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New lessons in technology from New Media Writing

This semester, as I mentioned in my previous post, I’m taking an English class called New Media Writing, a 3000-level class that students can count towards the English major or the writing minor. My last post focused mainly on our “Nichepertise” projects and the fact that we have a lot of class discussions on Twitter, [...]

Studying “new media” through New Media Writing

One of the classes I’m taking this semester is called New Media Writing, a fun 300o-level class offered by McDaniel’s English department. I took this class, in part because it would fulfill the last requirement I needed to fulfill for my writing minor, but also because I’m pretty darn interested in new media and writing [...]

Movies on the Hill

Over the weekend, I had the chance to curl up and watch The Intouchables, a French film about the friendship formed between a wealthy quadriplegic man, Philippe,  and his Senegalese caretaker, Driss. I loved the film; it was fun, upbeat, and at times, poignant, and the characters were phenomenal.

Seeing this French film made me [...]