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Real Online Communities

Real Online Communities

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tumblr, Facebook groups, blogs, fandom sites, and now Snapchat groups — are online communities real? Many of our online communities, like our social media outlets, are initiated through direct human relationships and merely extend into the virtual world of the internet. These forums are real, in that they exist via the internet. But virtual connections […]

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Nerd Culture: A Comic-Con Musical! (Part Three)

Nerd Culture: A Comic-Con Musical! (Part Three)

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The finale to Abed and Aria’s lyrical adventure at Comic-Con!

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Nerd Culture: A Comic-Con Musical! (Part Two)

Nerd Culture: A Comic-Con Musical! (Part Two)

| March 15, 2017 | 1 Comment

Abed and Aria continue their adventures in a lyrical ride through Comic-Con.

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Silence, Speaking Up, and Social Media in the Age of Trump

Silence, Speaking Up, and Social Media in the Age of Trump

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

A lot of my Facebook friends from home are Trump supporters. I don’t really believe anything I could have shared online would have changed any of their minds, but I wonder whether I should have at least been trying.

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East by West by W/A/S/D (Part Two)

East by West by W/A/S/D (Part Two)

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Level 2 look at Boston in gaming.

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East by West by W/A/S/D (Part One)

East by West by W/A/S/D (Part One)

| March 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

A Level 1 look at how Boston is represented in gaming.

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My Strange Addiction: Emotionally Intense Relationship Edition

My Strange Addiction: Emotionally Intense Relationship Edition

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Humans have an addictive desire to continue, recreate, and revisit emotionally intense relationships. What’s seen as unhealthy from an outside perspective may be what the brain physically craves.

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Daily Encounters From The Brain’s Perspective

Daily Encounters From The Brain’s Perspective

| January 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

7:30am. My alarm wakes me, and Brain tells my motor cortex to move my hands…

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R.I.P 2016

R.I.P 2016

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

And that’s, like the best thing at a BU dining hall, a wrap.

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