Related Program: Northland Morning The college class they all know they need - but they all cheat By Lisa Johnson • Nov 21, 2018 Related Program: Northland Morning ShareTweetEmail Credit Photo by Alex Kotliarskyi on Unsplash Eleven years ago, media researcher and UMD professor Dr. Aaron Boyson was trying to convince people that media addiction was a real thing. Now, his students take his class, in part, because they know he's going to make them go "media-free" for two weeks. "It's become like therapy," says Boyson. Listen Listening... / 10:26 Tags: Northland Morning InterviewsMedia AddictionCell PhonesDr Aaron BoysonAdam ReinhardtUMDShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread. Related Content The dark side of social media By Lisa Johnson • Oct 17, 2018 Alex Ingram/Flickr Why do we argue on social media and why are those arguments so hard to turn away from? KUMD's Adam Reinhardt went to Dr. Edward Downs of the UMD Communications Department to find out. It's all downhill from here: driving tips for your first Minnesota winter By Lisa Johnson • Nov 20, 2018 Lisa Johnson Every year, seasoned Northland drivers crack wise about everybody re-learning how to drive after the first snowfall. But even if you've been driving in snow your whole life, Duluth's hills make it a completely different proposition. And what if you're new in town - a college student or a transplant from somewhere it NEVER snows? The UMD Police have some friendly tips. Patience and kindness - all it takes for silenced voices to be heard By Lisa Johnson • Nov 14, 2018 Lisa Johnson Derrick and Kayla aren't the first people to come into our studios and admit they've never been on the radio before. But this interview will be harder for them than a lot of guests. Harder -- but worth it, they say. Because they "deserve to be heard." More information about stuttering is available at the National Stuttering Association website here.