Civility and the Legal System: What We Can Learn from the Legal System About Fallacies to Develop Civility

Warner Student Life Center, Twin Lights I

This program will focus on discussing common fallacies that are often seen on the internet and social media. From there we will look at how the American legal system combats these fallacies and what can be learned there. Civility is the key to a successful democracy, and combating these fallacies will allow for that. Click […]

Open Conversation: Freedom of Expression and the Constitution of the United States

Warner Student Life Center, Twin Lights I

Register to attend this open conversation session. Registrants for the Civility and the Legal System event ending at 1:00pm are invited to remain and participate in this open discussion.  All other attendees must register for this event. Click Here to Register *Registration Required LIBGuide Link: https://libguides.brookdalecc.edu/civilityweek2023 Moderated by: The Student Development Committee & The Civility […]

Open Conversation: Social Monitoring

Warner Student Life Center, Twin Lights I

Register to attend this open conversation session. Registrants for the Transcending Divisions event ending at 1:00pm are invited to remain and participate in this open discussion.  All other attendees must register for this event. Click Here to register *Registration required LibGuide link to documents, videos and selected media: https://libguides.brookdalecc.edu/civilityweek2023 Presented by: The Student Development Committee […]

Who Follows Who-Using Social Media to Enhance Happiness, Health and Well-Being

Warner Student Life Center, Twin Lights I

Join the Wellness Center and DEI Teams to learn how to curate your news feeds with things that make you feel good.  Patrick Zavorskas, Media Coordinator, will lead a fun, interactive presentation on how to use the Wellness Center IG/FB pages as a wellness resource for you. (A workshop event) Click Here to register *Registration […]

The Great Firewall: How the Chinese Government Censors Information and Free Expression

Warner Student Life Center, Twin Lights I

We propose a presentation on China’s elaborate system of censorship at various levels.  This involves denying the people’s access to information from foreign sources as well as free expression. Our talk would cover several operational and technical tools such as denying access to websites, monitoring chat rooms and social media, face recognition, identifying dissidents etc. […]

Open Conversation: Social Monitoring Risks and Realities

Warner Student Life Center, Twin Lights I

Register to attend this open conversation session. Registrants for the China Wall event ending at 1:00pm are invited to remain and participate in this open discussion.  All other attendees must register for this event. Click Here to register *Registration Required LibGuide link to documents, videos and selected media: https://libguides.brookdalecc.edu/civilityweek2023 Presented by: The Student Development Committee […]

Living Room Conversation: Free Speech, Hate Speech and Campus Life

Warner Student Life Center, Twin Lights I

When are limitations on free speech justified in America? With the advance of technology, it is easy to connect with our friends, blast our thoughts and feelings to our followers and practice free speech. In this era of being connected all the time, we long to feel safe, while at the same time we are […]

Social Media and the Agora: Musings of Civility and Antiquity

Warner Student Life Center, Twin Lights I

How can we best understand the phenomenon that is “social media”?  According to Elon Musk, the current owner and CEO of Twitter, “Twitter is the digital town square, where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated”. If Mr. Musk is correct in his assertion, then perhaps we ought to reevaluate what it truly […]