Post Tagged with: "YouTube"

on April 1, 2014 at 6:31 PM / in World

Why Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan is One Angry Dad

By: Allison Skinner Hours after Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayipp Erdogan yelled “Twitter, Mwitter!” (an English equivalent of “Twitter, Schmitter”) to thousands at a political rally, he rose to the ranks of angry dads who deny Xbox privileges by banning Twitter in Turkey. The following week Erdogan added to his anti-millennial campaign by banning Youtube as well. Turkey’s digital-literate population, like […]

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on October 8, 2013 at 2:05 PM / in Arts & Culture, University

Nocial Media or: Why Facebook Sucks but Millennials Can’t Quit

By: Rachael Zipperer You might have seen this YouTube video, which proclaims sarcastically that “Millennials suck.” The gist of the video is that it is not our fault that we don’t have jobs and live with our parents—it is the mistakes of previous generations that have ruined the economy, increased college tuition, and told us that we are “special.” Millennials do […]

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on April 22, 2013 at 9:14 PM / in Arts & Culture

Can Glass Be Too Clear?

By: Aashka Dave Google Glass has reached the hands of the explorers — and that means a free fall off of the privacy cliff is imminent. After a skydiving-filled introduction in June 2012, Google Glass has done nothing but attract attention. Rumors surrounding the wearable computers have run rampant, and in the process everyone began to wonder what Glass was […]

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on February 2, 2012 at 3:31 PM / in Arts & Culture

‘Sh*t Inequality Says’: Identity Politics and the Social Media Generation

By: Tyler S. Bugg The newest internet sensation, spurred by the “Sh*t Girls Say”YouTube meme, has become a viral success. Or a viral problem. The popularly funny trend took off when two males dressed in drag created a YouTube video of a compilation of one-liners of, well, sh*t girls say. From brunch gab in the park to the “what to […]

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on January 24, 2012 at 9:08 PM / in Arts & Culture

The “Sh*t White Girls Say…to Black Girls” Video: What It Means for Race Relations Today

By: Tia Ayele  I first stumbled upon Francesca Ramsey’s video while conducting my daily rundown of my Facebook news feed. Amidst the medley of other “Stuff Girls Say” videos that plastered my news feed at the time, “Sh*t White Girls Say…to Black Girls” immediately caught my eye. As I watched it, I was nothing short of amazed at how much […]

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