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Are people too reliant on Facebook and other social media platforms?

Zach Blair October 17, 2021

Facebook is a dominant entity. With billions of people using the site as a medium to connect with loved ones and run businesses, the criticality of Facebook’s consistent running and ease of usage becomes...

Humans of Augie: Telling the stories of the Augie Community

Katherine Hogan March 20, 2019

Recently, Augustana sophomore Duy Nguyen started a “Humans of Augie” Instagram page that highlights specific people within the Augustana community and telling their unique stories. Nguyen talked about...

Media consumption: Staff, students reflect on digital interactions

Brady Johnson March 22, 2018

Vibrations, alerts, and pings fill the room as students scroll down electronics to consume media. There was a time at Augustana where students had to dial out on landlines and visit their mailboxes to...

Another national day, another post

October 13, 2016

Scroll through your Twitter, Facebook, or even Instagram timeline and you'll see that it's a national day commemorating guacamole, lemonade, ice cream, and so on. The list gets longer and random as we...

Social media censorship troubling

April 24, 2015

We live in a place where we pride ourselves on freedom of speech, freedom of press, freedom of this and freedom of that. We are proud to not deal with censorship in our media, and the topic of having any...

2015 Undergraduate DePauw Honors Conference with Katie Canning

2015 Undergraduate DePauw Honors Conference with Katie Canning

April 16, 2015

Today I begin my journey to Greencastle, Ind., to present my research paper at DePauw University's undergraduate communication and theatre honors conference. I will be presenting my research paper that...

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