Hello Non Con!

Uncategorized | Posted by admin
Feb 21 2011

No Such Convention (NonCon) is a gaming, comics and anime convention hosted at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY (about 2 hours north of New York City).   Events are held in Main building on campus.

This year marks the eleventh year of NonCon, which will be held on February 18-20 2011.

Go and Check it out!

Visit http://noncon.vassar.edu/ for details

ID Scanner on Campus

Uncategorized | Posted by admin
Feb 19 2011

Have you seen an ID Scanner at a college campus?  An ID Scanner is used to check if a student is currently enrolled at the college.  Some former students keep their student IDs and hope to use the school’s gym, attend sporting events, and use facilities for free or at a discount.  An ID Scanner lets administrators charge non-students for access to the facilities if they are not actually a student.

If used by the campus police, an ID Scanner lets them check non-students by scanning drivers licenses.  This builds a record of attendance which lets them investigate after an incident on campus.  It also provides a black list of barred individuals.  People who are banned from the campus can be loaded into an ID Scanner’s memory and when scanned, escorted off campus.

ID Scanners, while appearing to be big brotherish do have their benefits.