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Illustration by Genevieve Humphreys It all started at a tennis tournament. I was waiting for my match to begin when one of my teammates asked, “Why don’t you have any social media? You’re funny, you’ll be good at it.” I was a freshman in high school, and I figured, well, sharing my thoughts in a public forum where absolutely anyone can see what I’m thinking could never be too detrimental, now could it? From the...

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This week, I set out to prove people wrong about our generation. I went the whole week without using any social media, including Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with the intention of getting through it with ease. I thought I was going to realize how little I really needed it and how older generations are wrong when they say we’re “zombies” or “glued to our phones.” Needless to say, this isn’t exactly how it went....

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This past weekend, I went on a student bus tour of the Isle of Skye in Northern Scotland. Each place the bus stopped could be a desktop background, which is probably why Kanye West and Harry Styles have both shot music videos in Skye. The picturesque scenery was definitely why our tour featured so many “photo stops,” during which we would file out of the bus, look at the beautiful scenery, take some pictures and...

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“Is she a stripper, a rapper, a singer?” Cardi B raps about herself on “Drip,” the second song on her new album “Invasion of Privacy.” This is a kind of started-from-the-bottom statement that actively acknowledges the speed with which her now-we’re-here came. Cardi B has only been actively releasing music for less than three years, and already she is one of the most sought-after names in rap music as far as performance, and a frequently...

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Trinity students leapt at the opportunity to experience the Final Four over the weekend as San Antonio hosted the culmination of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament. The weekend was filled with sold-out games, a three-day music festival featuring Maroon 5 and Imagine Dragons, a fan festival, autograph sessions and more. In addition to fun and games, some students were given the special opportunity to work the events. A group of ten was selected to work the...

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As I scroll through my Twitter feed, retweeting Bernie Sanders’ passionate calls for health to be declared a human right, it’s easy for me to forget that most of the political opinions that appear there are only shared by a fraction of our country’s population. In fact, if Twitter and Facebook were my only sources of news and current events, I might believe that the entire world subscribed to a mostly liberal political stance such...