Lindsay Shepherd: My Laurier interrogation shows universities have lost sight of their purpose

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How can humanities departments justify charging students tuition if they are not teaching them to think critically?

One of the research paper topics that students from Communication Studies 101 at Wilfrid Laurier University can choose to write about this semester is communication bubbles.

Qua 3cCommunication bubbles refer to the phenomenon of people becoming entrapped in ideological echo chambers as a result of only seeking out, or being fed, news that confirms their existing beliefs.

This trend has been greatly exacerbated in recent years by social media.

As a proponent of viewpoint diversity, I find the…

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