News & Announcements
Thanks to the ACM, the FSView and Florida Flambeau newspaper is now avaiable on Android phonesJanuary 18, 2011
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. FSView and Florida Flambeau, the independent student newspaper at Florida State University, today announced the launch of its mobile phone application available on all Android smart phones. The mobile application allows students, faculty, staff, alumni and fans access to the latest news and information about FSU.
The app was developed by Frank Sposaro, president of FSU's Association of Computing Machinery and an FSU graduate student, and Reid Compton, FSView's digital and multimedia editor and an FSU senior.
"We are very excited about the partnership that was created with ACM and the computer science department," said, Anne Soffin, general manager of FSView & Florida Flambeau. "Developing new ways to reach our readers and users is critical for the future of student newspapers. We want to grow and adapt with our constituents and make it easy for them to get the news and information that concerns them."
Free and easy to navigate, the app can be downloaded by entering the Android's Marketplace. Users can enter FSView or FSU news to search for the app. The app offers news, sports, arts and entertainment and blogs from the print and web editions of the FSView & Florida Flambeau.