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Yeezy Season

May 31, 2018

I’m gonna let you finish but, Kanye West is back in the building. On April 13, 2018, music and fashion phenom Kanye West made his return to the known world. After being closed off from Twitter and social media, West was welcomed back to Twitter by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Since his return, Kanye ha...

Photo from Dom Hoffman, one of the founders of Vine.

The resurrection of Vine

January 9, 2018

They’re everywhere. Littered across YouTube, polluting Instagram feeds and infiltrating every Twitter timeline. There’s no way to use the internet without encountering one, and if you dare to click, there’s no question— you’ll become addicted. Beware of this silent drug. Beware of its inte...

Khalid performs on the second night of the STAPLES Center Concert, presented by Coca-Cola, during the 2017 BET Experience at LA Live on Friday, June 23, 2017.  (Ricardo DeAratanha/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Khalid at TASC State Convention

November 3, 2017

The Texas High Student Council is hosting the annual TASC State Convention April 14-15 in Arlington, TX. Recently, Student Council members began a campaign to bring R&B artist Khalid to the convention to perform. “In one of the meetings we had discussing Talk with Texans, Mrs. Waldrep stres...

Instagramless Katie

Instagramless Katie

November 26, 2015

Anxiety. Fatigue. Sweating. Vomiting. Depression. Seizures. People expect teenagers to be faced with the symptoms of withdrawal without their social media. Adults expect us to be drooling out of our mouths if we don’t have our phones in our hands. I decided to put the myth to test and delete all of the social m...

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...

Social media disasters: internet etiquette

December 1, 2014

We all know that one person who will clog up your Instagram feed with selfie after selfie, or who obnoxiously live-tweets a movie everyone has already seen. Hopefully, this guide will prevent you from becoming that person, or, if you have already reached that level, help you redeem yourself from the...

Scroll, click, delete

Scroll, click, delete

November 21, 2014

I’d hear the bird tweet and quickly unlock my phone to investigate the notification. For hours my attention would be wrapped around the ceaseless feed of either irrelevant, personal or heartsore tweets. Twitter was where I got my information; it was how I kept up with my closest pals, and it was what...

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