Blog Archive for October 2014

I’m taking a class this semester and it’s been very eye opening, literally. I decided I wanted to up my game so to speak with my own graphic design work. I have, on occasion, done some graphic work for OTN and lately I have found that I tend to go back to the same patterns […]

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Random thoughts

October 14, 2014 by Andrew Robinson

I really miss Cosmos. I am finding that I’m not that interested in watching NFL games. I usually tune into the NFL Network around 4:30 to see who won and check highlights. I still think our football team can turn it around. I really do. It was really great seeing some former students this past […]

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I remain unconvinced that advertising online is effective. I believe that humans need to be persuaded to purchase something, change an opinion or influence a change in behavior and online advertising doesn’t do that. Adam Gopnik in an article for The New Yorker magazine writes, “Everything—faith, science, love—needs a story for people to find it […]

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The Fall Season

October 8, 2013 by Andrew Robinson

Four weeks since the last blog post. Been busy? I’d say so. Well the good news it seems since the last time I posted a blog not much new has happened in the television industry. And these days that’s saying a lot where it seems like there is a major upheaval of some kind every […]

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October 30, 2012 by Andrew Robinson

As much as I bleed Orange, I am not the best fan. Saturday night my wife was out of town at a conference. I spent the day working in Ithaca so when I got home around 6:00PM I decided to treat myself to dinner at Tully’s to watch the game. As I sat at the […]

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Risky Business

October 23, 2012 by Andrew Robinson

I read an article a while back that there was some research indicating that the human brain isn’t fully developed until the age of 24 or 25. Not so much physically developed as cognitively developed. The article went on to theorize that this might be a reason why teenagers and young adults engage in risky […]

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Armando Doreste

October 16, 2012 by Andrew Robinson

I have a heavy heart this morning. I learned this morning that my Instructional Assistant from last year, Armando Doreste, passed away.  Armando was a serious, sincere, reliable and affable young man. Sadly, that’s about all I can say about Armando because I never really got to know him very well. But this I do […]

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I spent some time this past weekend with other Newhouse parents during “Family Weekend.” I went as a parent and not an SU employee but it did come out in conversation that I worked here. Of course when I mentioned that my youngest daughter was a freshman TRF major and I ran the student TV […]

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Golden Years?

October 2, 2012 by Andrew Robinson

Last week there was a meeting for staff that explained some of the changes SU is making to our financial retirement plans. And at my age, I am paying more attention to that. It was already a very good plan in my view and the changes they announced were well thought out. I felt good […]

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