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Putting the social good in social media

Putting the social good in social media

Daijah DeForge, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

Despite the overwhelming amount of articles claiming that social media is toxic, there have been many people that have used their platforms to promote positivity and social change.  Social media is used to create relatable experiences for people. Many teen moms have created outlets online specifically in the YouTube community to help other women who are becoming young moms not feel alone. There are many of these mini-communities all across th...

If you can see yourself in fiction, does that make you blind to identity politics?

If you can see yourself in fiction, does that make you blind to identity politics?

Jasanee Killins, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

A flourishing renaissance of fresh, vibrant voices in the media has inspired many, including myself, to take part in its narrative. I’ve found myself in an era where the first Muslim hero of Marvel Comics will be getting her own show. Another where Captain America will be portrayed by a black man. Th...