Professor Hye Seung Chung weighs in on popular ‘Squid Game’ Netflix show

Hye Seung Chung interviewed by CBS Denver on popular South Korean Netflix show Squid Game This year, a South Korean TV show reached the number one spot for Netflix in nearly 100 countries, including the U.S.—Squid Game. Chung told CBS that “media has been been considered a very important tool for political enlightenment or political […]

Professor and student discuss what it means to be an American on Colorado Public Radio

Communication Studies Teaching Associate Professor and filmmaker Usama Alshaibi spoke recently with CSU Film Minor Ivy Winfrey on Colorado Public Radio about what it means to be an American. Usama Alshaibi was born in Baghdad, Iraq and immigrated to the U.S. as a child. “The reason earlier immigrants came here, our mothers and fathers and […]

Aronis named to presidential task force charged with fostering Jewish inclusion and the prevention of anti-Semitism at CSU

September 10, 2020 – The following article written by Ann Claycomb originally appeared in CSU Source. Colorado State University students and faculty gather for the annual Menorah Lighting and Chanukah Celebration on The Plaza in 2018. Earlier this summer, Colorado State University President Joyce McConnell established a Presidential Task Force on Jewish Inclusion and the […]

Otis scholarship included in Durango Herald article on Fat Phobia

September 23, 2020 The following article written by Nick Gonzales originally appeared in the Durango Herald Does Colorado have an issue with weight? Fat phobia is more deeply ingrained within our culture than you might think It’s safe to say that, as a year, 2020 has sucked. At the same time, though, and perhaps partly […]

Dominance or Democracy? Authoritarian white masculinity as Trump and Pence’s political debate strategy

October 13, 2020 – This article by Karrin Vasby Anderson originally appeared in The Conversation After the debate between Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence, commentators contrasted Pence’s reserved demeanor with the belligerence President Donald Trump exhibited in his debate with former Vice President Joe Biden the previous week. NPR Congress editor Deirdre […]

Anderson talks VEEPs 2020 on NCA Podcast

Oct. 19, 2020 Communication scholars Karrin Vasby Anderson, Darrian Carroll, Sumana Chattopadhyay, Kimberley Hannah-Prater, Shawn J. Parry-Giles, Kristina Horn Sheeler, Mary Douglas Vavrus, and Tammy R. Vigil discuss the topic of Vice Presidents 2020: Kamala Harris vs. Mike Pence on “Communication Matters: The National Communication Association (NCA) Podcast.” Recorded from the NCA National Office in […]

Tweets reveal Trump’s and Biden’s competing views of masculinity – what that will mean for presidential leadership

November 12, 2020 – Article by Karrin Vasby Anderson in The Conversation. Shortly after news networks called the presidential race in favor of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, Harris’ husband, Doug Emhoff, posted the following tweet: More than a heartwarming glimpse into the vice president-elect’s private life, the tweet signaled that gender norms in a […]