There’s some issues or stigmatization that go…

IPI: ODS Overcoming Obstacles

Texas State’s Office of Disability Services is a known aid in giving a various degree of resources like sign language interpreters, audio formatted textbooks, and note-taking paper. Another resource, less known, that is available to students with disabilities are university professors. Professors at Texas State go about teaching in different ways. English Department Senior Lecturer,…

IPI: What is the ODS

The Office of Disability Service serves students with a number of disabilities including: learning disabilities, all types of physical disabilities, chronic health issues, students who are deaf and hard of hearing, visual impairment, attention deficit disorder, and that’s not exhausted list by any means. According to Texas State University’s Office of Disability Services mission, their…

IPI: Disabling the Disabled

According to Art Junior Cat Cassidy, this semester, there have been some changes in the leadership of the Office of Disability Services, particularly in the way the interpreter services are run for deaf students like Cassidy. Up until this semester, the sign language interpreters have been coordinated by Linda Lovelace. This semester, the university has…