In the age of innovation, Web site design remains surprisingly stagnant.
The student-run Web site puts UChicago-related Facebook events on one page.
Student Government should take advantage of the opportunity to sustain the political engagement that spiked during elections.
Online griping won’t do much to fix larger issues with campus dining.
Honest discussion about crucial issues is stifled when policing, not educating, is our priority.
Students called for more concrete ways to address diversity, including more O-Week discussions and increased emphasis on race issues in the Core.
Social networking provides opportunities for both insensitive and uplifting reactions to tragedy.
Disdain for “slacktivism” distracts from potential of social media to raise awareness and compassion for key issues.
In the age of Facebook, it is growing more difficult to look on the past with undue sentimentality.
As creator and sole moderator of the Overheard at UChicago Facebook group, I felt an obligation to respond to the recent op-ed, “Going Overboard on Overheard.” I will defend the group but avoid lecturing on the theory of humor, leaving that…
Employers demanding Facebook passwords crosses a long-blurring line.
At open forum, Zimmer also fields questions on Kalven report, UCPD officers trolling Facebook, and how much he weighs students complaints when investing
Laptops, cell phones, and Kindles are pushing their way into 21st century classrooms at the U of C, and some professors are pushing back, saying banning gadgets has shown positive results.
Modern media damages the art of communication.
The University’s free speech policies were criticized last Tuesday by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), who claim that the U of C has not carried through with its promised commitment to open student discourse.
Facebook users may be more concerned with their Facebook status than with the status of their GPAs, according to a recent study that correlated use of the social networking site with poorer academic performance.
What one student sees as a violation of his right to free speech, University administrators and others see as a appropriate application of the student code of conduct.
The University’s Urban Education Institute will launch a social networking site aimed at keeping more city students in school.