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Deleting Social Media

By Phoebe Leisek May 7, 2021
There comes a time in your life, after being told again and again that your phone is actually the sole culprit behind every mishap you’ve ever experienced, to pause and wonder if adults are onto something with their relentless vilification of technology.
Smartphones: Who Needs People?

Smartphones: Who Needs People?

By Milo Levine December 18, 2017

My favorite thing in the world is coming home after a rough day at school and talking to my dad about all of my problems. “Dad, I’m really depressed, and I could use some advice, because life has got...

The Modern Addiction to Cell Phones

The Modern Addiction to Cell Phones

By Ryan Leake and Ryan Leake June 2, 2017

I wish I grew up 30 years ago. Not because I want 50-cent Coca-Colas, or because I want to watch Larry Bird go up against Magic Johnson (though that would be a plus), or even because I wouldn’t have...

Why I Refuse to Have an Instagram

Why I Refuse to Have an Instagram

By Glo Robinson January 12, 2017

I’ve always been rather antiquated when it comes to social media, not completely enthusiastic about broadcasting the details of my life to the world. I try to make my use of social media rather effortless;...

Why Snap Texting Is the Worst Form of Communication

Why Snap Texting Is the Worst Form of Communication

By Sophia Venables September 21, 2016

Your phone faintly buzzes twice, lighting up with the display of a badly chosen username. It’s that friend again. You know, the one that has your cell number but insists on snap texting. Praying it’s...

by Luke Rider

It’s Usually A Wrap

By Alexandra Deane February 2, 2016

It’s my typical Friday night. My hands are digging into a bag of pretzel thins someone acquired by digging through the family pantry.  I’m in a dark house that’s blaring music, full of partial strangers,...

The Obsession with Social Media

The Obsession with Social Media

By Megan Butt February 14, 2015

Senior Russell Wirth looked down at his phone which displayed a photo he had just posted on Instagram. The photo showed Wirth and his family river rafting on vacation, and he had decided to share it so...

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