From AIM to Snapchat

Even after self-reflection, I cannot decide if social media has changed me for the better or for the worse. The first time I interacted with any form of social media was when I created a Facebook account. After that, the social media landslide began. Out went the hot pink razor phone and AIM and in came […]

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Filter

Sitting in my Space and Race, Body and Diversity, and Political Theory courses this semester, I found myself constantly filtering my thoughts as a means to find the ‘right’ words. It’s hard, for the same reasons why Socrates response to Thrasymachus and Glycoth on justice and happiness, the Harvard Implicate Biased test, and Rattansi’s “New Racisms?” have […]

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Blog Post 1

If I’m being honest, when I first thought about the affect that social media has had on me, I tend to think negatively. I do think that in a lot of ways, social media has made many people, myself included, more ignorant to our physical environments, antisocial in nature, and grammatically challenged. However, when I think of all […]

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A Slow Blooming Flower

I’ll be the first to admit that growing up I was a late bloomer when it came to getting involved with social media. I was not a MySpace kid and I joined Facebook a lot later than most everyone around me. However, my life transformed when I really began interacting with these platforms. Now I […]

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