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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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Fake dating: online dating is harming social skills

In recent years, the popularity of online dating has skyrocketed. However, the technological era of romance is affecting society’s view of what it truly means to be in love. Websites and apps such as eHarmony, Match and Tinder are obsessively used in place of actually going out and meeting a ...

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Leaked nudes: A sexual offense

Most social media users know there is a risk of public exposure when they post anything on the web. However, not as many people consider what would happen if their personal cell phone or email accounts were hacked and all their skeletons came tumbling out of the closet at once. ...

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One giant leap for marijuana

Marijuana was legalized in Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia on Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the midterm elections. Florida, which also had pot on the ballot, did not get to the 60 percent needed for legalization. This event pretty much broke twitter for a hot minute. Weed-friendly tweeters were ...

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Too soon? How about not at all for Ebola Halloween

LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press NEW YORK  — No holiday screams pop culture controversy quite like Halloween. So what’s the costume flap of the year? It might just be Ebola, as in Ebola zombies, bloody Ebola patients and faux protective gear. Twitter and other social media were abuzz leading into the ...

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Catfish TV show fuels unsafe dating habits

»Ronniesia Reed –Assistant Perspectives Editor Online dating is becoming more and more popular as the years go by. With social media sites and dating websites, it is hard to resist the idea of turning to the Internet when looking for love. Although it is appealing, it can be very unsafe. ...

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