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Opinion: Why banning Alex Jones could be a mistake

Opinion: Why banning Alex Jones could be a mistake

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

September 1, 2018

Joseph Gomez gives his opinion on the banishment of everybody's favorite gravely-voiced conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones.

Ello? It’s not Facebook

Ello? It’s not Facebook

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor

October 1, 2014

The ad-free, anti-data-mining, invite-only social media platform Ello has surged in numbers with up to 31,000 people joining per hour at the end of September. Launched in April 2014, the site started out as a small community of its designers and artists. Growth was slow until September, when Facebook...

College admission via Facebook

College admission via Facebook

Julia Kranzler, Staff Writer

April 3, 2014

As college admission season beings to die down, graduating seniors' egos are alive and well. March and April, the two months in which many colleges release their admission decisions, have the potential to be the best and worst of times for seniors. As colleges grow increasingly more competitive, the...

Facebook on the outs

Facebook on the outs

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

December 17, 2013

The once very popular Facebook is on the outs with teenagers around the world as other social media sites are taking over. Most teenagers would admit to being a member of Facebook, but now with growing new social media sites Facebook may be seeing a decline in user usage among teenagers. Social Media s...

Dangerous threat stems from Facebook confessions page

Dangerous threat stems from Facebook confessions page

March 21, 2013

Anonymous "confession" Facebook pages have become popular throughout local high schools, and one in particular has yielded dangerous consequences. Students are able to voice their opinions or confessions about their school anonymously through a Google document. A secret administrator then transfers the co...

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