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What college life is like without a social media presence

by Patrick Doyle, Contributor

September 4, 2019

Major social media platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit, along with many others, are avidly used among a large percentage of Americans born in the last few decades. Before entering college, I was ...

Social media is seriously ruining our relationships

by Cristian Alvarez, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

As social media grows, it is also beginning to change life as we know it. People are becoming increasingly active on media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat. Social media is defining this era by allowi...

Opinion: The problems with ‘finstas’

by Sofia Bert, Senior Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

Now I know most people say that social media and other forms of online fake living are bad, but I'm bringing you a whole new level of bad social media trends: the finsta. For those of you who do not know what a finsta/sinsta/whateveryo...

Opinion: Like it or not, social media footprints are forever

by Cassidy McCombs, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

As another news topic blows up social media newsfeeds, so do everyone’s opinions. This weekend the NFL captured America’s attention with their unifying response to Trump’s attack on players who refuse to stand for the nat...

Passive social media responses to Charlottesville inadequate, assertiveness is required

by Mary York, Digital Sports Editor

August 26, 2017

It has been a week and the deluge of social media posts about Charlottesville finally begin to dwindle. Reactions to the violence and bold-faced racism were understandable. It has been half a century since the Civil Rights...

Social media stars dim the issues

by Talia Raoufpur, Staff Columnist

April 26, 2017

Pop culture celebrities who are aware of their popularity on social media are monetizing Hollywood’s toxic culture while their young followers are perpetuating the cycle.

Missing D.C. girls are more than a hashtag

by Kemi Giwa, Staff Columnist

April 19, 2017

Natalee Holloway and Elizabeth Smart were household names growing up. I was young, but I vividly remember my parents pointing to these girls as reasons for me to stay home instead of attending my classmate’s birthday party or...