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Facebook doesn’t mean fact

Nicole Henson // January 24, 2017

The public has taken it upon themselves to create a news source out of none other than their own opinions, and it’s spreading like wildfire because of social media.Facebook stories that say climate...

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Screen junkies killing time

Kyra Stemplinger // January 23, 2017

Free time in the modern age is nothing but an interruption in our phone time. Enjoying anything without texting, tweeting or snapping is a rarity these days, and I’ve been guilty of this crime myself.The...

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Social media more powerful than you think

Sam Rios // March 3, 2016

Damn Daniel. Listen intently and you may hear these words spoken in the distance. Maybe yelled, maybe whispered. Either way, this phrase heard ‘round the web is a reference to the series of Snapchat...

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Love is color blind

Brittany Mcclintock // February 16, 2016

I’ve dated my fair share of boys. However, I’ve maybe only dated one guy that was the same ethnicity as me. My friends always joke that I only date black guys, which isn’t necessarily...

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I love the ’90s

Brittany Mcclintock // February 8, 2016

Being a ‘90s baby, I’ve always been a little biased of my decade. I believe the 1990s was the greatest decade to live in and most of my friends agree. Why? Because they’re also ‘90s babies. But...

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Modern culture romanticizes prescription pills

Katelyn Martin // November 17, 2015

Prescription pills are over-romanticized in modern culture through popular music and social media platforms such as Tumblr and Instagram.There are photos of handfuls of pills and glitter and poems about...

Dating hashtags are annoying, hollow

Veronica De La Cruz // August 27, 2014

Hilarious memes and hashtags are constantly changing trends in the social media world. While I usually enjoy most of these amusing trends, I'd be lying if I said that I was a fan of the latest Man Crush...

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