An open letter of gratitude to all ’SC students, alumni and faculty, who stood up or reached out to help Boston, and one of our own who was badly injured, become stronger after the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing: Thank you! Though it has been many years since I attended my last class on campus and returned […]
When a rare lunar eclipse turned the moon crimson on Monday evening, the night sky appeared in a totally different way. The blood-red moon had not appeared for three years and reminded many watchers of the potential of the night sky to truly captivate with beauty. Here on Earth, writing an opinion column usually starts […]
Featuring the Boston Bomber on one of America’s most prominent magazines isn’t as bad as some might think.
In light of the recent Boston Marathon tragedy, a lot of attention has been focused on the effect of how media — specifically, television news and scripted shows — conveys breaking news to the public. Despite past breaking news mistakes (CNN’s and Fox News’ coverage on the 2012 Supreme Court health care decision, anyone?), reporters […]
Passion Pit gained quick notoriety, thanks in part to online critics and bloggers.