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Smartphones Are The Newest Drug For Students

Smartphones Are The Newest Drug For Students

Adryan Barlia, Contributing Writer
March 20
Filed under OPINION

Almost all NYU students can agree that being on their smartphones is perhaps a more appealing option than sitting on a desk working on assignments for hours on end, which is similar mentality that comes into play with drugs.

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Pervasive Politics Are Straining Energized Activism

Pervasive Politics Are Straining Energized Activism

Nate Torto, Contributing Writer
February 16
Filed under OPINION

The internet and social media have promoted a frenetic news cycle that does not allows us to mentally recover or devote our energy to desperately needed activism.

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Youth Political Influence Is an Uphill Battle

Youth Political Influence Is an Uphill Battle

Natasha Roy, News Editor
February 9
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Members of different political clubs at NYU weighed in on young people's influence in their respective parties.

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During Political Turmoil, Quit Social Media

During Political Turmoil, Quit Social Media

Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer
February 3
Filed under OPINION

Social media is a valuable tool for staying informed in a changing political climate. Yet, overindulging in it can also be highly detrimental to mental health and activism..

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Breadcrumbing Has Already Grown Stale

Breadcrumbing Has Already Grown Stale

Maya Nann, Contributing Writer
February 1
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Breadcrumbers are far worse than ghosters, the lowest beings of the digital communication age.

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Political Satire Needs to Provide Substance With Laughs

Political Satire Needs to Provide Substance With Laughs

Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer
December 6
Filed under OPINION

A good political satirist is able to use comedy to highlight the important parts of the news by knowing what to mock and what to take seriously, and in so doing they are able to make their message that much more impactful.

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Does Internet Redefine Celebrity?

Does Internet Redefine Celebrity?

Thomas Miritello, Contributing Writer
November 7
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

With the rate at which we watch television declining and the rise of YouTube as a place to create a celebrity career, what does that mean for our understanding of fame?

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Vine’s Death Has Broad Social Consequences

Vine’s Death Has Broad Social Consequences

Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under OPINION

Losing vine means losing a part of what makes us human.

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Quilting Away Mental Health Stigma

Quilting Away Mental Health Stigma

Miranda Levingston, Staff Writer
October 27
Filed under NEWS

Tumblr collaborates with the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to raise awareness about mental health issues.

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Yik Yak Could Lose Anonymity

Yik Yak Could Lose Anonymity

Faith Gates, Staff Writer
October 24
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized, University News

A team of NYU professors discovered how to find the exact location of Yik Yak users.

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‘Viral,’ a Collection of NYU Talent

‘Viral,’ a Collection of NYU Talent

Natalie Breuer, Contributing Writer
October 17
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

NYU alums Casey Killoran and David Tyson Lam paired talents to create the stunningly relevant "Viral Beauty," a portrait of fame in the age of social media.

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Finsta Popularity Rises As Instagrammers Seek Honest Social Media

Finsta Popularity Rises As Instagrammers Seek Honest Social Media

Halle Gold, Contributing Writer
October 4
Filed under FEATURES

Finstas are private Instagram accounts that allow users more liberty to express themselves than their regular Instagrams do.

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