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TikTok Platform Takeover

Kelsey Evans, Photographer

February 28, 2020

If you are one of the few people left that hasn’t downloaded TikTok, consider yourself lucky.  Ever since downloading this app, my screen time has increased by approximately 30% and all of my free time is spent chasing TikTok f...

‘You’ season 2 critiques social media, societal privilege

Ethan Woodfill, Opinion Editor

January 30, 2020

“You” Season 2 on Netflix is captivating, with a plot of manipulation, deceit, twists and turns that I could not have seen coming,  and intertwined with the plot are questions about social media and privilege. Joe Goldbe...

Netflix’s ‘The Circle’: authentic, unique reality show

Shaelyn Ursida, Features Editor

January 23, 2020

Netflix kicked off the decade with an all-new reality show, “The Circle.”In a very un-Netflix-like fashion, the episodes were released in a series of waves. The first wave was released on Jan. 1, 2020, with episodes one through...

How tech companies know more about you than you realize

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

November 21, 2019

A century ago, the oil industry was one of the most dominant in the world. With rapid industrialization taking place in the 19th century, oil was discovered as a new source of fuel, incentivizing companies to enter this market. During thi...

Naming children after social media

Jen Rodriguez, Senior Opinion Editor

August 23, 2018

One of the most interesting things you can learn about yourself is what your namesake is. Finding out what or who you were named after can be a worthwhile exploration. Asking about namesakes is a super fascinating conversation ...

Men of letters

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

March 8, 2018

The Library of Congress announced on Dec. 26, 2017, that it had received a copy of every public tweet ever posted, and that it will archive all future tweets. The goal of this endeavor is to “acquire and preserve a record of ...

Bad Update

Matthew Steinberg, Features Editor

February 22, 2018

Earlier this month Snapchat redesigned its application and received harsh criticism. Yes, the update is horrible and causes my blood pressure to spike. However, while the update itself upsets me, the business’ response to the...

Phan released by judge

Angela Mauroni, News Editor

October 22, 2015

Luong Phan, a previous student at Allegheny College, has been sentenced for making terroristic threats against other students at the college via Facebook on Dec. 9, 2014. Phan spent almost two months in jail during his legal ...

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