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NFL players kneel during the National Anthem as a form of protest against police brutality.There were many teams that particpated in this protest. // Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Jayraj Jonnalagadda and Nathan Park

October 6, 2017

NFL players protest police brutality. The new Travel Ban. Puerto Rico’s post-hurricane devastation. The world’s stories in the past week has overwhelmed readers. When people check on the weekly news, they get slammed with all these stories. With no way to read them all, it can seem like the world...

Social media gives way for effective protests in the US

Cartoon by Christopher Perez

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017

How different would our newspapers and news networks be if Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the other modern modes of online communication were taken away? The age of social media has given power to individuals by supplying a platform to bring light to what they may see as the issues or injustices in...

In an age of social media, don’t forget who you are

Brenna Walsh, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015

How many followers do you have on Instagram? On Twitter? How many likes do you average per post? Be honest. I really want to know. Sike. Modern society puts abundant attention onto social media. As an omnipresent entity, how much scrutiny has it really gotten? We have opened our hearts to this...

#firstworldproblems are legitimate

Kinsey Danzis, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

“Instagram is down — a part of my life just came to a halt,” tweeted @ValMcQuek. “The 3G is better than the WiFi at my house...” tweeted @AndrewFromHL. “I have a blind date tonight so I really should shower but I really don’t feel like it ugh,” posted skinnyparanoia on Tumblr. What...

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor

March 1, 2013

SPAIN As part of Coca-Cola’s “Share Happiness” advertising campaign, the company installed ATMs that dispense free money throughout Spain. Recognizing the country is amidst a recession, Coca-Cola has attached only one stipulation to the instant funds: they must be shared.  The machine offers...