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An end of an error

Editorial Board January 22, 2021

In January 2017, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. Since then, President Trump has conducted himself in a cowardly, morally appalling, and highly unprofessional manner....

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Clout-driven activism is not real activism

Marina Cruz, Contributing Writer September 1, 2020

​Performative activism is defined as activism done to increase one’s social capital rather than out of devotion to the cause. It is used in a number of ways to support movements such as LGBTQ+ rights,...

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Is this the end of Facebook?

Anish Rao April 3, 2018

You may have heard about Facebook ‘s shady business practices and malicious data handling in the news cycle recently. Facebook is an integral part of everyone’s life whether we want to admit or not;...

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The anti-highlight reel

Katrina Clements February 14, 2018

Since its debut in 2010, Instagram has become one of the most popular social media platforms today. Who you follow determines the kind of content you see, but the appeal of this platform from the user’s...

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Does it go down in the DMs?

Samantha Ceballos February 1, 2017

Social media is great if you want to share a special moment or just to get a thought off your mind (and maybe cause a political debate). A strange trend has emerged that I had not experienced until recently:...

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