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50 Things Better Than SaxaNet

50 Things Better Than SaxaNet

By Caroline Bucca and Caroline Bucca December 5, 2017

Despite being 3 months into a school year that has graced us with new Leo's and a NUG, we still have no new SaxaNet. Maybe this is a cry for help or just an attempt to make sure that we live in a constant...

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Wi-Fi Outages Linked to Georgetown Software Bug

By William Zhu March 1, 2016

A software bug in the Georgetown University firewall caused its Wi-Fi network to experience widespread and sporadic service interruptions on campus starting Feb. 22. Cisco, the manufacturer of the...

Electrical Storm Causes Power, Internet Outages

By Ashwin Puri April 21, 2015

A lighting storm left university buildings without power and students without Wi-Fi connectivity throughout much of campus Monday night. According to Vice President for Planning and Facilities Management...

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Security patch updates to Microsoft Windows software have created connectivity problems for hundreds of PC users on campus.

Security Upgrades Disconnect SaxaNet

By Xinlan Hu March 24, 2015

An incompatibility between a newly installed security patch and SaxaNet’s existing security structure has led to difficulties with connecting to SaxaNet for hundreds of students; as more students...

Survive the Wrath of SuxaNet

Survive the Wrath of SuxaNet

By Sara Carioscia and Sara Carioscia November 26, 2014

The Internet has really, really, really sucked lately. Really really sucked. Get the picture? Here at 4E we know the importance of good, strong WiFi so... Here are some tips to help you survive: Handwrite...

Sluggish Internet Caused by Broken Network Circuit

By Andrew Wallender November 25, 2014

A broken network circuit caused sluggish, sporadic Internet connections and Google Apps outages on campus accounts Wednesday through Friday. University Information Services is still investigating the...

30 Things Youll Never Hear a Georgetown Student Say

30 Things You’ll Never Hear a Georgetown Student Say

By Sara Carioscia and Sara Carioscia November 24, 2014

Inspired by recent use of the hashtag #OverheardAtGeorgetown and this article, we at 4E decided to compile a list of things you’ll never hear a Georgetown student say under any circumstances: 1. Dinner...

UIS Beefs Up Wireless Coverage, Security

By Glenn Russo July 21, 2011

A large-scale wireless Internet overhaul is being rolled out across campus, in a push that will continue throughout the summer, making coverage broader and more secure for users. Saxanet, the name of...

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