This is a collection of different questions from several assignments to deal with commerce, e-commerce, and economics. Put into an easily digestible form, it is here to help anyone wanting to know more about finances for anything from a study aid to sounding smart at thanksgiving dinner. And of course, since we’re all about the music. While researching about everything to do with money, all I could think of as a college student writing these words is, “I Ain’t Got No Money”. Every university student will understand that sentiment. Thus, why after these did you know on finances and economics, we are following it up with remixes of “No Money” by Galantis. Continue reading The Ironic Truth of Ecommerce Students in E-Commerce Remixes
Modern technology has made listening to music easier than ever before. In 1982, the first CD player was released, followed by the first version of the iPod in 2001. In recent times, it has become a common practice to use smartphones to listen to the radio or a music service, something that 87% of 18 to 29 year olds in the United States were reported as having done in 2016 (Anderson, 2016). Continue reading Music E-Waste
“At a time when it is most needed, the media, and particularly newspapers, have lost their voice” (Pincus, 2009). Journalists boast their objectivity, fairness and coverage. However, as suggested by Walter Pincus, today’s journalism has become about neutrality instead of equality and can be mended by more substantial political coverage (Pincus, 2009). Continue reading Losing The Journalistic Voice in A Crowd of Voices; The Ideas of Political Coverage in Today’s Press of Walter Pincus and Other Writers
Feature writers first separated themselves from hard-hitting news by writing “human interest stories,” as Wolfe describes them, which were “long and often hideously sentimental accounts of hitherto unknown souls beset by tragedy or unusual hobbies within the sheet’s circulation area… In any case, feature stories gave a man a certain amount of room in which to write.” Continue reading Why I write the way I write; An opinion piece on literary Journalism from Dylanna Fisher
Canadians can share what they think, believe, or feel in nearly any form of expression while being subjected to reasonable limits “prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society” (Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, 1982). Canadian censorship emphasizes a balance among liberties of individuals as well the society. Censorship is a complex moral issue since it has legitimate arguments on either end. Continue reading Silence or Shouting or Singing: Canadian Censorship as Contrasted by The Moral Philosophies of Kantian And Utilitarian Ethics
Galaxy of Covers is an innovative digital visualization project looking at a list of 50 cover songs and their covers. A team from Imaginative things worked on this project bringing their ideas and visions to life. Continue reading Galaxy Covers; A Deeper Look with the Creators
STEM stands for Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This is an academic discipline focusing on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. November 8th is STEM day which brings awareness to the industry that brings revolution to our world. Continue reading S.T.E.M. Themed Parody Songs
These generalities are technically true but they don’t necessarily make the heart hurt any less. Companionship, love, romance, is not hard to forget about once it’s gone. This is because the emotion of love technically changes brain chemistry.
Love is similar to an addiction. Many recent studies show that love interacts within the brain much like an addiction complete with the withdrawal symptoms. Brian D. Earp, Olga A. Wudarczyk, Bennett Foddy, and Julian Savulescu have researched into this exact phenomenon to find what that exactly means and how to help. Continue reading 10 Acoustic Covers To Get Over A Break-Up
Growing up, I often heard the argument against modern art (including music) that it wasn’t “real art”. But what is “real art”? What is “real music”? That answer is going to be different depending on whom you ask. Continue reading Are John Cage’s Works Really Music?
Edmonton’s music scene is bright and vibrant. Although, it’s not as prominent as Vancouver or Toronto, Edmonton is a hub for music of all genres. Taking Edmonton’s music into their digital collections, the University of Alberta and The Edmonton Public Library each have collections of local music from Edmonton artists. Continue reading Edmonton’s Hyper-Local Music Collections