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Mia de Castro Basto. Photo courtesy of Mia de Castro Basto.

Student voice blossoms through use of social media

Highlights January 21, 2021

Kate Kotlyar staff writer What started as a simple idea of posting acne progress photos to Instagram blossomed into senior Mia de Castro Basto’s passion for helping people and the planet.  De Castro...

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Break from social media during quarantine brings happiness

Highlights April 1, 2020

Candice Anvari staff writer Taking a break from social media seems like an impossible task to a social media addict like myself. This week, I chose to delete all my social media apps to see what effect...

Commentary: A day without your cellphone

Highlights April 25, 2016

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,...

Teens try to hide their identity behind fake social media accounts.

The rise of the ‘Finsta’

Highlights September 22, 2015

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”...

Norman perceptions of social media

Highlights March 26, 2015

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...

Technology steals time and focus from students

Highlights September 29, 2014

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...

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