The Orion

TikTok innovative, but reinforces stereotypes

TikTok is an app that tweens and teenagers use to pass their free time. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Danielle Kessler

October 6, 2019

Since TikTok was launched in 2017, the world has never been the same. Well, not exactly, but it has had a huge impact on Gen Z culture and on mainstream media in general. But with every new social media app that comes out, however, it seems that we see the same trend of younger girls being at the re...

Goodbye teenage years

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Daisy Dardon

January 22, 2015

On November third I turned 19. I cried myself to sleep thinking about how almost a quarter of my life had just passed by. I cried knowing that this would be my last teenage year.What have I done with my life? Not as much as I would have liked. The thought of this year being my last year as a teen has r...

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