Pop culture columnist Caelan Reeves outlines the most ethical way to support causes like Black Lives Matter using social media.
Social media algorithms need to be regulated so that users don’t stay online for too long, says Brian Lee CM ’24.
Scripps College professor Adam Novy reveals the eccentric inspirations for the wild adventures and hashtags featured in his cats’ Instagram account.
Ty Rocker PZ ‘23 highlights how our seemingly innocuous use of social media actually resembles drug addiction.
Social media account Humans of Mudd is spotlighting the familiar faces of Harvey Mudd College as students and staff feel the lack of on-campus run-ins that are inherent to on-campus life.
Pop culture columnist Hannah Avalos Pomona ’21 investigates the way social media has hyper-individualized fashion. “A decline in the influence of fashion magazines has prompted an increase in choice when it comes to personal style, which in turn has fostered increased diverse discourse on beauty,” she writes.
Pop culture columnist Nadya Siringo Ringo SC ’21 examines the phenomenon of the Subtle Asian Traits Facebook group and the problem of stereotyping and generalizing in its humor.
TikTok quickly rose in popularity this year but has many problematic characteristics like sexualizing young kids and devaluing true art.
The California fires are awful, but their side effect of temporary power-loss is a reminder of the toxic nature of cell phones.
In this week’s pop culture column, Hannah Avalos PO ’21 compares her experiences on Reddit and Instagram, claiming that anonymity on Reddit allows users to more authentically connect with others.