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Commentary: A day without your cellphone

Sadie Hersh co-editor-in-chief Imagine going a day without your phone. I know this may seem impossible because of what seems to be the urgent need to update Snapchat stories and check Instagram posts, but believe it or not, this school day of separation from your phone is possible. In a moment of panic as I rushed […]

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The rise of the ‘Finsta’

Sadie Hersh co-editor-in-chief Recently, there has been a growing trend of “Finstagram” accounts which are created by teens in order to post whatever the user desires, under an alias. These “Finsta” accounts are tools of disassociation for many teenagers, consisting of posts that would not generally be deemed “appropriate,” ranging from images or videos capturing […]

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Norman perceptions of social media

Evan Minniti cub writer Through the rise of the smartphone, social networking sites have had a huge impact on America’s teenage population. According to a recent Nielsen survey, 58 percent of American teenagers own a cellphone. Another survey from the Pew Research Center said that an even larger number, 78 percent, of teenagers aged 12 to […]

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Technology steals time and focus from students

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart, staff writer Celine Rezvani, staff writer Marty Schnapp, staff writer Karen Shilyan, business manager Ben Shofet, staff writer Hunching over square metallic tablets, many of the students at Beverly have only one thing on their mind during nutrition and passing periods: social media. During passing periods, students are not doing what’s custom and stopping […]

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