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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Whitman prepares for online “Metaverse” classes

Conor Bartol, No I haven’t read Snow Crash, why do you ask? February 10, 2022

In the wake of the Omicron variant, Whitman College has prepared a plan to move classes online effective Feb. 14. However, Whitman, unlike other schools, has opted to move classes to the “Metaverse”,...

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Facebook’s new advertising policy

Mat Chapin, Columnist November 7, 2019

In the past couple of weeks, Mark Zuckerberg has come under increasing scrutiny for Facebook’s policy concerning false and un-fact checked political advertising. In what seems to be a response to right-wing...

Social media’s future is our future, too

Blair Hanley Frank March 13, 2012
Social media's impact on the way we communicate is easily one of the most significant technological developments of the past decade. Facebook, Myspace, Twitter and their cohorts have created a world where the revolution is both televised and tweeted. But what does the future hold? The way I see it, there are really two possible paths that our culture can take in regards to communication and social media.

Facebook prepares users for ‘Timeline’ takeover

Alex Hagen October 13, 2011
Facebook prepares for another makeover, this one more drastic than anything users have previously experienced. Students and security experts give their opinions on Facebook Timeline.

‘The Social Network’ depicts Facebook lifestyle

Nate Lessler October 28, 2010
David Fincher, director of "Se7en" and "Fight Club", exposes the darker side of the deeply intertwined college and internet lifestyle in "The Social Network."
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