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Articles by Benjamin Smith (5)

Columns, Opinions

Smith GS: Turning down the cacophony

April 4, 2017 0 comments

Today’s media landscape looks nothing like the single reliable daily newspaper our parents and grandparents could count on for all their information.

Columns, Opinions

Smith GS: Building a community for graduate students

March 12, 2017 0 comments

Last week, a fellow graduate student and I stopped at a food truck on Waterman Street to buy dinner after class.

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Smith GS: News’ new groove — a liberal reads Breitbart

February 27, 2017 1 comment

At the Conservative Political Action Conference last Friday, President Trump intensified his war on the media by berating once again so-called “fake news.”

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Smith GS: Beyond ‘Pence’s Poodle’

February 13, 2017 0 comments

Columnists for major news organizations, like the New York Times, criticize President Donald Trump formulaically.

Columns, Opinions

Smith GS: Is graduate student unionization worthwhile?

January 30, 2017 2 comments

Last summer, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that graduate students at private colleges and universities in the U.S. have the right to unionize.