In The News: Department of Communication Studies

New York Daily News
May 28, 2022

Anyone who spends more than 35 seconds on social media, or overhears a loud conversation in a bar, knows that nowadays, we live amid the equivalent of tribal warfare. Worse yet, we don’t just differ — we demonize. Couples divorce over COVID policy. People refuse to date or do business with Trumpers. The climate is such that you might wonder if it’s even possible to maintain relationships with those on “the other side.”

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 11, 2022

Last month, during the run-up to the Super Bowl, chicken wings became a topic of consternation for a lot of people. What used to be an inexpensive and beloved snack item has become a nearly premium product. Rising chicken wing prices have become the focus in conversations, and the pain continues.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 11, 2022

Last month, during the run-up to the Super Bowl, chicken wings became a topic of consternation for a lot of people. What used to be an inexpensive and beloved snack item has become a nearly premium product. Rising chicken wing prices have become the focus in conversations, and the pain continues.

Daily Motion
February 23, 2022

The pandemic has had undeniable effects on the college experience, particularly on the ways students are socializing. Digital alternatives like social media and video games have become central in keeping young people connected. We spoke to Natalie Pennington, Assistant Professor at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Will Weinbach, entrepreneur and Creator on Clubhouse, about how college social life has changed and the ways technology is affecting relationship-building.

Independent Tribune
February 17, 2022

The pandemic has had undeniable effects on the college experience, particularly on the ways students are socializing. Digital alternatives like social media and video games have become central in keeping young people connected. Experts talk about how college social life has changed and the ways technology is affecting relationship building.

KNPR News
February 14, 2022

It’s valentines day and the choices we’ve made either mean we’re with someone, we’re alone, or, now that we’re without masks and in Las Vegas, we’re people watching, either downtown, on the Strip, or for a few lost cases, in a strip club.

KNPR News
February 14, 2022

It’s valentines day and the choices we’ve made either mean we’re with someone, we’re alone, or, now that we’re without masks and in Las Vegas, we’re people watching, either downtown, on the Strip, or for a few lost cases, in a strip club.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
February 10, 2022

Whether you’re married or dating, this Valentine’s Day is the time to express your love.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
February 9, 2022

Take a step inside to a transformed world with peace and quiet. A safe space to gain the confidence to ace that speech, debate or comm class assignment.

Las Vegas Weekly
February 4, 2022

Cole Smithers, a senior psychology student at UNLV, stepped onto the debate stage with plans to rebuke his classmate’s well-trained arguments in favor of ​​single-payer national healthcare. Treading carefully, Smithers knew he had to refute that reasoning.

Verywell Mind
January 6, 2022

Work-life balance is often encouraged, even when the reality may feel impossible. A recently published study in Communication Reports found that stress was higher among women with children when working remotely during the pandemic, with increased stress with multiple children.

Vox
December 17, 2021

From the pandemic to climate change, Americans are still expected to work no matter what happens.