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What to expect when being political on social media

Veronica Pahomova co-editor-in-chief Social media. What once began as platforms for sending mass messages of funny cat videos have quickly evolved into outlets for political opinions. The election season has inevitably transformed these websites into harsh waves of political articles, Trump memes, social justice warfronts and everything in between. And though posting one’s perspective on […]

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Nirav Desai staff writer Jamie Kim staff writer Keith Stone staff writer The Los Angeles Times, the New York Times and CNN are just some of the household names that provide a daily influx of news for readers all over the world. However, the news platform that hits a spot much closer to home is […]

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Students use social media to build blogs

Lucas Harward, staff writer The sphere of social media is rapidly expanding. People can create social media pages or profiles for something they are interested in, post enjoyable articles or pictures for their followers and gain even more followers. The power in social media as a whole is seen in the fact that 71 percent […]

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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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