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Radwan: Social media and mental health

Aziz Radwan, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Social media has become a non-negligible part of our lives. Some people have become so addicted that they check their notifications from the moment they wake up to the last thing they do before they sleep. Before...

Jawhari: A case for anti-social media

Sarah Jawhari, Columnist September 23, 2016

I read my old writing, cringing and rewording in my head, the vantage point of a more mature reader letting me judge the “me” that used a trite metaphor or botched syntax. Somehow a few lines are good....

Kolison: Depression is silent

Kolison: Depression is silent

Stephen Kolison, Columnist September 23, 2016

Many people like to pretend that if they cannot see something, then said thing does not exist. For instance, if I don’t look at my bank account, then I can make it rain like a Romney. I’m still a healthy...

Menon: Decluttering your life

Arundhati Menon, Columnist September 2, 2016

It all started a few months ago when I was having a Zoella, a popular YouTuber, video marathon—a regular occurrence when you have an affinity for locking yourself in your room alone regularly, like I...

Assmus: Its time to get off your phone and pay attention

Assmus: It’s time to get off your phone and pay attention

Abby Assmus, Columnist September 2, 2016

It is the beginning of a new semester, an exciting time for many people on campus. Whether you are returning to campus from spending the summer away and finishing your remaining undergraduate years here...

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