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Articles by Sarah McGrath (4)

McGrath ’24: The “Why I Left Buzzfeed” phenomenon and the broken promise of for-profit activism

Columns, Opinions

McGrath ’24: The “Why I Left Buzzfeed” phenomenon and the broken promise of for-profit activism

September 10, 2021 4 comments

“Buzzfeed, at the end of the day, is a company,” former Buzzfeed Video Producer Steph Frosch told her audience in a 2016 YouTube video. “And just like any other company, they don’t always put moral values first. They put getting money first.” 

McGrath ’24: All the web’s a stage: social performance and the rise of Internet slacktivism

Columns, Opinions

McGrath ’24: All the web’s a stage: social performance and the rise of Internet slacktivism

July 14, 2021 1 comment

“The original idea of the web was that it should be a collaborative space where you can communicate through sharing information,” Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, told the BBC in 2003. “The idea was that by writing something together, and as people worked on it, they could iron out misunderstanding.”

Remote learning opens door to more guest lecturers

News, University News

Remote learning opens door to more guest lecturers

June 8, 2021 0 comments

Throughout the pandemic, remote learning has allowed professors to incorporate a more diverse set of guest lecturers into their syllabi.

Brown-RISD Catholic Community’s new community center is located on Prospect Street.

News, University News

Brown RISD Catholic Community to open new community center

May 26, 2021 0 comments

The Brown RISD-Catholic Community is opening a new community center on Prospect Street, a space which BRCC hopes will become a new hub for Catholic life on campus.