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More newsfeeds offered to SCAtoday.net registered users

SCAtoday.net now offers two more syndicated headlines blocks, which registered users can choose to display on their personalized SCAtoday.net home page.

SCAtoday.net syndication URL updated

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SCAtoday.net moving to new server

On the evening (U.S. Eastern time) of Wednesday, February 28, SCAtoday.net will be moving to a new server. Visitors may experience brief interruptions in service, but we'll be back online as quickly as possible. Read on for details...

Justin's photos from Pennsic War 35

SCAtoday.net Publisher Iustinos Tekton presents his photos from Pennsic War XXXV (2006).

A Cathedral By Night: Photos and History of ShadowClans

Many Pennsic-goers know and admire the beautiful ShadowClans cathedral façade. At Pennsic XXXIV, SCAtoday.net's Publisher, Justin, spent a moonlit evening with Fenris and Pip and his digital camera. Just in time for Pennsic XXXV, we present the photo shoot by Justin and a history of the ShadowClans household by Fenris, one of the founding Elders of the household.

SCAtoday.net publishes five thousandth story

The story you are now reading is the five thousandth article published on SCAtoday.net since its founding on August 2, 2002.

Proof at last: The Internet is Period!

There are those in our beloved Society who believe that the use of computers and the Internet, however convenient, somehow contaminates our historical accuracy. Some of these naysayers, to be sure, are rogues and scoundrels of the most common sort, yet others are of noble and virtuous demeanor and are merely misguided in their thinking.

SCAtoday.net upgraded to new software version

SCAtoday.net has been upgraded to a new version of Drupal, the software that manages all content on the site.

SCAtoday.net adds anti-spambot measure to user registration

Gaaaaak! Since some spammer has decided to use a robot to create bogus user accounts on SCAtoday.net, we've added a new security feature to our account creation page. Spammers would make pretty good trebuchet ammunition, wouldn't they?

Happy New Year from SCAtoday.net!

The creators of SCAtoday.net wish you and yours a Happy New Year, and we thank our contributors, staff, and readers for a great 2005!

A charitiable appeal from SCAtoday.net's founders

We don't normally do this, and we promise not to make a habit of it, but the creators of SCAtoday.net are asking for your help for a very deserving charitable cause this holiday season—a small one with which you probably are not familiar, but which we hope will touch your heart.

"Shutterbugs" email list offers venue for living history photographers

If you are a professional photographer, or a serious amateur, or if you are a beginner with an interest in learning more, you may want to sign up for SCAtoday.net's new "Shutterbugs" email list.

Midrealm Court photos from Pennsic 34

SCAtoday.net's Publisher, Iustinos Tekton, offers this photo album from the Court of Their Majesties Alaric and Noelle, at Pennsic 34.

Newswire scheduling during Hurricane Katrina emergency

We are receiving a lot of news and updates related to the hurricane crisis affecting Meridies, Gleann Abhann, and surrounding areas. In response, SCAtoday.net is altering our normal editorial schedule.

Rapier Broken Field Battle -- Up Close and Personal

SCAtoday.net's Iustinos Tekton shares the results of a rare photo opportunity, after being allowed to photograph the Rapier Broken Field Battle at Pennsic 34 from the Marshal station at the center of the battlefield itself.

Milica strikes again with even more Pennsic 34 photos

SCAtoday.net's own THL Milica of Varna rounds out her Pennsic portfolio with almost 400 more photos.

Pennsic 34 Opening Ceremonies and Bridge Battle Photos

SCAtoday.net's own THL Milica of Varna shares her extensive photo albums from Pennsic XXXIV's Opening Ceremonies and Bridge Battle.

Happy Birthday! SCAtoday.net turns three -- Want to be part of the fourth year?

Three years ago this very minute, SCAtoday.net went online with our first story. Take a look at where we've been, and learn how you can be part of SCAtoday.net's future!

SCAdians showcased at library's Medieval Faire

In Louisville, Ohio, the Marche of Alderford entertained and educated the public with a demo for the public library's Medieval Faire, and two photo albums are now online with highlights.

Photo Albums from Oaken Melee School, Northern Oaken War Maneuvers

SCAtoday.net's Editor, THL Milica of Varna, and Publisher, Maistor Iustinos Tekton, have published galleries containing well over 800 pictures from Northern Oaken War Maeuvers and Oaken Melee School.

Erevnite Asteron

Erevnite Asteron is a small household whose members hail from various parts of the Middle Kingdom. Several members of the SCAtoday.net staff are members of this household, which was founded in 1992 by Milica and Justin. The web site contains, among other things, extensive photo albums of events attended by Erevnite Asteron members.

"I registered at SCAtoday.net and all I got was...nothing!"

So, you tried to register for a personal account at SCAtoday.net, and you never got your emailed confirmation and password? Here's what went wrong, and what to do.

Technical Difficulties -- Please Stand By

Our ISP experienced a major hardware failure this evening, and we are still digging out from the mess. Please excuse the extra error messages you may see here tonight.

Society Exchequer Late with April 1 Report -- BoD Says, "Ooooh, she's in big trouble!"

Mistress Ghita, the Society Exchequer, a.k.a. "The Mistress of Budgetary Pain", was a bit late sending us her April 1 report — but in the spirit of "better late than never", we've decided to cut her some slack and share it with you anyway.

SCAtoday.net feed available from LiveJournal

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SCAtoday.net on LiveJournal

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SCAtoday.net moves to new server

SCAtoday.net (including the web site plus all email lists in this domain) has just moved to a new web server, which should be quite a bit faster than our old server. Please excuse any bumps along the way.

SCAtoday.net recovers from unscheduled outage

Due to technical problems on our server, SCAtoday.net went offline at approximately 16:23 US Eastern time on Saturday. The senior staff were at an event and didn't know about the problem until almost midnight, but were able to restart the server easily. We apologize for the inconvenience. (Techies can click "read more" for details.)

Hall of Fame page showcases active contributors, popular stories

A new feature added today, the "Hall of Fame" page gives you SCAtoday.net "by the numbers," with listings of the most active registered contributors and the most popular stories, plus some general statistics about the site as a whole.

SCAtoday.net Technical Notice, 2005-01-12

SCAtoday.net is moving its domain name server (DNS) during the evening (US Eastern time) of 12 January 2005. No outages are expected, but we wanted to let you know "just in case". Click the "read more" link if you are interested in the details. Windows users, please also click for a special notice.