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Online Media Dystopia
Monday, January 21, 2019
By Colby King Concerned about online misinformation and fake news, I made a few revisions to the syllabi for my Introduction to Sociology courses before the start of the semester this past fall. I created an information literacy assignment based...

Applying Verstehen: Understanding the Transgender Experience
Monday, January 14, 2019
By Karen Sternheimer It is very easy to fear what we don’t understand, and it is also easy to fear people who seem to be different from us. Our language enables this: the previous sentence contains the words “we” and...

Getting Excited about Sociological Research Methods
Monday, January 07, 2019
By Karen Sternheimer In our department, Research Methods is a required course that many students put off taking until their junior or even senior year. For several reasons, this class is often viewed as one of those requirements that you...

Emotional Intelligence and Sociology
Monday, December 31, 2018
By Jonathan Wynn There is a secret piece of your college education that I think we could talk more about. Despite its importance, I am only now I am realizing that it’s perhaps one of the most important skill sets...

Millennials, Sex, and the Economy: The Sociological Imagination in Action
Monday, December 24, 2018
By Angelique Harris Although the exact definition of a millennial may vary, roughly speaking millennials are those born between 1981 and 1996, and are between 22 and 37 years of age in 2018. This is the first generation to come...