Crowdfunding, once a novelty, has been hailed by many as the future of fundraising. With many recent high profile successes, websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo are seriously being viewed as viable fundraising tools. However, with further inspection, the limits of these websites become apparent; half-truths and disappointment plague many projects even as crowdfunding becomes increasingly popular.
During Governor Andrew Cuomo's push for "ethic reforms" in recent months, he has faced escalating criticism for his policy of automatically deleting state workers' emails after 90 days. His failure to rescind such a policy not only suggests an reluctance to be transparent with New York citizens, but a greater regard for politics than change.
The White House deals with immigration while Washington remains locked in combat.
Hillary Clinton has come under fire for using her personal email while she was serving as Secretary of State from Jan. 2009 to Feb. 2013. Could such ill-timed news bring her campaign to a halt before it even gets off the ground?
Should media outlets, especially TV news stations, re-broadcast these live recorded executions for the world to see?
With the growth of the Islamic State group ever increasing, is it acceptable for broadcast media to air videos of beheadings and carnage? The answer is a simple "yes."
The Associated Student Government at Northwestern University recently passed a resolution to cut ties with companies that are profiting from the "illegal occupation of Palestinian lands." A resolution of this type that is not based in fact has no place in our higher education system and should be stopped before it does any real damage.
When the Associated Student Government at Northwestern voted in favor of a controversial divestment policy, were they wrong in their choice? Or were they properly representing their student body?
Jeb Bush recently gave a speech criticizing Obama's handling of foreign affairs, stating that we don't terrorize our enemies enough. This, however, seems to oppose many of the reasons why the U.S. participates in these conflicts.
In a strange chain reaction, a squabble over immigration in D.C. looks to be heading toward a Department of Homeland Security shutdown, which in turn would threaten ease of employment access for international students here at RIT.
Professors should embrace tech notetaking as the benefits for students outweigh the distraction.
Brian Williams' "misremembering" has landed him in some hot water.
Is it wise to split users along sexist fault lines?
Lulu is a mobile app that puts all of the power of dating or meeting someone in the hands of women by allowing them to rate men, share information and contact men anonymously. Doing so is a step in the right direction of lessening sexual assault and violence against women.
Although America's obesity epidemic is at unprecedented levels, there is a growing number of people who deny the danger of this phenomenon. The "fat acceptance movement" dangerously treats obesity as if it were an inseparable part of their identity instead of a detriment to their health.
Why so few women go topless in one of the states most known for topless equality.
The association that represents the world's largest sport is falling under serious media attention as the accusations of secrecy, fraud and human rights abuses fly.
The battle for the internet is raging, but are we proposing changes that will do more harm than good?
Holiday traditions are tainted by their negative environmental impact, but experts offer a wide variety of solutions to preserve the merriment of the holidays.
How the internet has changed us as a society.
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People have always made assumptions about the Millennial Generation. Here are some observations that are just not true.
FCKH8 is a clothing brand that takes advantage of children and minority groups in order to make a profit. This is something for them, and those who support their organization, to consider.