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Power teens

Neely Metz, Features Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Features

Filling Instagram feeds and Snapchat stories with product advertisements, trademarked styles and “hot” trends, teen celebrities can influence the life and mind of youth, leading many to feel pressure to abide by unrealistic beauty expectations to be as “flawless” as their famous counterparts appea...

Social media poses threat to ‘real life’ relationships

Social media poses threat to ‘real life’ relationships

Editorial Board
September 26, 2016
Filed under Staff Editorials

While lunch provides a time for peers to chat together before resuming their afternoon classes, many students spend the break constantly checking their phones rather than focusing on the friends around them. As constant app updates and social media platforms parallel our increasing addiction to virtual ...

Social media protects consumers

Social media protects consumers

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter
March 16, 2016
Filed under Features

Sophomore Tess Wilmoth was scrolling through her Instagram feed when she saw a post of a mascara she was interested in buying, but reading the comments changed her opinion. “The packaging said you would get long and thick eyelashes, and it was supposed to make them natural looking,” Wilmoth sa...

FOMO, fear of missing out, creates extra anxiety, stress when being excluded from social situations

FOMO, fear of missing out, creates extra anxiety, stress when being excluded from social situations

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor
April 30, 2015
Filed under Features

The acronym “FOMO” — the fear of missing out on social events or trends — has become popular enough for the Oxford English Dictionary to add the word to its ranks in 2013, reflecting the increased awareness and frequency of having this phobia. Anyone can fear being excluded from what she believes ...

Spreading news moves from paper to glass

Spreading news moves from paper to glass

May 27, 2014
Filed under Breaking News, Features, Showcase

Articles ranging from “22 puppies who are annoyed with their owners” to “U.S. cluster bombs keep killing civilians in Yemen” makeup sites such as BuzzFeed, VICE and Mashable, all of whom focus on sharing news mainly through social media. Facebook, which has traditionally been a site for friend...

Teens need to tune out social media

Teens need to tune out social media

May 25, 2012
Filed under Opinion

Staff Editorial New social media options keep popping up where you least expect them, from new ways to edit photos on-the-go to virtual pin boards. Now that almost everyone has a smart phone teens are wired in to these new networks 24/7 with almost no time to sit back and appreciate the less plugged-in...

Libby Brittain fuses social media and journalism into career

Libby Brittain fuses social media and journalism into career

February 17, 2011
Filed under Features

Zoe Newcomb Editor-in-Chief “Random: The first word (of many) I remember being fascinated with was ‘galore.’ Heard it on a radio ad; couldn’t grok it. It starts young,” Libby Brittain (’07) tweeted to her some 764 followers on December 22. An economic history major at Barnard College,...

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