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After the most successful losing Senate campaign in history, Beto seemed poised to become a rising star in presidential politics. What happened?
In the constant struggle to bring positive queer representation to modern media, video game characters suffer from stereotyping, hypersexualization, and total erasure of queerness.
By Evan Meade Back in July, four Congressmen sent an open letter to Facebook asking them to halt development on their new “cryptocurrency” called Libra. The Representatives, all members of the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services, cited serious concerns relating to “privacy, trading, national security, and monetary policy.” They […]
One of the deepest regrets I have as a student of technology and media in a school with a begrudgingly illustrious computer science program is that I’m not as knowledgeable as I would like to be about how computers work. Like any well-meaning but stressed and high-strung college student, my […]
On November 2, 2018, at the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center, Dr. Hasan Pirkul, Dean of the Naveen Jindal School of Management, gave remarks to the gathered student and faculty attendees of the CAFÉ Fall Seminar: “Freedom and Prosperity in the U.S. and the World: How Are We Doing?” Dr. Pirkul spoke […]
There’s a war raging in Silicon Valley right now, and it’s attracting everyone from Google to IBM to Microsoft, along with a flock of ambitious new startups. Despite what you might expect, they’re not fighting over social media, mobile games, or e-commerce; they’re after something downright otherworldly: parallel universes. Despite […]