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Word of the Year 2013

Word of the Year -- Science: Fact vs. Fiction

Frank Islam | Posted 03.08.2014 | Media
Frank Islam

It appears the choice of science was not driven by the increased importance we as a society are placing on the scientific method. Rather, it was caused by the intensifying struggle for supremacy between the forces for empiricism and evidence versus those for beliefs and opinions.

The Selfie is Never Going Away

Michael Restiano | Posted 03.01.2014 | College
Michael Restiano

The selfie alters this paradigm: it makes the mirror bend to our will. Instead of just hoping the camera will take the fairest photo of them all, we assure that it does.

A Middle-Aged Woman Weighs In on the Selfie Debate

Victoria Ordin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Victoria Ordin

To read recent pieces in Slate, Jezebel, and the Washington Post, it seems that the selfie controversy counts as news, so I thought I'd explain why this middle-aged woman thinks it's much ado about nothing, except perhaps Second Wave silliness and shallow pop psychology.

Behold, Your Favorite Historical Photos Turned Into Selfies

Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts

The beloved selfie. It just might be the most ubiquitous form of self-portraiture to ever grace the planet, let alone the internet. So when we came ac...

#AWKWARD #Selfie

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.20.2013 | Travel

Well if this ain't a sign of the times. Yesterday, Oxford Dictionaries named selfie their Word of the Year for 2013, defining it as "a photograph that...

And The Word Of The Year Is...

Posted 11.19.2013 | Books

Oxford Dictionaries just announced that their Word of the Year for 2013 is selfie, which means "a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically ...