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#Adulting? Is this what achievement looks like?

October 18, 2018

Kristin Donaldson Staff Writer The mundane, ordinary task that some of us have been doing since our teens or even early childhood has been deemed an adult over achievement by the term “adulting.” Adulting is . . .

Americans love school shootings

February 22, 2018

Carl E Schulz Staff Writer In the wake of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which left 17 students and staff dead, Americans once again began the cyclical routine we . . .

Learn to protect your web identity

February 25, 2015

PSECU Contributing Writer If a stranger approached you on the street, what would you tell them about yourself? Would you rattle off your full name, date of birth, mailing address, phone number and the names . . .

Don’t believe everything you read

November 18, 2014

John Villarose VI Staff Writer This just in: President Obama wants to raise taxes on children and give all of our jobs, money and guns to whatever country we don’t like right now. If you . . .

Staying informed in a world of confusion

October 28, 2014

Josephine Dadeboe Staff Writer Before the Ebola outbreak this year, the majority of people living in the United States had no idea what Ebola was. I would have to admit that I too was one . . .

The selfie sensation: Why do we take them?

April 23, 2014

Ali Chiavetta Features Writer “But first, Let me take a selfie!” Do these lyrics sound familiar? Our culture is chock-full of phrases, acronyms and slang that all reflect ourselves. This issue is especially prevalent in . . .

When employers take a peek, who do they see?

April 16, 2014

Nikki Schaffer Features Editor Very often, social media sites like Facebook and Twitter serve as public diaries, where the rest of the world is subject to hearing about your everyday rants and mishaps—along with what . . .

The impact of social media on body image

December 4, 2013

Catherine Hogue Staff Writer With technology making the leaps that it has, a sort of Age of Narcissism has dawned on our society with the introduction of the ‘selfie’ into the mainstream. People have turned . . .

All I do is pin, pin, pin

April 24, 2013

Danielle Weaver Features Writer “I saw it on Pinterest!” is quickly becoming a common phrase. Since it launched beta testing in March 2010, Pinterest has become the third most popular social media website in the . . .

Social Media: an Evolving Campaign tool

November 7, 2012

Aaron Sanders Staff Writer We all love them: social media platforms which allow us to express ourselves. However, in 2012 social networks have been employed for political campaign purposes. We live for those to like . . .

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