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Shift Towards Privacy in Social Media Ensures Healthy Future

Shift Towards Privacy in Social Media Ensures Healthy Future

Anderson Blum, Science, Technology & Health Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

In little over a decade, social media has gone from a group of various technological experiments to domination of the United States and many other countries. Modern children live in a completely different social structure than the norm had been for generations. Frankly, different does not mean bad. Wh...

Social Media Alienates, Harms Mental Health

Social Media Alienates, Harms Mental Health

Yeukai Zimbwa, Contributing Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

Hello! Good Morning! How are you? I’m fine. For human beings, performing is a part of life: automated responses, scripted small-talk, pseudo-conversations about the weather while passing in the hallways. Teenagers born and raised in the 21st century know intimately the pressures that come with the su...

Background

Background

Nadia Lee, News Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Perspectives

The ubiquity of personal smartphones raises growing concerns, specifically amongst young people. According to a Common Sense Media (CSM) study, since 2011, the amount of time spent on cell phones has increased dramatically. For example, the study found that on average, 13 to 18 year olds spend up to ...

Gen Z Podcast ep. 1: Social Media

Meara Sullivan, Lorna Kruesel, Contributing Podcasters

November 13, 2018


Filed under Media, PODCAST

https://anchor.fm/spectrumnewspaper/episodes/Gen-Z-Podcast-ep-1-Social-Media-e2j1ob/a-a6esfn

Arts and Culture Poll

April 30, 2016


Filed under ARTS & CULTURE

From which sites do you get your popular culture news? When was the last time that you bought a teen magazine? When you read a magazine what do you flip to? What celebrities do you follow on Instagram? What celebrities do you follow on Twitter? If you could be a celebrity for a day,...

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