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Is your phone controlling your life?

Is your phone controlling your life?

Nick Bragg

April 17, 2015


Filed under Features

Eighty-five percent of adults ages 18-24 own smartphones. From iPhones to Androids to Blackberries, the trend seems likely to continue until every American has a minicomputer on them at all times. The dominance of the smartphone leaves students with the choice to join the evolution or create a realit...

Commitment scares me to death

Matt Murphy

October 20, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Nothing makes me feel light-years away from adulthood like hearing about young marriage. My parents met as undergrads, and if memory serves me right, I was born before my mom finished graduate school. I don't think that was so uncommon for my parents' generation. People started their lives...

People place too much value in possessions

People place too much value in possessions

Matt Murphy

September 16, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I have to get the new iPhone. I don't technically need to get it. My current iPhone is less than a year old and still functions perfectly. There is no logical reason for me to get a new phone. Yet here I am, feeling convinced that my quality of life will be vastly improved if I have a new pho...

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