A Future Dystopia

Future dystopian fiction is a subgenre of science fiction, in which the setting is a future society under some sort of oppressive, authoritarian regime.  This subgenre has been around for decades and has always had a loyal fan base, but ever since the mega-hit Hunger Games trilogy several years ago, the future dystopian subgenre has … More A Future Dystopia

Winter Solstice

Today is the Winter Solstice- the shortest day of the year, and also the first day of Winter.  This evening, the sun will set at 5:46pm, which is the earliest it will set all year.  Many of us suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, or at least are in worse moods when we have less sunlight. … More Winter Solstice

Information Literacy: Identifying Fake News Online

No matter what side of the political spectrum you are on, or your opinion about whether or not “fake news” influenced the results of the presidential election, the fact is that for the past several months, fake online news stories have become widespread (see here, here, here, and here to learn more).  Many, but not all, of these fake … More Information Literacy: Identifying Fake News Online