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Why is Instagram and Snapchat so Addictive

A picture of a student scrolling through social media and NOT writing their article.

Ethan J., Reporter

March 5, 2020

Many people around the world that own a phone have certain apps that they enjoy using in their free time. Whether it is an IOS or Android device, people find a way to use their phones in their free time. Although there are many addictive apps in the app store, there are two apps that most kids and adu...

Does Social Media Ruin Nature?

People violating nature to use on social media can be proven to be destructive.

Ethan Y., Editor

November 5, 2019

For centuries, nature was the key to man advancements and cultivation. It provided many natural resources, such as wood, iron, and gold. Nature was also worshipped by many cultures and gave wonder and amazement to many that come. However, in modern days, companies wanting more resources and land have de...

James Charles Scandal

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Reese M., reporter

May 29, 2019

The tea is spilled between two well-known beauty influencers, Tati Westbrook and James Charles. James Charles is a 19-year-old YouTuber, vlogger, model, and artist. Tati Westbrook is a 37-year-old YouTuber, vlogger, and company owner. James and Tati recently got into a drama that turned into internet...

Is Social Media Affecting the Lives of Young Teens?

Is Social Media Affecting the Lives of Young Teens?

Jacqueline C., editor

April 3, 2019

What is social media? Social media are sites such as Instagram, Facebook, or Snapchat, where people create online accounts to communicate with others through videos, pictures or personal messages. Although social media is beneficial when it comes to connecting to family and friends and communication w...

Are We Being Spied On?

Privacy is a major issue

Jayden M., Editor - Features

April 24, 2018

In this new era of technology, we are constantly being surrounded by information. Everywhere we go, we see advertisements. They appear on bus stops, train stations, billboards, buildings, and most commonly on our phones. Ads that appear on our devices seem very convenient. When we need something, there a...

Apps: Wasteful or Useful?

Examples of apps on a normal smartphone.

Robert B., Reporter

February 22, 2018

Being in the age of technology, many people are spending a lot of time on their iPhones or other tech products on what companies call apps, or software applications. As they may range from productive to social to gaming purposes, these applications have spurred many debates on whether or not students shou...

The Lack of Asian Representation in American Media

BTS at the AMA awards.

Lauren Y., Editor

February 6, 2018

Whitewashing is defined as the practice of casting white actors in roles historically established as being non-white. Though today’s society is becoming increasingly diverse and accepting of different cultures, whitewashing continues to be a prevalent issue in modern Hollywood. Whitewashing occu...

Is Social Media bad for you?

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Heleni N., Editor

January 22, 2018

Social media had taken over the world, and it’s difficult to think that, only some years back, people thought the internet was not going to progress. However, about 40% of the world's population today has social media. Teenagers spend about two hours daily on a social media platform, but can somethi...

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