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Did Ezra Miller Cross A Line?

Ezra Miller at the 2017 Comi-Con discussion panel.

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

April 11, 2020

On April 5, a video of Ezra Miller choking a fan and pinning them to the ground surfaced on Twitter. The incident occurred in Iceland at bar called Prikio Kaffihus that Miller frequently attends. Many were confused as to why Miller acted aggressively. Many sides of the stories have come up since the inc...

Why So Satisfying?

One of the most common materials used in

Pablo Hanono, Lifestyle Editor

January 25, 2019

It is no secret that teenagers live on their phones. From memes to Instagram and Snapchat accounts, there is no shortage of interesting things to spend hours looking at on your phone. One of the most popular type of accounts across all social media platforms are the "So Satisfying" accounts. These accounts...

Twitter Tames the Trolls

Trolls on Twitter may be prompt unhappiness in innocent Twitter users.

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

December 3, 2016

In recent years, "trigger warnings" have been preceding pieces such as articles and videos that discuss controversial topics with offensive words or phrases. Now, on Twitter, all the work is done for you. Twitter has recently unveiled a new initiative to rid their site of offensive content by making...

@CavCompliments Makes a Positive Impact

One of @CavCompliments's tweets

Albany Muria, Editor

September 19, 2015

This past week, a new Twitter account, @cgshcompliments, gained major popularity among the Cavaliers. The account focuses on complimenting the Cavalier Twitter population, and it was a counterbalance account to the few negative accounts made; instead of shameless deprecation, @cghscompliments provides Cavaliers...

U.S. CENTCOM Accounts Hacked by ISIS Sympathizers

Cyber attacks are becoming more popular and being used more often.

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015

On Jan. 12, the U.S. CENTCOM's YouTube and Twitter accounts were hacked by people claiming to be ISIS sympathizers. The U.S. CENTCOM managed to take the accounts offline, but not until after some hostile tweets and official documents were posted. Many tweets threatened U.S. soldiers and military operatives,...

The Right to Privacy or the Right to Safety?

Social media platforms are places where people can showcase their best moments--but it is becoming increasingly apparent that their worst moments can come to light in breaches of privacy that are occurring more frequently.

Aliyah Symes, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Within the first two weeks of Mr. Nelson's IB Psychology class, students learn about experiments and ethical guidelines. One such guideline is the right to confidentiality. Psychologists understand the importance of the opinions of people who don't want their information released to the world. But...

Was Censorship Justified in James Foley’s Case?

The hashtag #ISISMediaBlackout quickly circulated Twitter in hopes of limiting the propaganda created surrounding James Foley's death.

Annie Farrell, Staff Writer

September 3, 2014

On Tuesday, August 19, a shocking video depicting the savage beheading of American photojournalist James Foley was posted on YouTube by the Islamic State of Iraq in Syria (ISIS). This video was no doubt a response to recent airstrikes the U.S. ordered on the group. As if the group could not be more clear about...

A Guide to Twitter and Instagram Etiquette

There is a certain etiquette that we should all follow when using Twitter and Instagram.

Annie Farrell, Staff Writer

April 29, 2014

Currently, one cannot escape from being drawn into the ginormous and glamorous vortex of social media. It is unavoidable, and our days are constantly filled with glimpses into others' lives. On account of our "private lives" being constantly put up for display under public scrutiny, it is necessary...

Dude, What’s Up On Facebook?

The famous Facebook logo.

Melissa Valladares, Staff Writer

December 7, 2013

Recently, teenagers approximately ages 14 to 18 are either deleting their Facebook accounts or are not as active on the site as they once were. Facebook seems to have run into some competition with other social media sites, such as Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr. The once popular social media site now...

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