Student Life

Student Life: The media landscape in 2013 – Which way is our information going?

The news landscape is changing at a very quick rate. In the modern age we no longer get most of our news from traditional sources like newspapers, radio, and television. Instead, we watch Youtube videos, and scroll down Facebook and Twitter to obtain the most significant information.  As a society, how has this affected what …

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Student Life: The Gangnam Style Phenomenon and the Role of Language in Pop Culture

The music scene in North America is quickly changing, as songs like Gangnam Style take over the Internet. Pop culture is connecting countries across the globe. So, what does this mean for North America’s music scene, and how does this change represent the general realm of globalization that has been happening for decades? Perhaps language …

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Student Life: Does Social Media Really Create the Strongest Connections?

           Everywhere we look people are using their phones, accessing the Internet, and connecting to a world that has become almost as prominent as the physical world around us.  Social media has greatly changed the way we interact and has altered our perceptions about what makes a relationship personal.  However, it has created both positive and …

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