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PewDiePie, The Importance of Context, and How Pepe is Destroying the Legacy Media

PewDiePie, The Importance of Context, and How Pepe is Destroying the Legacy Media

On February 14th, the Wall Street Journal published an article on Felix Kjellber, otherwise known as PewDiePie, saying that his videos displayed Nazi imagery¬†and anti-Semitic rhetoric. As a result of the hit piece, Disney dropped PewDiePie from their Maker Studio, […]

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The Media is Losing it Over a Cartoon Frog

The Media is Losing it Over a Cartoon Frog

Over the past week, media outlets the likes of Vox and Mic have released stories concerning everyone’s favorite meme, Pepe the Frog. A week ago, Cooper Fleishman authored an article titled “Wendy’s just tweeted the Pepe the Frog meme, a […]

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Why Authenticity Matters to Our Generation

In this world of appearances, we yearn to know what’s real. It’s innate for us to do so, wanting to shed light on the darkness. What is it that drives us to do so? Could it be because we have […]

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From Rousseau to Buzzfeed: The Implications of Evolving Communications

From Rousseau to Buzzfeed: The Implications of Evolving Communications

It’s finals week, and everyone I know is on a grind. Whether you are cramming for a test or procrastinating on a paper, hang in there. Anyways, I had to write two philosophy papers on 17th and 18th-century metaphysics and […]

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Congressional Hearings and Being Connected with the World

Congressional Hearings and Being Connected with the World

Everyone knows that there is a stark difference between witnessing an event live and just watching a recording of it. Whether you are at a concert, sporting event, or theater production, there is an extraordinary energy that permeates through the […]

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