In recent years, there has been a great deal of debate regarding the purpose and effect of safe spaces on college campuses. Safe spaces are what they sound like: designated areas where anyone, often marginalized minorities, can go to feel safe—to express opinions and concerns without fear of being harassedContinue Reading

As I write my final edition of this column, there are a couple of points that I’d be remiss if I didn’t make. For those of you who stuck through with this column until the end, I give you my undying appreciation and thanks. While I may spend much ofContinue Reading

Where were you on Monday when Boston was rocked with explosions? I was having lunch with someone who was supposed to be watching the marathon with his friends just a few buildings over from where the devices exploded. He’s from Boston but was delayed in flying back home because ofContinue Reading

By now, I hope you’ve heard about the Social Media Summit happening this weekend. If you haven’t, it’s beginning in the Centrum on Sunday, April 14, at 1 p.m. Honestly, I’m guessing most of you who are taking the time to read this are already going and already know theContinue Reading

In Steubenville, Ohio, a verdict has been handed to two high school football players finding them guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl. The case has been racking up mentions online as of late, and a lot of what is out there is absolutely, chillingly horrifying. I mean it. I amContinue Reading

I spend a lot of time in this space talking about the perils of social media. There’s a lot of research that backs up some of the claims I and thinkers everywhere have made, but in this week’s edition, I’d like to talk about how I think social media doesn’tContinue Reading

We’ve all done things we aren’t proud of in life. I internally argued with myself whether I should share this story or not, but I’ve come to terms with the fact that my confession needs to be heard. When I was a young lad in high school, I used FacebookContinue Reading

Concordia’s Public Relations Club will debut the college’s first Social Media Summit on April 14. The Summit, originally proposed by Concordia senior Joel Leeman, will take the place of the club’s annual spring fashion show. Leeman said he got the idea from Thomson Reuters, a company he interns for inContinue Reading