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Student struggles with social media fame

Student struggles with social media fame

By Skylar Cross, Santaluces High School, Lantana, Fla.

September 16, 2014

The issue of Insta-fame is one that goes highly unnoticed. Just imagine for a moment having the population of a small town following you on social media. Sergio Lopez, a sophomore at Santaluces, undergoes the constant burden of having to please some 16,000 people. “I do feel pressure to act a certain...

Think before you ‘Gram’

Think before you ‘Gram’

By Gabbie Gresge, Lyons Township HS, LaGrange, Ill.

June 12, 2014

Posting pictures of life events threatens teens’ ability to live in the moment. Rather than live through a smartphone screen, ignore the craving to post pictures and simply enjoy life as it comes.

#StopTakingSelfies

#StopTakingSelfies

By Tristan Baez, Carlsbad HS, Carlsbad, Calif.

November 21, 2013

As you are listening to another history lecture, you realize that Instagram hasn’t been updated in over eight hours. Make a funny face, snap a pic, add a sub-par filter and post that magical art adding it to the absurdly large collection of  "selflies" on your profile. So when you realize that ...