Post Tagged with: "Marissa Amendolia"

Amendolia: What Lies Ahead for Digital Literature?

“I changed the music industry for better and for always,” Aaron Sorkin’s Sean Parker says in “The Social Network.” I remember when Napster came out. I had just gotten my first CD for my 10th birthday, and was more than happy to play my prized “Baby One More Time” album[Read More…]

by March 18, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Amendolia: Warming Up to the iPad

I was skeptical when I first heard about Apple releasing a tablet device — excited, but skeptical. I thought the name “iPad” was pretty lame and I, like many, assumed the device would serve as a giant iPhone that couldn’t make calls. I didn’t save up for months nor line[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Amendolia: Internet Communications Prove Resilient in Egypt

Last Sunday, the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards took a big step in integrating social media into television. I was intrigued by their ability to incite a nationwide conversation about the awards show on Twitter; they even aired a commercial telling Twitter users to use the #SAGawards hashtag, a way to[Read More…]

by February 4, 2011 0 comments Opinion

The Hoya Elects New Chair of Board of Directors, Editorial Staff

The Hoya held elections on Saturday to fill various editorial and organizational posts for this fall. The process lasted close to 11 hours as the current staff of The Hoya interviewed and then voted on candidates for each position. There was no turnover among the paper’s top three editors. Eamon[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

One Year Later, Still Work to Be Done

To the Reader: A year ago, The Hoya failed in its mission of providing the Georgetown community with reliable, responsible journalism. This failure came in the form of the annual April Fools’ humor issue. A far cry from responsible journalism, the issue was deemed by many to be offensive and[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments Opinion