social media

Social media use requires thoughtful consumption

By EMILY SAYER – 6 years ago

Utter the words “social media” and imme­diately you’ll be bombarded with a flurry criticisms and complaints about the nature of today’s obsession with screens and devices. The platform has become…

Film trivializes realities of cyberbullying

By SOPHIA BURNS – 6 years ago

Usually, innovation is a good thing, especially in modes of entertainment that can quickly become tired and banal. That being said, not all innovation is necessarily good innovation. A few…

Social media makes users into products

By ZACH RIPPE – 6 years ago

When we think about internet usage and online “exploration,” whether it be in the form of lurking through different forums, writing our own content or creating unique, online art, the…

Social media a glimpse into professors’ lives

By CHRIS GONZALEZ – 7 years ago

Before the creation of sites like Facebook and Twitter, a professor’s life outside of the classroom remained a mystery for students. Interactions between students and faculty were limited to face-to-face…

Social media blurs rights to privacy

By MARIE SOLIS – 7 years ago

Across the nation, millions of high school seniors experience unshakable panic over the college applications process every year. Completing the Common App, soliciting recommendations, writing supplementary essays—all of these things…

Feminism adapts to digital world

By ELIZABETH DEAN & DEBBIE ALTMAN – 8 years ago

On October 24, 2013, the ALANA Center hosted an event titled “A Discussion of Race and Digital Feminism.” The ALANA Center is a place on campus for events, resources, and…