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Social Media is Not the Problem, We Are

Most APSU seniors were in kindergarten when Myspace and Facebook launched. Today’s college students have grown up in a world of social media influence. Social media tends to be a divisive topic especially between generations. However, each generation has something that sets them apart from the previous generation and the ...

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Invasion of privacy on social media

Last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of Congress for 10 hours in response to the Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal. It all started in 2014 when 270,000 people participated in a personality quiz on an app called This is Your Digital Life, according to a CNN article. When ...

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Student advocates for commuters

Parking is an ongoing concern at APSU, but one student has taken initiative to spread helpful information about how commuters can handle it. Trahern lot, a frequently used faculty parking lot, was lost before the fall semester began due to the construction of the new fine arts building. As a ...

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Modern technology harms intellectual growth

Without search engines, most students would be lost when it comes to school assignments. With so much information available at the click of a mouse, college students are defeating the purpose of research and ultimately damaging their intelligence? Search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing and others give college students ...

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Penn State fraternity under investigation, suspended for year over nude Facebook photos

HARRISBURG — A Penn State University fraternity was suspended for a year Tuesday, March 17 after police began investigating allegations that members used a private, invitation-only Facebook page to post photos of nude and partly nude women, some apparently asleep or passed out. A former member of Kappa Delta Rho ...

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Selfies may contribute to self-esteem problems

While a quick selfie post to one’s favorite social medium site may appear to be a fun and artistic act, the reason behind the post leads to a line of insecurities. Any given Instagram or Facebook newsfeed is often filled with selfie posts from various friends. Since the rise of technology allowed for a ...

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