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MOINUDDIN: The Looming Shadows of Tech Giants

MOINUDDIN: The Looming Shadows of Tech Giants

As Georgetown University students, our daily interactions with technology span a wide array of products and companies. We use Facebook to keep tabs on friends, Google’s search engine for daily questions and Microsoft’s software for productivity purposes.   Yet, even with this interaction, we need to pause and ask ourselves[Read More…]

by March 27, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

MORETTA: Choosing Activism Over Image

As I stood at the Lincoln Memorial, a barrage of cameras flashed, desperate to capture the historic moment. The presence of the cameras was no surprise: Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) speech calling for unity and respect at the intersection of feminism could stop anyone dead in their tracks. Yet, the[Read More…]

by February 15, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

MA: Facebook’s Threat to Democracy

When you scroll through your Facebook news feed, you most likely see a slew of funny videos, sponsored posts and news articles. Facebook’s mission statement, posted on its investor relations page, states its goal is to “give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.” Yet,[Read More…]

by February 1, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Responsible News Consumption

The Sept. 11 attacks were an inside job, 250,000 Syrian refugees are currently being housed on the Navajo Indian Reservation and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton organized a hit on an FBI agent who was investigating her. According to my Facebook news feed, all of this — and more[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Click Here — Your Fake News Update

Click Here — Your Fake News Update

As each of us wakes up in the morning, most likely to a generic jingle that has been preprogramed onto our smart phone, we cannot deny that one of our first tasks of the day is to check the notifications we have missed while we were asleep. Before even getting[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Why Google is Invisible

Why Google is Invisible

As November begins, many Georgetown students are fixating on their futures. Whether they are looking for summer internships, research positions or full-time employment, there is no shortage of eager Hoyas on the cusp of answering the perennial question of what they want to be when they grow up. While many[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top

EDITORIAL: Mitigate Bias in Social Media

This past summer, Facebook faced criticism for its trending news section being biased towards liberal sites, routinely ignoring or suppressing conservative news outlets like Breitbart. In response to these accusations, first revealed through documents obtained by the technology blog Gizmodo, Facebook fired the human editors whose job it was to[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Balancing Social Media

Balancing Social Media

Social media and quick communication are an integral part of college life, so much so that I wonder what college was like before everyone had phones. How did anyone make plans or get together quickly? Last-minute changes must have certainly been frowned upon. The most recent changes and innovations in[Read More…]

ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA

Share Your Summer

Explored the world? Your backyard? Met someone interesting? Reunited with old friends? Interned on Wall Street? Couldn’t keep away from M Street? Share Your Summer. The Hoya’s 2015 summer photography contest runs from July 1 to Sept. 2. Students may each submit up to two photos per week to photo@thehoya.com. Submissions will be[Read More…]

by July 1, 2015 0 comments Photography
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The Social Media Takeover

“I’m heading straight to the library, but I can totally Facebook you later if you want,” Neha Shah (COL ’17) said. This was the response to an interview request for an article on social media and their effect on campus social life — one that made clear how second-nature all[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Features, The Guide, Uncategorized