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Pop-Cultured: Kylie Jenner’s ‘Rise and Shine’ — Trademark or Bust?

Pop-Cultured: Kylie Jenner’s ‘Rise and Shine’ — Trademark or Bust?

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

November 7, 2019

Unless you have removed yourself from the social internet or exist only in a secluded corner of the digital world, you’ve probably seen some version of the viral video where Kylie Jenner wakes up her daughter Stormi by singing the phrase “rise and shine.” If you haven’t seen the original clip, it starts with Jenner talking to the camera before entering her daughter’s room. It then cuts to the next clip where Jenner flips on the lights, stands over her daughter’s crib and soulfully croons the harmonic lullaby. The nine-second clip was taken from a vlog uploaded to Youtube on Oct. 10 and explod...

ASUU and Social Media Toxicity

ASUU and Social Media Toxicity

By Brock Bernstein, News Writer

September 24, 2019

  On April 18, 2019, a guest opinion piece was published on The Daily Utah Chronicle’s website holding ASUU member Greg Boisvert accountable for his use of offensive language in a social media post aimed towards another member in a leadership position. This incident, while isolated, was met w...

Chavez: Curating Social Media Can Help You Feel Better

Chavez: Curating Social Media Can Help You Feel Better

By Paij Chavez, Opinion Writer

August 27, 2019

The media and advertising we are exposed to shape our worldview. Every day we are bombarded with images and stories that are trying to sell us something — food, fashion, lifestyle, etc. The continuous growth of marketing in social media is so pervasive that it takes strong intention to step back and...

Instagram Poetry: You Might As Well Accept It

Instagram Poetry: You Might As Well Accept It

By Alison Myers, Arts Writer

April 17, 2019

  Judgment call — minimalist and profound, or formulaic and maudlin? If you’ve run into Rupi Kaur’s “Milk and Honey” or have ever opened Instagram, you’ve probably explored at least some Instagram poetry. This popular style of writing has become a sort of antihero in the literary...

Alvarado: Dollars for Likes: Instagram Celebrities Are Paid to Advertise Controversial Products

Alvarado: Dollars for Likes: Instagram Celebrities Are Paid to Advertise Controversial Products

By Andrea Alvarado

April 5, 2019

  Instagram is the preferred social media platform for people under 30, and with more than 100 million users, it is slowly catching up to Facebook in terms of popularity. Instagram is used by a diverse assortment of users, ranging from humorous meme accounts to celebrities to do-it-yourself projects. The most infamous genre is one that has ...

Meet the LDS Influencers: Faith, Fashion and the Rise to Internet Fame

Meet the LDS Influencers: Faith, Fashion and the Rise to Internet Fame

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer

April 5, 2019

  Being an influencer is hard work. Achieving and sustaining the life of an influencer doesn’t only inspire a large aspiring pool, but also electrifies them to curate an image unique from anyone else’s while courting followers, especially sponsorships. One of these approaches is standing out to yo...

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 to be connected with infinite numbers of other students, to see events happening around the world...

Filtering a Perfect Life

Filtering a Perfect Life

By Sarah Terry

April 4, 2018

Instagram has hijacked art. You’re scrolling through your feed and notice a friend from high school is now a so-called model, an acquaintance from your freshman algebra class is a lifestyle blogger and even your cousin, a photographer, is posting “DM for collab.” While Instagram might have...

Patience: Disney Princesses Teach Valuable Lessons to College Students

Patience: Disney Princesses Teach Valuable Lessons to College Students

By Alisa Patience

November 18, 2017

Walt Disney himself said that if your only target is children, then your company is doomed, because children grow up. This why his movies all contain lessons for adults, as well as children. Unfortunately, despite this, there are many arguments circulating against the value of Disney’s princess movies....

The Seven Unforgivable #InstaCrimes

The Seven Unforgivable #InstaCrimes

February 18, 2015

Arguably one of the greatest inventions of the 21st century, Instagram has proven to wealthy socialites and stay-at-home moms alike that indulging in a little narcissism every once in a while can be one of the purest forms of self-expression. ON THE MUSIC SCENE: HOZIER PERFORMS UNIQUE CONCERT From recounting a gorgeous holiday in Hawaii to c...

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