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How has social media changed us?

How has social media changed us?

Olivia Stafford

November 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Social media has consumed young people and has changed the way we communicate. From the moment we wake up to the moment we go to bed, we are submerging  ourselves into the digital world, oblivious to what is going on off our screens. Fifty-one percent of people ages 18 to 24 said that it would be ...

Challenge for a millenial: spending a day phone free

Hunter Colvin

November 10, 2016


Filed under Life

As a millennial, a technology devotee and an avid Candy Crush player, I use my phone quite frequently. So, I tried giving it up for a day. Quick disclaimer: I did use my phone as an alarm clock and as a way to time my break at work, since watches are for people who don’t lose every single one t...

Mental illness: a silent struggle for students

Mental illness: a silent struggle for students

Renee Willard

October 19, 2016


Filed under Life, Life Regular

The National Alliance for Mental Illness has declared the first week of October “Mental Health Awareness Week.” The week is dedicated to ending the stigma surrounding mental illnesses, and it’s especially important for the one out of four college students who will be diagnosed with a mental i...

Respectfully having sex in a shared space

Respectfully having sex in a shared space

October 13, 2016


Filed under Life

It’s Friday and you have just finished your last class for the week. Exhausted, all you want to do tonight is nap, watch Grey’s Anatomy and order a pizza. You call in a pizza as you are walking up the stairs to your hall and get to your room. The door is unlocked but closed. Strange, bu...

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