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Why college is a time for self-reliance

Why college is a time for self-reliance

Izzy Abraham

April 5, 2019

Over the past several months, one thing has re-sparked my interest in Facebook. It’s not a group posting pictures of lacy prom dresses, it’s not an environmental activism page — it’s the closed Parents and Family of UVM Students group. I’ve heard some leaks from this page regarding what pa...

UVM Parent Facebook Group

UVM Parent Facebook Group

Amanda Martino, Multimedia Reporter

October 25, 2018

Did you know there was a top secret Facebook Group for UVM parents and families? Welp, now you do. And you also know what's in it.

Living your life through the lens of social media

September 22, 2016

Dear Editor, I am having more fun that you. Can't you tell from my Snapchat story? I go to brunch and eat crème fraiche. You are not doing that. You are eating eggs alone. Again. I am at bars gallivanting with attractive members of the opposite sex. What are you doing? Watching that show a...

Facebook has created a tool that allows users to ignore their exes

Camilla Broccolo

December 8, 2015

Seeing your old flame on social media can be one of the worst aspects of a breakup, or as this generation calls it, the end of a “committed” hookup, whatever you want to call it, as long as no one caves in and calls it a “relationship.” To solve this, Facebook has released a new feature that allows y...

Keeping a low profile on the interwebs

Ian Lund

September 10, 2015

How did Mark Zuckerberg get so rich when Facebook is “free and always will be?” Quick answer, it isn’t. Long answer: A subtle misconception about Facebook, various Google services, and most popular media distribution sites is that they exist for you. In reality, it may be more prudent to say t...

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