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Petersen: Unfriending Over Politics

By Josh Petersen December 6, 2018

  An old cliché states that one should never discuss politics, religion or money in polite conversation. Yet in the past few years, as news of the Trump administration infiltrates most aspects...

Patience: Breaking Down Social Media

Patience: Breaking Down Social Media

By Alisa Patience April 4, 2018

Students today may have a lot of disadvantages, such as the cost of tuition and rent and reputations of laziness, but we do have an important and wonderful advantage: social media. We are fortunate enough...

(Photo by Dane Goodwin)

Students Block Social Media Accounts from Graduate Schools

February 27, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] From red solo cup pictures to posts on religious and political beliefs, some graduating students have taken measures to hide their life on social media from future...

Millennials Use #SocialMedia to Complain, Talk About Celebs

Millennials Use #SocialMedia to Complain, Talk About Celebs

By Stefanie Arevalo February 3, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   “TGIF cuz I’m so rdy 2 prty #rage #nosleep #youngwildandfree.” If you can understand that, you’re probably a millennial. This generation, generally...

((Photo courtesy of Gaby Zumaeta) Pictured is Carlos Rivera, who was photographed as part of the Humans of the U initiative on campus.)

Instagram Contest to Highlight “Humans of the U”

By Carolyn Webber January 27, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   While the “Humans of New York” blog is building a sense of community in the big city, a “Humans of the U” Facebook page is doing the same on campus. Tyler...

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling)

Finals Take a Backseat to Social Media Distractions

December 10, 2014

  “I know I’m not the only one who takes little Facebook breaks,” said Mikel Hanni, a sophomore in biology. A quick glance at computer screens in the Marriott Library or the Union confirms...

Pride Week Post Causes Backlash

Pride Week Post Causes Backlash

November 23, 2014

  An Oct. 2 post on the U’s Facebook page about this year’s Pride Week received backlash from students. Kim Hackford-Peer, the associate director of the Gender Studies Program and co-chair of...

A screenshot of the University of Utah Micro/Aggressions Facebook page. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Microaggressions Facebook page provides open discussion

March 27, 2014

A new Facebook page called “University of Utah Micro/Aggressions” gives students an outlet to voice their experiences with microaggressions on campus. All of the posts on the Facebook page are anonymous...

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