Facebook Gives Users a Gender Education

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Jessica Parenti
April 1, 2014

As many may already know, Facebook has recently added 51 additional gender identity options rather than keeping their sex-based (male and female) options to classify a user’s gender. This new addition has left some confused, asking “What is there besides male and female?” Gender is a complex concept... Read more »

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Sabrina Abesamis, Opinion Editor
April 24, 2013

Everyone talks about how revolutionary Facebook is. “Experts” discuss the endless feats (i.e. finding a long lost brother, starting a civil war) that social media can help accomplish. So naturally, American teens have begun embracing these possibilities. Our methods however have proved superficial,... Read more »

Is Technology Becoming the New Nicotine?

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Abbygail Reid, News editor
February 21, 2012

When we think of addiction, most of us think of alcoholism or drug abuse. But the easy access, anonymity, and constant availability of the Internet, email, texting, chatting and twittering has led to a new form of compulsive and dependent behavior. This sort of dependency is more prevalent in teens than... Read more »

Tabu Teen Club Arises in Wellington Area

Briana Erickson, Arts & Entertainment Editor
October 18, 2011

It’s eight ‘o’ clock on an ordinary Saturday night. Most teenagers in Wellington will make their way at some point on this ordinary Saturday night down the road to Froyolicious. There they will discuss potential ways to spend the night. They debate our few choices as frozen raspberry lemonade,... Read more »

Who Is Looking at Social Networking Sites?

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Stephanie Courtois, Editor in Chief
September 29, 2011

Colleges look at Facebook profiles, but it is impossible for every admissions officer to comb through each page. There is not enough time or means to sort through an applicant’s images and comments to determine their character. There are over 2,000 universities in the United States. On average, a school... Read more »