Movie screening: “The War You Don’t See”

Posted on 01 Oct 2012
Join the Beyond the Classroom Living & Learning Program on Monday, October 8, 2012 from 7:00-9:00 pm in the Seminar Room of 1102 of South Campus Commons, Building 1, for a presentation and discussion of the award-winning documentary The War You Don’t See. John Pilger’s new film, The War You Don’t See, is a powerful and timely investigation into the media’s role in war. The film traces the history of ‘embedded’ and independent reporting from the carnage of World War I to the destruction of Hi

FYB live on NPR this Monday!

Posted on 12 Sep 2012
Brooke Gladstone and University of Maryland students will discuss The Influencing Machine and first year books on NPR’s Talk of the Nation on Monday, September 17. The show runs from 3-4pm with the Gladstone segment starting around 3:4opm. Email questions for Brooke to answer on the air to talk@npr.org. Catch the show on WYPR 88.1, on WAMU‘s 88.5 Intersection HD channel 3, or stream right here though this site.  

Festival of Political Cartoons comes to Washington, Sept. 14th & 15th

Posted on 23 Aug 2012
#!&% CARTOONS!!, a “A Festival Celebrating the Political Cartoon” will be held at the Jack Morton Auditorium of George Washington University from 9am – 5pm on September 14th and 15th. The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists is coming to town next month and throwing a cartoon festival. Some of the best editorial cartoonists from all over the country will present their work and scribble out their impressions of the campaign as well as talk about new trends in politi

We are live at the Undergraduate Advising Fair

Posted on 14 Aug 2012
Stop by and visit our table at the Undergraduate Advising Fair going on right now at the Art-Soc building! Hope to see you soon:)

Brooke Gladstone First Year Book Lecture

Posted on 31 Jul 2012
First Year Book Lecture–Tuesday, October 16, 2012– The First Year Book program will host Brooke Gladstone, author of The Influencing Machine on October 16 at 4:00 p.m. in the Hoff Theater.  The Influencing Machine tells a history of journalism in a graphic for­mat that goes back 2,000 years. Gladstone argues that the “media machine is a delusion,” comparing it to a funhouse mirror that reflects, in part, ourselves. The lecture is co-sponsored by the First Year Book program and Willia

17th Annual Undergraduate Studies Advising Conference Information Fair

Posted on 30 Jul 2012
The First Year Book program will be at the 17th Annual Undergraduate Studies Advising Conference Information Fair on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 from 8:45 – 9:20am in the Art- Sociology Building. Stop by to pick up your copy of The Influencing Machine, grab some schwag, and learn more about using the book in your class this fall.

Terp Market

Posted on 16 Jul 2012
The First Year Book program will be passing out free copies of The Influencing Machine at the 2012 Terp Market. Stop by and pick up your copy. Terp Market will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Stamp Student Union on Tuesday, August 28, from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.