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Students design new games – in just 48 hours

Students participated in the Global Game Jam, an event that challenges people from across the world to create a video game from scratch in just 48 hours, from Friday, Jan. 31 through Sunday, Feb 2 in the Arts and Interactive Multimedia building.

Media influences people’s perception of politics

In the wake of the tumultuous Senate hearings involving Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a slew of evaluative content has been published on the internet.

PS4 reigns as champion of modern gaming consoles

Sony debuted its first gaming console, the Playstation One, in 1994. It is widely considered to be the father of all playing consoles, and my own father bought one after its release.

Fictional media effectively addresses global issues

Immigration is a complicated but important topic to discuss. There is no one right answer that would make everyone happy, but there are plenty of wrong ways to handle it. In the same vein, the way immigration is handled in media needs to accurately highlight the experiences of people who go through the process.

Breaks from social media strengthen relationships

On a beautiful Tuesday afternoon, I sat outside of Traditions at a table with friends. The sun was out and the birds were chirping, but I suddenly realized I couldn’t hear any other sounds when I looked up in the middle of stalking my cousin’s boyfriend’s friend’s sister on Instagram. I became glaringly aware that each person around the table was also on their phone.

NYU professor raises awareness of media bias

New York University professor Yvonne Latty spoke on Friday, March 3, at the College’s final Brown Bag lecture of the spring 2018 semester.

Shooters do not deserve sympathy

An active shooter invaded Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, claiming the lives of 17 teachers and students on Feb. 14. Following the shooting, several news outlets and major media networks published articles that sympathized with the shooter.

‘Peter Rabbit’ promotes food allergy bullying

In an effort to capitalize on children’s love for a classic slapstick routine, Sony’s “Peter Rabbit” was right on target — if the target was showing young children a textbook example of how to bully someone with a food allergy.

Legislation to invest $100 million in local news to be discussed in Education Building forum

A forum to discuss a bill that could help offset the decline of New Jersey’s local news media will take place in Education Building Room 212 on Thursday, Dec. 7.

Student highlights racial stereotyping in media

Last year, there were two incidents where a child was attacked by a wild animal. Although the tragedies were similar, the media unrightfully placed the blame on the parents in only one incident due to false stereotyping.

Students should support all campus media

As a newly licensed DJ at WTSR 91.3FM, the College’s student radio station serving Mercer and Bucks counties, I’m faced with a single overbearing dilemma — not many people are actually listening.

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