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How to Get Zero Validation from Your Social Media… And Be OK With It

How to Get Zero Validation from Your Social Media… And Be OK With It

February 26, 2016

By CHRISTINA CAMBRIA Contributing Writer Last night, my best friend of four years became my ex-bes...

Ray Bradbury Was Right

Ray Bradbury Was Right

January 26, 2016

By ALYSHA KUNDANMAL Features Co-Editor It’s one of those days that scares me. You know the days...

Seeking Solidarity After the Attacks

Seeking Solidarity After the Attacks

November 20, 2015

By ALEXA MCMENAMIN Opinions Co-Editor On Thursday, I was wrapped up in the fervor of the contro...

Facebook: More to Dislike

Facebook: More to Dislike

September 30, 2015

By BEN MOORE Managing Editor/Online Editor A dislike button is finally coming to Facebook. As fo...

Tinder: Microcosm of What We Do in Life

Tinder: Microcosm of What We Do in Life

November 20, 2014

By KAYLA PANTANOStaff WriterPublished: November 19, 2014 Websites like Facebook and Twitter have become integral parts of our generations’ lives and as so...

Will Privacy Survive Social Media?

October 8, 2014

By JANELY FERNANDEZ Contributing Writer Published: October 8, 2014 Wait, privacy is still a thing? In the age of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and every other ...

Sadbook: Social Media’s Impact

Sadbook: Social Media’s Impact

April 24, 2014

By TYLER BURDICK Staff Writer Published: April 24, 2014 It’s neither a secret nor a surprise that today’s kids, teens and young adults are almost characterized by ...

Social Media Helps to Promote Clubs

Social Media Helps to Promote Clubs

April 6, 2014

By GUNAR OLSEN STAFF WRITER Published: April 2, 2014 Over the past few years, student clubs ...

Internet Overreacts to Bieber Comment

April 17, 2013

By MARIA FISCHER Asst. Opinions Co-Editor Published: April 17, 2013 In today’s celebrity-obsess...

Confession Pages Only Mean Trouble

Confession Pages Only Mean Trouble

April 15, 2013

By MARIA FISCHER Asst. Opinions Co-Editor Published: April 15, 2013 Through the years our generation ha...

Fordham Shares its Social Media Policy via Social Media

Fordham Shares its Social Media Policy via Social Media

November 13, 2012

By MEHGAN ABDELMASSIH News Editor Published: November 12, 2012 Fordham rereleased its social media policy this afternoon via Facebook and Blogspot...

The Amanda Todd Suicide: the Next KONY?

October 27, 2012

Filed under Opinions

By MARIA FISCHER Staff Writer Published: October 26, 2012 Like many procrastinators, I opted to read my social network news feeds rather than engage in mindless midterm studying. As I scrolled down my Twitter feed, nothing seemed out of the ordinary. But then a tweet stuck out: “RIP Amanda Todd.” I kept scrolling, but then came across ...