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College Sports Are Back. Let’s Enjoy Them

College Sports Are Back. Let’s Enjoy Them

By Adam Cochran

September 12, 2019

  Sports are emotional affairs. This is true for everyone involved. Players, coaches and even fans dedicate themselves to the team, to the game. This fact is often lost on those involved, but most importantly it becomes lost on the fans. Fans often become so involved in the games that they lose...

Chavez: Curating Social Media Can Help You Feel Better

Chavez: Curating Social Media Can Help You Feel Better

By Paij Chavez

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...

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

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...

Petersen: Speculating Over Sexuality Only Adds to Toxic Masculinity

Petersen: Speculating Over Sexuality Only Adds to Toxic Masculinity

By Josh Petersen

December 7, 2018

If you spend enough time on some of the trashier corners of gay Twitter gossip (I am, ahem, guilty), you have been privy to a shocking secret for some time now. You might have seen it in the hand movements, or the leg crossing, or in selfies analyzed with the zeal of an over-caffeinated English major....

Petersen: Unfriending Over Politics

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 of our daily lives, it has become increasingly difficult to avoid addressing politics in our relationships. ...

Sonnenberg: Drawing the Line Between Politics and Friendship

Sonnenberg: Drawing the Line Between Politics and Friendship

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

December 6, 2018

  The last couple of years of American politics have been nightmarish. Even in 2014, a year before Donald Trump began his presidential campaign, polarization was at an all-time high — 92 percent of Republicans were more conservative than the median Democrat and 94 percent of Democrats were mo...

Alvarado: Decline of Fantasy Fashion

Alvarado: Decline of Fantasy Fashion

By Andrea Alvarado

December 5, 2018

The casting director of Victoria’s Secret made an accurate description of what fashion and beauty have been for centuries. When asked about transgender and plus-sized models joining the Fashion Show, Ed Razek replied that the Victoria’s Secret Annual Show was “a fantasy.” The company was quick to...

Sonnenberg: Put Your Phone Down

Sonnenberg: Put Your Phone Down

By Kristiane Sonnenberg

November 11, 2018

  I check my cell phone obsessively. Emails from work and internships pile up if I’m not diligent in my responses, and my family grows concerned about me if I don’t answer their messages quickly enough. I don’t know how I would keep up with my schoolwork if I couldn’t check my Canvas...

Scott: Ditch the Buzzwords for Better Debate

Scott: Ditch the Buzzwords for Better Debate

By Elise Scott

August 28, 2018

There are two surefire ways to make the internet an unpleasant experience: bring up politics on social media and then read the comments that follow. The Venn diagram between online politics and online fiery debate is functionally a circle, as evidenced by the depravity found everywhere from harassment...

Barber: Using Twitter Professionally

Barber: Using Twitter Professionally

By Shaelyn Barber

April 5, 2018

Twitter is the place to be. With 330 million monthly users and 500 million tweets sent out every day, the thriving Twitter-verse is one of the popular social media platforms. If you haven’t already jumped on the Twitter train, it’s not too late. Social media is absolutely crucial to your busi...

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