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TikTok filters are contributing to a decrease in mental health.

Harmful TikTok filters impact mental health

TikTok’s new filters promote unrealistic beauty standards
By Ava Brancato
March 21, 2022

Like many other students, I have been using TikTok pretty frequently for the past three years. I have seen every trend, dance, and viral video on the app....

The World of Social Media

The World of Social Media

Open the door please: TikTok trend sparks arguments
By Emilia Schwartz
February 16, 2022

Recently, a trend has started on TikTok following the popular musical Heathers. The trend centers around a character nicknamed JD trying to get another...

The new casual nature of Instagram relieves stress around being perfect.

A photo dump a day keeps the jealousy away

How Instagram users are steering further away from trying
By Maggie Kirwin
February 16, 2022

Instagram has been known since 2010 as the infamous app to share photos, stories, and videos of everyday life. What used to be a space to share overly...

TikTok takes a dark turn

TikTok takes a dark turn

TikTok users are making the app a sexual platform.
By Natalie VonderHeide
February 9, 2022

After scrolling through seemingly harmless videos on your TikTok "for you page", a short clip of a shirtless man performing erotic dances takes over your...

Youtubes controversial decision to remove the dislike button has people wondering why it was removed.

Youtube removing their dislike button is for the better

Do you agree that Youtube should have removed the dislike button?
By Gabby Whitfield
December 7, 2021

Youtube has made the decision to private the dislike count on videos. Many viewers believe that Youtube is taking away their dislike button completely....

Hiding the likes of a post do not do anything (N. Darnall).

Instagram needs to get better

Children's Mental Health Affected by Instagram
By Emilia Schwartz
November 1, 2021

Ever since its creation, social media has sparked debates on whether it harms or benefits mental health. Instagram, in particular, is known to cause insecurity...

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The World of Social Media: Immortal Snail

Recurring trend sparks a new video idea on TikTok.
By Emilia Schwartz
November 1, 2021

Social media is something all us students use. Have you ever wondered what students in the building think of certain trends? Now with "The World of Social...

Is “Cancel Culture” okay or flawed?

Is “Cancel Culture” okay or flawed?

By Lauren Schmit, Staff Writer
April 14, 2021

Throughout the past couple of years, social media has been a platform to spread awareness about controversial topics. However, people can have a sticky...

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Olivia Pawlak, rising makeup artist

By Shannon Magura
January 19, 2021

Social media has always been a great platform for people to express themselves but is more commonly used among big creators and celebrities. However, Huntley...

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The pros and cons of TikTok

By Rayne Zilch
January 17, 2021

TikTok became the trendiest new app in 2019. The fun dances and hilarious trends have made people enjoy themselves, especially when quarantine hit. So...

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