Post Tagged with: "social media"

The familiar machine rolls on

Anytime something terrible happens, the machine starts going again. It?s almost tragically comical at this point. You can count down the moments as if they are predetermined and orchestrated by some expert puppet master above us just pulling the strings to lifeless, thoughtless bodies. When the attacks on Paris occurred, I was late to the news. I was sitting in […]

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Prof issues social media challenge

Tabor College students attending the opening academic convocation Aug. 25 were encouraged to consider the pros and cons of social media as they begin a new school year. Carisa Funk, winner of the Clarence R. Hiebert Excellence in Teaching Award this spring, challenged students to enjoy life in the moment. ?Are you actually present in your life, or do you […]

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Run from the comparison trap

With track season in full swing once again, my kids have spent time with babysitters, grandparents and daddy, but they?ve also been able to come with me to practice on occasion. As long as it isn?t a bitterly cold and windy day, I never mind having my kids down at the field with me. Sometimes they run and play on […]

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Social media impact is both good and bad

Social media has changed the world. It has changed how we interact with each other, how we get our news, how we market products, how we learn things, how we spend our time and so on. It has sparked the creation of new words (think ?selfie? and ?hashtag?) and new jobs. Since social media has had such an impact, there […]

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