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.
Activism on social media may seem overwhelming and performative at times, but it’s vital to accomplishing change and promoting solidarity.
There’s a nifty feature on Instagram. Search up a location, and users can see all public posts that have tagged this location. It’s an
In an era of social media, relatability and self-branding, Todrick Hall just wants us to be ourselves.
In the digital age, social media has called into question everything we believe about free speech. That’s according to Andrew Marantz, a journalist and
In the age of social media and Gen Z-proclaimed self-love, the phrase “be yourself” is nearly ubiquitous. “Be yourself” can mean being silly, quirky,