Elon Musk takes a huge L with X

Elon Musk takes a huge L with X

If there is anything Elon Musk should be commended for, it’s single-handedly disproving the existence of meritocracy
Colin Houston, Opinion Columnist September 7, 2023

If there is one thing Elon Musk should be universally commended for, it’s single-handedly disproving the existence of meritocracy. Last year, in his search for external validation, Elon Musk bought...

Double-check the checkmark

Double-check the checkmark

Logan Crews, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2022

As of Wednesday of this week, any old Twitter user can get a blue verification check for the low cost of $7.99 a month. Well, “low” if you don’t count the cost of disinformation, digital identity...

Elon Musk speaks out about social media and the freedom of speech

Elon Musk speaks out about social media and the freedom of speech

After purchasing 9.2% of Twitter shares, Musk offered the company $43 billion to enact a shareholder rights plan
Ayden Smith, Arts and Entertainment Reporter April 21, 2022

Billionaire businessman Elon Musk now owns a significant piece of social media giant Twitter. On April 1, he secured 9.2% of the company’s stock, officially making Musk the largest shareholder after...

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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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My Chemical Romance resurfaces

Heidi Neighbours November 7, 2019
Killjoys, make some noise! We've waited six years for this!
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We help fuel the Amazonian fires

Richard Reed August 29, 2019

Illustration by Genevieve HumphreysWorld attention is focused on the devastating fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest. Seventy-six thousand separate fires have started this year, more than 10,000 in...

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Why we support Egg Boi but not women of color

Natasha Sahu April 3, 2019
How two highly viewed events were treated differently on social media
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Are we entitled to entertainment?

Kayla Padilla February 6, 2019

Illustration by Genevieve HumphreysIt all started at a tennis tournament. I was waiting for my match to begin when one of my teammates asked, “Why don’t you have any social media? You’re...

Avoiding social media wont cure all problems

Avoiding social media won’t cure all problems

Natalia Salas November 2, 2018

This week, I set out to prove people wrong about our generation. I went the whole week without using any social media, including Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with the intention of getting...

illustration by Julia Poage, staff illustrator

The ongoing Lil Miquela controversy

Daniel Rothschild April 26, 2018

Lil Miquela is a person — at least, that was the initial controversy. The singer/fashion model garnered widespread viral fame in the last two years due primarily to the possibility that she is, in fact,...

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