Banning TikTok is banning free speech

Banning TikTok is banning free speech

Rachel Oliver, Opinion Editor April 13, 2023

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew testified before Congress on March 23. During his testimony, House Energy and Commerce Committee members inquired about data security and the app’s negative effects on the mental...

Ozempic: Popular for all the wrong reasons

Ozempic: Popular for all the wrong reasons

The internet’s hyper-focus on the drug’s weight loss side effect is just the latest manifestation of society’s toxic standards
Abby Jackson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter February 23, 2023

Ozempic. I let the word stand alone in the search bar to see what information would surface. After the result for, Google presented me with a series of sponsored links. One promised “safe...

Toxic South Asian beauty standards and social media

Toxic South Asian beauty standards and social media

Shivani Selladurai, Opinion Columnist April 28, 2022

There has been upheaval within the South Asian community about social media personalities who are being recognized for the decolonization of South Asian beauty standards. One influencer comes to mind....

How to post ethically as a social media journalist

How to post ethically as a social media journalist

March 3, 2022

A Pew Research Center study published in January 2021 reported 53% of U.S. adults get their news from social media. As a result, an interesting phenomenon has occurred in which individual social media...

Face filters, plastic surgery and social media

Face filters, plastic surgery and social media

Mai Vo, Opinion Columnist September 9, 2021

To be honest, I thought that the pandemic situation would have improved by now, but sadly I must admit that, like during quarantine, I still spend an embarrassing amount of time staring at myself in the...

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Morning/night routine for unplugging

Yukiko Yamazaki November 4, 2020

illustration by Gracen HoyleOne of the things I miss most about living on campus is spending most of my time in proximity to others. Having a roommate and suitemates, the ritual of getting ready in the...

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The Trinity Way sparks campus dialogue on discrimination

Rachel Poovathoor September 10, 2020
Started in July, the collective shares students' anonymous and identified accounts of discrimination, harm.
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Guest column: Danny Anderson Response to The Trinity Way

Danny Anderson September 10, 2020

illustration by Gracen Hoyle Early summer seems a distant memory, clouded by anxieties produced by the arrival of COVID-19 to our community. Almost immediately, another diseased system demanded our...

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The toll of a pandemic on mental health, self–image

Dana Nichols September 10, 2020
Managing struggles with self–image during widespread isolation.
The dos and donts of social media activism

The dos and don’ts of social media activism

Logan Crews February 13, 2020
When it comes to activism online, it's easy to fall into habits that do more harm than good. Before you hit the "share" button, ask yourself a few things.
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Are Instagram models actually feminists?

Victoria Stringer February 6, 2020
If you see the Instagram model industry as vapid and shallow — what exactly do you think the historic objectification of women has been?
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World War III memes should send the right message

Benjamin Gonzalez January 23, 2020
Whoever holds the power in a joke makes all the difference
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