If we take a look at the history of the information and communication industries, big corporations, like AT&T for example, have always been in control of how we access these utilities. They’re the ones that physically control all the pipes that allow us to do things like call each other from across the country or […]

Innovation in a World of Corporate Greed

Our society has come a long way in regards to the formation of mass communication and new technologies. We now have access to incredible inventions, like virtual reality headsets or devices that allow us to access information within seconds, but we had to start somewhere to get where we are today. There were many brilliant […]

Channeling Your Inner Creator

Do you remember that feeling as a child of being fearless to doing just about anything in life? That feeling that allowed you to use your imagination to play make believe by yourself or wear whatever insanely mismatched outfit you wanted? I sure do and it’s something I rarely get to feel nowadays. The way […]

Passions, Precarity and Life After College

Most of us grew up familiar with the idea that in order to make a living, we should go to college, get a degree (preferably in something we’re interested in) and then after graduation we’ll be able to jump right into the workforce — unfortunately this is way easier said than done. This is especially […]

Hidden Stars Behind the Curtains

When you hear about top hits at the box office or trending shows on Netflix, most people recognize the titles by knowing names of the actors or big companies that produced them – but what about the people who came up with the story behind it all? Writers are some of the most under appreciated […]

The Entertainment Race

Since the beginning of the 20th, companies in the film industry have been in a competitive race to capitalize on as many revenue streams as possible and be the top media giants in the country. In Empires of Entertainment: Media Industries and the Politics of Deregulation, 1980-1996, Jennifer Holt suggests when Warner Bros released the […]

The right way to start your day!

Staying up to date with global and national issues is an important part of being an engaged and informed citizen, however, keeping up with the daily news often can be a challenge. Being a full-time student, along with two jobs and extracurricular activities, I know first hand how difficult it can be to find time […]