Times have changed for those who voice their opinion to the public. The internet is readily available to everyone and it is waiting for us to post our thoughts—in one hundred and forty characters or less. It’s a privilege to have access to a platform through which we can assert our world views. Regrettably, I… More Does My Voice Need a Color? Platforms and Safe Spaces
“We’ve identified you as the person with the fewest friends on Facebook,” the email said. “But don’t worry, help is on the way.” It was high school all over again, and I was being cyber-bullied by a social networking site for not being one of the cool kids. I typed in my user name and… More “Most Friends Ever” by Linda Courtland (2009)
As a student of English, anthropology and digital art at UConn, a writer, a millennial, and a human being, I have always been intrigued by the emergence of digital culture, and how we write about our culture, and how it in turn influences our writing. Last semester, I took a course with Prof. Alenda Chang… More The Next Great Poet…Google?