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  1. In My Words: One problem with Facebook is us

    In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Enrique Armijo, associate dean for academic affairs and an associate professor at Elon Law, examines the recent revelations about Facebook data that was leveraged by the analytics firm Cambridge Analytica.  

  2. Lang Hilgartner: Poetic Encounters with the Holocaust

    Quiqui Lang Hilgartner, adjunct instructor in world languages and cultures, discusses how her summer translation project with a Sephardic Holocaust suvivor has changed her perspective as she begins this new school year.

  3. In My Words: Dispatches from the front

    Religious Studies Professor Jeffrey C. Pugh writes about his experience as a counterprotestor in Charlottesville, Virginia, the hatred he experienced and what he believes was driving it.

  4. The Conversation: End-to-end encryption isn't enough security for 'real people'

    Professor of Computing Sciences Megan Squire writes about how a move to ban systems that totally encrypt messages from sender to recipient threatens access to the best security mechanisms. Originally published by The Conversation, the article has appeared in Scientific American, the San Francisco Chronicle, Phys.org and other media outlets. 

  5. In My Words: How to disagree in close quarters

    The Burlington Times-News and The Huffington Post recently featured a guest column by Anthony Hatcher, associate professor of communications, who writes about the lessons learned from students who disagree without being disagreeable.