Facebook regulation is a breach of privacy

Sam Stroud Staff Writer In today’s technological climate, we are often bombarded by news and ads on social media platforms while we use our state-of-the-art devices. One such platform we hear about in particular, and usually not for a decent reason, is Facebook.  Facebook is one of the world’s largest social media platforms, with 2.27 billion Read More

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Read before you agree

Rakshak Adhikari Contributor When students sign up on social media sites, they agree to lengthy terms of service, often without reading through them. According to Susan Sarapin, an assistant professor of multimedia journalism and communication, about 95 percent of people do not read the terms of service before clicking “Agree.” “There are mandatory arbitration clauses in Read More

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The smartphone debate: trading constant connection for peace of mind

Taylor Boydstun Variety Editor After warring with myself for over a year, I finally took the leap from a smartphone to a “dumb” phone in early January of this year. I had long been aware of the negative effects of ever-present social media, but I couldn’t quite commit to making the cut. During the last few Read More

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The smartphone debate: convenience turned unexpected responsibility

Matt Firpo Opinion Editor In my experience, having a smartphone has been a tool that has improved my life and made interactions with classmates easier. I didn’t always have a smartphone during college. I had a normal cellphone for most of my freshman year until I bought my first smartphone. Having a smartphone has been an Read More

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