discourse

Hasan Minhaj returns with Patriot Act

Hasan Minhaj returns with <em>Patriot Act</em>

Neil Runge | Staff Writer 11/01/18 In today’s society, learning about politics is tiring and emotionally draining, but Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj is making the act of learning about today’s current political climate something that can both entertain, inform and motivate viewers to learn more. This show premiered on Netflix with two episodes this […]

Gormley’s panel tackles media and discourse

Gormley’s panel tackles media and discourse

Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer 03/22/18 This past Tuesday, President Ken Gormley hosted a discussion in the Power Center Ballroom to discuss the ever-present topic of technological discourse. The event, “Technology, Social Media and Civil Discourse,” consisted of two panels. The first, titled “Your Brain and Technology: How Online Space Impacts Relationships, Empathy and Civility” […]

Arming teachers wrongly misconstrued

Arming teachers wrongly misconstrued

03/22/2018 By Vincent Gullo | Staff Columnist  An interesting quality about modern political discourse is that in the wake of tragedy and desperation, players from both sides of the aisle still find ways to belittle their political adversaries. The horrific shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida was viewed as the last straw […]

Speakers allow for healthy discourse on college campuses

Speakers allow for healthy discourse on college campuses

By Noah Martens | Contributer From World War II to the Civil Rights Movement to the Vietnam War, college students have a long history of political activism. However, some recent protests have led to speakers being uninvited or avoided altogether, simply to evade conflict. For example, Berkley recently faced riots after Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled […]