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The Toxic Mirror Called Social Media

Albertina Nelson-Holmquist, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

You pick up your phone to check your social media feed. You begin to scroll through pictures of healthy breakfasts, airplane wings and skinny people working out, as you sigh loudly and think to yourself: “I wish I looked like that.” or “Why isn’t my life like that?” If this sounds anything like your daily morning routine, know that you are not alone. According to National Report on Self Esteem, 98% teena...

Is less really more? Living in a 140 character, 10 second world

Is less really more? Living in a 140 character, 10 second world

November 19, 2017

The internet is arguably the greatest and most impactful invention of this generation. It is almost impossible to get through a day without using the internet. We use it for many different purposes. We...

Harvey Weinstein – Another Symptom of Hollywood’s Misogyny

Harvey Weinstein – Another Symptom of Hollywood’s Misogyny

October 23, 2017

Many are led to believe that women and men are truly equal in today’s society. When looking up from your law book however, you will realise that reality does not lie in written text. Sure, theoretical...

Expanding Life Education

Expanding Life Education

October 21, 2017

The consequences of the First World War, the evolution of the English language and proof by induction are important knowledge that students receive from school education. From a student’s perspective,...

Technology: The way forward – or is it?

Technology: The way forward – or is it?

October 21, 2017

About a week ago new lights were installed in my house, the fancy kind without real lightbulbs. In order for that to happen the old lightbulbs that we’d used were taken down, which, inevitably, remind...

Youth Knows No Pain

Youth Knows No Pain

June 11, 2017

A 2012 study at the Jaume University, Castéllon showed that only 28.8% of the asked people of the ages 16 to 30, consume news on a daily basis. 3 out of 4 use social networking sites for this. I believe...

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