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Yik Yak: Follow the herd

Have you ever had one of those brilliant shower thoughts that you felt compelled to tell all within a two-mileradius? Maybe you’ve wished to uncover the identity of the cute man sitting across from you in Sayles? Or, maybe you wanted to instigate a riot against someone you know? Chances…

The never-ceasing phantom of the Music and Drama Center

There is no more appropriate way to describe the architecture at Carleton College other than “eclectic.” Apart from the red-brick theme that dominates the two quadrangles —the Bald Spot and the mini Bald Spot— there is no unifying style of architecture. The Tudor-revival style buildings of the 1920s (Burton, Evans…

Breaking up Facebook: Through the divide

Within the past several, eventful years, large-scale technological conglomerates, collectively known as the now-menacing “big tech,” have received rampant public criticism following years of nearly unquestioned loyalty and love by both the federal government and a multitude of daily users.  Since the Cambridge Analytica scandal in March 2018, where the…

Generation Z: a generation of security

It is never a pleasant experience to come across less funds in your checking account than you’d hope. It is even less enjoyable to find that several charged purchases are not of your doing – a situation I unfortunately found myself in last week. After several moments of eerie elevator…