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Students delete addictive social media app for finals week

Students delete addictive social media app for finals week

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

December 11, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students are deleting Snapchat from their phones to reduce screen time while preparing and studying for final exams. “Deleting Snapchat was a great decision for me because I spent a lot of time consumed in the app,” freshman Takouhi Asdourian said. “I feel like now since Snapchat notification...

Just keep scrolling

Just keep scrolling

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

May 17, 2017

The simple past time of checking a notification on a phone may only take a few seconds, but excessive time on media can turn into an addiction. “It’s so easy to be on the phone and on social media,” Manisha Punwani, MD said. “I don’t think that’s the problem, it’s the amount. If you are doing it for a limited time and ...

Youth struggle to survive on city streets

Youth struggle to survive on city streets

December 16, 2009

Jovel Quierolo Managing Editor Luke Burton invites homeless children for dinner every Tuesday night. Over the past three years as a member of the faith-based outreach group The Outer Circle, he has met hundreds of the estimated 1,400 homeless youth living on San Francisco streets, shelters or with ...

Nicotine, marijuana cause addiction, internal harm

October 30, 2009

When a joint is passed around at a party, Audrey has no hesitation in taking a hit. “I don’t smoke [marijuana] to be cool, I smoke because I like how it makes me feel,” said Audrey. “It’s a drug so obviously I know it’s not good for me, but everything in moderation, right?” Whether...

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