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Study by University of Minnesota students details the mental health challenges of TikTok

Study by University of Minnesota students details the mental health challenges of TikTok

Alex Sharp, Contributor April 26, 2023

A recent study (that you can find here) conducted by three the University of Minnesota students (Ashlee Milton, Leah Ajmani, and Stevie Chancellor) and one student from the University of Colorado Boulder...

TikTok Bill

TikTok Bill

George Merkt, Contributor March 29, 2023

The United States government has been at the forefront of the global debate on the regulation of social media applications, particularly TikTok, owned by the Chinese company ByteDance. On Tuesday, a bipartisan...

De-influencing: Is Ethical Consumption Becoming a Trend?

De-influencing: Is Ethical Consumption Becoming a Trend?

Gabby Bell, Contributor February 8, 2023

It goes without saying that TikTok has a direct influence on consumer habits. The social media platform is notorious for its quickly changing trend cycles, always offering users something new to buy. With...

The Tate Trials

Luke Rexing, Contributor January 25, 2023

He has been one of the most controversial, influential, and popular people on the internet in the last year and a half. Googled more than the President, Andrew Tate has amassed an extremely loyal fanbase...

The Sister Cindy Show Review

The “Sister Cindy Show” Review

Arthur Graham, Contributor October 13, 2021

Popular TikTok star, Sister Cindy, has made her way to multiple college campuses to preach and encourage students to be a “Ho No Mo”. Her satirical demeanor and persona has allowed her to acquire a...

Social media sleuths are changing the true crime world for the better

Social media sleuths are changing the true crime world for the better

Maggie Fliszar, Contributer October 5, 2021

  What started as an app for middle schoolers for posting lip syncs and fifteen second dances, has developed into the epicenter for true crime enthusiasts and criminal investigators. TikTok has...

Gen Z tries to cancel Eminem

Gen Z tries to cancel Eminem

Casey McCabe, Editor March 25, 2021

In the hip-hop community there exist a few consensuses: Jay-Z paved the way for Kanye; Biggie and Pac are perhaps two of the best lyricists of all time; and above all, Eminem is un-cancelable. Since his...

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TikTok to acquire Onlyfans in preteen thirst market shakeup

Addison Scufsa, A&E Editor October 23, 2020

Tiktok announced they are acquiring the app Onlyfans next month in a huge shakeup at the top of trending apps in 2020. Tiktok is in talks of being bought themselves, but it seems they went ahead and acquired...

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