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I ‘like’ the new admissions/hiring process…

Grades, extra activities, a full and well presented resume, criminal records – all of these things are what we expect to be checked when applying to colleges or jobs. But now this simply isn’t enough. The computer mouse is now … Continue reading

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Citizen journalism is a necessity today

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy I did not have internet access, nor a TV, not a newspaper nor a radio. So to catch up on what happened on those awful days for the Eastern Americans affected by the destructive … Continue reading

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Tweets can come back to peck you

While strolling down my Twitter feed and wondering why I follow some of the people I do (probably because I followed them back out of courtesy), I notice tweets that I would call racist, some that are un-politically correct, non … Continue reading

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Some things are just best left to the internet – election coverage

New media versus newspapers and print is a huge topic when talking about the evolution of journalism. The cliche saying “you don’t know what you have until it is gone” comes to mind when thinking about the media coverage of … Continue reading

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Twitter Promotions Can Tweet Off!

Something that caught my attention this week was The Cut’s Associate Editors Kat Stoeffel’s talk was her observation that Twitter has become more of an online promotion network rather than a social site. I have noticed this myself as I … Continue reading

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The Range of Teaching Methods Today – What Way Works?

As an observant foreign student who has only been at Stony Brook University for a couple of weeks, I have noticed the range of different teaching methods used by professors here. Some classes are provided with a chalk board – … Continue reading

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