Month: August 2005

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Buis’ Bits: Gonna be some changes made

Your favorite college newspaper is about to get a lot better. No, not The State Hornet. The Orion Online is becoming even more convenient for your online lifestyle. There is a total redesign that’s beginning to find its legs.  We’re going to pull an Apple Computer on you though and just say it’s going to be…
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Buis’ Bits: Feeling secure

Last week’s column seemed to generate a lot of angry e-mails (read: zero), so I felt the need to clear up a point I made about computers. I wrote about how furious I was to see people buying cheap laptops at Wal-Mart and it needs to be stated that I love (read: hate) Wal-Mart.  I also…
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Buis’ Bits: Merry (bleep)

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas. Who gives a flying-eh, it’s not worth breaking out the profanity. This has been a massive political debate that makes me want to vomit profusely. And when I use the word “profusely”, I really mean it. The only reason why we’re debating this is because Tom DeLay might lose his position…
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Buis’ Bits: Up shopping stamina (again) with 5 (more) laws of spending

Christmas is coming and the end of the world is near. No, it’s not war, famine, or the bird flu. It’s time to shop and jump into the magic of the holiday season and buy respect from your friends and coworkers. There is a way to keep sane this holiday season. I’ve expanded on last…
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Buis’ Bits: Terminated

If I had $50 million, I wouldn’t use it to make millions of people tell me I’m wrong. Our wonderful governor, however, just wrote himself into a blockbuster hole. The script called for him to jump into California and tear the dirty hippies out here a new one. He was supposed to make the unions…
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Buis’ Bits: Quit playin’ games with my court

President Bush picked his new nominee for the Supreme Court last Monday. Before I even get to his name, I might as well mention that I’m insulted by Bush’s choice. I’m not just talking about the nominee, I’m talking more about the timing. This choice came the Monday after Vice President Dick Cheney’s assistant, Lewis…
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Buis’ Bits: Thanks for the material

Last year I thought long and hard about what I was most thankful for in my life and what Thanksgiving was to me. If you’re looking for that kind of column, I’ll put the link at the bottom of the story. This year, I realized I’m also thankful for something else. Good ol’ politics. I…
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Buis’ Bits: No News

“This just might do nobody any good. “At the end of this discourse, a few people may accuse this reporter of fouling his own comfortable nest, and your organization may be accused of having given hospitality to heretical and even dangerous thoughts… “It is my desire, if not my duty, to try to talk to…
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Buis’ Bits: Where have all the good games gone?

Video games suck. And there’s little hope of them getting better. The next wave of the video game console wars is locked into graphics quality. Everyone wants stunning graphics, pretty colors and fantasy worlds that look real. All of these shiny objects coming out act as a distraction for a real issue nowadays. To alter…
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Buis’ Bits: Have you seen my childhood?

Peter Gammons wants to kill my childhood. The ESPN baseball analyst is trying to erase some of the best memories of my life. He wants to prove once and for all that everything I know is wrong and he is right. He wants to kill baseball. And he’s not alone. In the past seven years,…
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