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Social media showdown

June 3, 2020

Social media has begun to dominate the internet. Most people have at least one or two social media apps on their phones and other devices. Instagram, Snapchat, Reddit and Facebook are just a few examples of well-known social media platforms in the world. However, on a more specific scale, what socia...


When viruses go viral

April 20, 2020

Restaurants are closing. Stores are shutting down. The closest we can see our friends is through a laggy computer screen on late night FaceTimes. All thanks to a disease from across the world called coronavirus, Texarkana is in a shelter in place. This order forces us to spend as much time at home a...

Hold before you hashtag

Hold before you hashtag

August 23, 2018

In today’s world, society is driven by technology. Every minute, you’ll see someone on their phone because it is how we communicate nowadays. Unfortunately, this sometimes leads to not so great endings. Once something is put out into the world, it can’t be taken down. The new fad going arou...

Another set of eyes

Another set of eyes

November 3, 2017

  Displaying memorable moments with friends on social media can bring a wave of anxiety. The fear of not being funny or looking good enough can cause a carefully composed Snapchat story to melt into disregarded memories. Add another pair of eyes that carefully monitor every post, and the fear...

The power of a post

The power of a post

November 3, 2017

She is controlled by a puppeteer. Confined by the rules and regulations of social media. Every post carefully considered, every caption formulated with care. She will bend over backwards to please the world.

Snapchat and I

Snapchat and I

April 5, 2016

Any one of my friends can tell you, I’m the worst about responding to text messages, calls, or notifications. Desperate pleas for last night’s homework, frantic calls to tell me the latest piece of news, urgent requests for a kidney— chances are I’ll miss it completely. I hate having to be tied to my ...

National 'come up with a better holiday' day

National ‘come up with a better holiday’ day

October 29, 2015

Scrolling through Instagram and seeing the fifteenth post about National Best Friend Day, I felt like I was going to lose my mind. I was noticing the same people post about the same National Best Friend Day every few weeks, and I just don’t see the novelty in creating fake holidays that sweeping acr...

Official Snapchat logo altered into gpx.

What the Snap

March 6, 2015

There once was a time when the world was different. And fuller. And brighter. And better. Those times have changed because of one utterly disappointing event. The removal of the “Best Friends” list on Snapchat. Even sadder than the day Flappy Bird was removed from the App Store, what is better k...

Senior Madeline Hunley's conversation with her mother over the infamous dress debate. Screenshot from Twitter @madhunley

Social media engulfs hectic dress debate

February 27, 2015

For the past three days, Twitter has been in an anarchical state due to one thing: the dress. A picture of a striped dress has been circulating through timelines causing distress to seemingly everyone. "How can one dress cause so much trouble?" one might ask. The problem is not evident until...

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