The Columbia Chronicle

Cellphone use linked to selfish behavior

By Emily Fasold

March 19, 2012

Cellphones were originally invented to connect people but ironically, new research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business suggests that they may be doing the opposite by promoting selfish and less socially minded behavior.Marketing professors Anastasiya Pocheptsova and Rosellina Ferraro conducted two experiments on college-aged cellphone users and found that they demonstrated less pro-social...

Election Series: Mayoral candidate platforms

By Heather McGraw

February 14, 2011

As city elections draw near, many voters find it difficult to stay informed on the mayoral candidates’ platforms.In a poll conducted by the Chicago Tribune and WGN released on Feb. 10, the top four candidates in the race are former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, with 49 percent; attorney Gery Chico, with 14 percent; Carol Moseley Braun, founder of Ambassador Organics, with 10 percent; and Chicago City Clerk Mig...

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