Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Should we all go to this for class today at 2:30???

The Rutgers NCAS Departments of English and Sociology and the Paul Robeson Campus Center: Office of Service Learning and Student Development invite you to STREET STORIES with Gbenga Akinnagbe, tomorrowOctober 29th, 2013Join us for an engaging and informative discussion with the actor, writer, producer, and activist who utilizes his talents to make social change. 

reception at 12:30 PM in the PRCC University Club (2nd Floor) will precede the lecture, which will be held at 2:30 PM in the PRCC Essex Room (MPR, 2nd Floor). 

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact the Office of Service Learning and Student Development atservicelearning@rutgers.edu and/or (973) 353-5063.

Follow Mr. Akinnagbe on Twitter (@weareliberated and @gbengaakinnagbe), and view his projects on weareliberated.com!


Monday, October 28, 2013

GROUP 5 - SOCIAL MEDIA AND SOCIAL IDENTITY

In Converging Media: A New Introduction to Mass Communication, it talked about the six degrees of separation that exist in social media sites. The six degrees of separation is this notion that every two people on the web are connected by hops.

Our group focused on few points:

1. How many people each user are connected to in their respective social media interest and how many of these connections they actually know personally.