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Social media: You really don’t need it that bad

by Hanna Moon, Contributor

April 6, 2016

As I have in the past years, I decided to set a goal for myself at the start of a new year. This year, my resolution was something that’s been on my mind for several years —something I’ve always wanted to eliminate fr...

Now entering the Twilight Zone of Facebook

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer

February 23, 2016

It was a normal Wednesday night. I’m sitting in the living room with my roommate, stressing over the horror that is public relations, when I hear a booming sound escape from inside my other roommate’s bedroom. Just for reference, ...

Snapchat’s unexpected success: Why do we love it so much?

by Lehi Naseem, Contributor

February 10, 2016

Five...four...three...two...one. Poof. That image of your best friend rolling her eyes in her Comm 103 lecture has disappeared. You laughed instead of clicking “like.” And you responded with a blurry, unfiltered, half-fac...

Revenge porn sparks nude awakening

by Emmilly Nguyen, Senior Staff Writer

February 23, 2015

Technology allows you check the weather before getting dressed, text a friend weekend plans, send your mom cute puppy pictures and ruin someone’s reputation at the click or tap of a few buttons. On Jan. 28, a San Diego State...

‘Je ne suis pas’ Charlie

by Courtney White, Contributor

February 2, 2015

Twelve lives were tragically lost on Jan. 7, when two masked gunmen entered the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo, the now infamous French satirical magazine. However, this tragedy is no reason to support the social media movement t...