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Taylor Park, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2020

In our society social media is becoming increasingly more essential to everyone’s lives whether it be through Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, LinkedIn and even Snapchat. With social media slowly becoming more essential to life, the influencer jobs are going to continue to grow and reach more...

Let’s be nice!

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Oscar Frias-Rivera, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2020

Advancement of technology has led to easy access to the internet and social media for everyone, which has led to a growing number of cyberbullying cases. According to Kit Smith, marketing writer at Brandwatch, there are 3.725 billion active social media users and an average person spends 142 minut...

“Lights Up”: an absolute hit that blends Latin sound with rock influences.


Gabriel Barrenechea, Sports Editor

October 26, 2019

“Lights Up,” Harry Styles’ first single since his self titled album “Harry Styles,” is an absolute hit that blends Latin sound with rock influences. According to fans on Twitter, this song has been said to have references to Styles’s sexuality, drug-use, and his departure from ex-band One D...

Trump’s military tweets degrade presidential office

Trump's military tweets degrade presidential office

Rebecca Arnone, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2018

While President Donald Trump’s social media presence is informative, he should not use Twitter to command our military.   Trump has used Twitter to announce the “fake news awards,” to promote his favorite Fox News shows like “Justice with Judge Jeanine” and “Fox and Friends” and to announce military strikes in Syria. Pronouncing military strategy in the same manner as his demagoguery diminishes the importance of such an announcement.

Twitter, effective protest tool in Venezuela

Twitter, effective protest tool in Venezuela

Rika Kumar, Features Editor

March 4, 2014

Twitter and other social networking sites are the best way for young people to organize protests and demonstrations, giving them the right to be furious when the government attempts to silence this voice. The most recent example of censoring social media is the uprising in Venezuela. Over the past...

Facebook out, Tumblr and Twitter new go to

Hina Ahmed

February 18, 2014

Several weeks ago, Facebook turned 10 and, like MySpace, it is growing too old for the Internet. Facebook has been forced out of the spotlight by the new popular go-tos, Twitter and Tumblr. Facebook doesn’t draw me in the way it used to. Facebook appealed to younger generations because it served...

Coca-cola commercial draws fire

Coca-cola commercial draws fire

Mark Aquino

February 18, 2014

A new trend is sweeping across Twitter in a brave effort to boycott Coca-Cola products. The recent Coca-Cola commercial, aired during the Super Bowl XLVIII, portrayed a range of Americans with differing racial backgrounds singing “America the Beautiful” in several languages. Shortly after the...

SMH @ Twitter lingo, LOL

Leticia Castro, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013

Twitter is capable of many things. But is it destined to be the downfall of the English language as we know it? Twitter is becoming an essential communications tool, and thanks in part to the Millennial Generation’s fascination with it, the social network is changing the world. Instead...