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The times are catching up: Print journalism is dead

The times are catching up: Print journalism is dead

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter February 7, 2021

When was the last time you read through an actual newspaper? Chances are, it has been quite a long time since you had ink smeared all over your fingers while not laughing at the cartoon section of your...

The university addressed two incidents of inappropriate social media posts made by a student-athlete and a staff member. Disciplinary action was taken against those individuals. However, according to Director of Human Resources Tara Dupre, “HR does not disclose information about disciplinary actions.”

Students respond to inappropriate remarks on social media

Staff Reports July 7, 2020

Two incidents of inappropriate social media usage have sparked controversy among the student body. The university has responded to both incidents, taking disciplinary action against a student-athlete...

The app, TikTok, has become one of the most used apps in 2020. Featured is Charli D'Amelio, TikTok's #1 most popular user.

University student uses TikTok as a platform to make a difference

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter May 16, 2020

Over the past year, TikTok has become one of the fastest-growing social media platforms across the globe. The app allows people from around the world to make and share 60-second videos with one another...

‘#LionUpTuesday’ giveaways continue

‘#LionUpTuesday’ giveaways continue

Carter McComack, Staff Reporter May 7, 2020

Dean of Students Dr. Gabe Willis has been actively engaging the student body during this time of social distancing. Willis has brought back his giveaways in honor of #LionUpTuesday through platforms like...

Mentors start social media photo contest

Mentors start social media photo contest

Joshua Archote, Staff Reporter April 30, 2020

Project P.U.L.L., a mentoring program aimed to enhance the educational experience of first-year students of color, has started a photo contest on their Instagram page @ProjectPull. The photo contest,...

More organizations on campus have been using Zoom to hold meetings and engage with each other. The office of student engagement is one of the many campus organizations taking advantage of this .

Virtual student engagement takes over campus life

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter April 9, 2020

Ever since the majority of students, faculty and staff moved off-campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office for Student Engagement has been finding ways to interact with students. From social media...

Athletes’ social media represents more

Athletes’ social media represents more

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter March 12, 2019

To ensure student-athletes represent the university well, regulations are implemented for their social media usage. Rick Fremin, head coach of softball, advises his players to be cautious of what their...

Constant use of social media can carry negative effects.

The scary side of social media

Diamond Hollins , Staff Reporter October 31, 2018

Though social media offers a convenient form of communication and networking, negative effects can accompany prolonged use.  According to Director of Graduate Studies and Institutional Effectiveness...

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