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No laughing matter

No laughing matter

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief

April 21, 2015

Art is something that is subjective. Not everyone is going to like every piece of literature, music, etc., that is out there. Chances are, if you gave...

Hip hop revolutionizes social media platforms

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2015

Hip hop has always been an outlet of expression to bring social change and to address identity. When hip hop took off back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, music was a response to black oppression resulting in songs like “Fight the Power” by Public Enemy. Now with the means of social media, it’s another form of reaching out to fans outside of the music. Rather than waiting...

Find your summer lover online

J. Rae Chipera

May 15, 2013

Social media is no longer just a life blogging methodology, but a way to date online. It’s becoming a social norm for everyone, not just the socially awkward. However, online dating raises concerns about safety.A large number of my married friends met on the internet. A few friends have gotten into dangerous situations because of online dating. School is about to be o...

Explore Music, Don’t Just Listen

Mary Watson

May 13, 2013

Mass media is growing and it's becoming easier to create anything digital and send it to whoever or wherever in the world within minutes.With the cultivation and prosperity of social media, it's possible to share any kind of art medium and have it be viewed by hundreds or thousands with targeted similar interests.From time to time, any artist can overwork themselves into making ...

Security finally matters to Twitter

J. Rae Chipera

May 13, 2013

An unwritten rule of social media is that unless a problem affects powerful people, it doesn’t matter. While other sites have two-step authentication to make their networks secure, Twitter’s equivalent is still being tested.I’m a verified user and new feature tester on social media sites. I watch social platforms to ensure they are acting within the best interest of users.Twit...

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