social media

Chuck Todd and other communication panelists sound off on social media

On the morning of Oct. 22, the Communications department faculty and students packed Dewberry Hall to participate in “Taming the Communication Beast: a University and Industry Forum,” headlined by keynote speaker and NBC Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd. 

OPINION: Marriage equality is essential to a truly free America

Hundreds of people gathered in D.C. last Tuesday, March 26, to show both  support and opposition as the Supreme Court began its hearings on California's gay marriage ban. Proposition 8, which amended the state constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman, overturning California's Supreme Court decision previously legalizing same-sex marriage. The issue here is to determine whether Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act violate the 14th amendment, which guarantees equal protection under law.

Social media to determine menu for burrito joint’s replacement

The menu for Burrito Del Ray's replacement will be determined via feedback on Mason Dining's Facebook page. During the first week of classes, and the start of the Chinese New Year, the location served Chinese.

Panel to discuss impact of social media on the Middle East

During Egypt’s recent political uprising, social media played a major role in rallying Egyptians around their cause of pushing former President Hosni Mubarak out of office.

On Saturday, will be filming the pilot episode of their new internet broadcast, with the first topic being “Can Social Media Bring Democratic Reform to the Middle East?”