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Apple Music, Pandora, or Spotify

Apple Music, Pandora, or Spotify

Savanna Nielsen, Photographer

December 20, 2018

There are so many music choices out there it can be very hard to choose between them.

Social Media is Becoming Addicting

Social Media is Becoming Addicting

Savanna Nielson, Photographer

October 15, 2018

As a teenager, many people view social media as an addictive source, but it can be even more addictive than they would expect.

Our Need for Approval

Our Need for Approval

Cindy Diaz, Staff Writer & Copy Editor

February 28, 2018

Regardless of how different we are, we share something in common. As the social beings that we are, it comes as no surprise that we are constantly seeking approval and validation from those around us.

The Effect of Social Media

The Effect of Social Media

Sage Smith, Staff Writer & Artist

October 26, 2017

Magazines and television are often blamed for portraying an ideal body image that causes people to question their looks and lose confidence in themselves. Young women, in particular, are high users of social networking sites and post more photographs of themselves on the internet than do men.

Social Media Etiquette for the Socially Inept

Social Media Etiquette for the Socially Inept

Whitney Loder

April 15, 2013

If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve forgotten, betrayed, or otherwise abandoned the basics of normal face-to-face interaction. At this point, you’ve given human interaction a try and after a few too many publicly humiliating experiences you’ve found yourself in social Siberia. Don’t worry, there’s hope for you yet.

Social Media Destroying Social Skills

Social Media Destroying Social Skills

Haley Jensen, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013

Teenagers text at the dinner table. They tweet walking to class. They check Facebook on dates. Many of them have become so dependent on technology that they struggle interacting with people in real life. Their only means of communication are through texting and emails.  Social skills are lacking in a majority of high school students and social media seems to be impacting this.

Reasons to Block People on Facebook

Reasons to Block People on Facebook

Shaylee Hook, Staff Writer

October 29, 2012

Facebook is the place everyone comes to write what’s on their mind and keep in touch with friends, but in some cases, you may not want to stay in touch any longer. Unfriending people can be a hard task, and at times very stressful, however, there is a way. To make your conquest easier we’ve created the perfect profile of people you may want to unfriend.