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The age of Faboocrats and Twittertarians

The age of Faboocrats and Twittertarians

How social media influences politics
Sarah Rogers, Features Editor March 12, 2019

Lauren Wojcuich said Americans are “ridiculously embarrassed to be wrong.” The senior communication studies major said American politics have become a hard divide between Republicans and Democrats. “Instead...

Local Planned Parenthood rallies offer differing views

Riley Guerzini, News Editor February 15, 2017

Weinbach Avenue is all that separated the pro and anti-Planned Parenthood rallies. Two separate rallies were held outside of the Planned Parenthood office in Evansville on Saturday morning The anti-Planned...

Make change not memes

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer January 31, 2017

This past month has been the wildest for politics since, well, last month. But if you have any grievances about our nation, you have to recognize that the time for passiveness is over. What good...

Chivalry: Not Dead, Just Misunderstood

Bailey Meenach , Staff Writer January 17, 2017

I was scrolling through my Facebook page when I saw a post that made me completely lose hope in society. There was a picture of a man holding a box of Little Caesars pizza and roses while riding the...

Social media: a double-edged sword

Brandon Cole, Staff Writer September 1, 2016
Social media is a tool. If one is able to continuously evolve in the mechanics, accomplishments are limitless. The problem is, too many people use social media to expose their Achilles heal.

Uncle Gaddis’ Guide to Social Media

Gavin Gaddis August 23, 2015

Gather ‘round you bright-eyed freshmen and lend me an ear. I know you’ve just experienced an avalanche of information from college officials, roommates and well-meaning people who think unsolicited...

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