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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

“Fake News”, but from a Different Source

Freedom of the press is a fundamental bedrock of American democracy. For centuries, news outlets have been revered and held to standards of great importance and prestige in their deliverance and analysis of news...

Suck it up and vote

Over the last several months, the phrase circulating throughout the American electorate even more than any name-calling Trump concocts in his Mean Girls-style burn book is “this election is bigger than you and me.”...

What is it like to be a senior?

“I wish there was a way to know you were in the good old days before you actually left them” – Andy Bernard. This quote sums up how it feels to be a senior....

Election and American Society

By Zeuxan Yang Apparently, up to now, Trump’s support rate had bottomed, and his comments on Twitter were improper, as people did not agree on his plan for rebuilding the U.S. In the Olympics, people...

Is Social Media Affecting Our Communication Skills?

By Emilie Despres Have you ever been at a restaurant and noticed everyone sitting at the table engrossed in their phones? The table is silent with everyone’s faces glowing from the apps and social media outlets they cannot seem to escape. Using...

Technology: Is It Ruing Our Lives or Enhancing It?

By Samantha Turcotte If you had asked me this question a couple months ago, I would have said that technology and new media simply enhance our lives. It allows us to connect with people we went to...

Decades of Influence Pose the Question: Disney on the Path to “Ultimate Power”?

By Joseph Piccolo Every kid in America grows up in a culture that is saturated with the works of the Walt Disney Company. I still have fond memories from when I was young, watching movies...

Why Citizens Cannot Afford to Relinquish Net Neutrality in the United States

By Mitch Pimento The internet as we know it is a complexly free and open medium. While all other media platforms have at least some form of regulation or censorship, the internet has very little,...

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