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Putting Down Your Smartphone

India Flinchum, Columnist

September 10, 2017

Social media can be a temporary distraction, but its long-term effects are shocking; they’re what ultimately turned me away from excessive social media use towards infrequent and unreliable social media engagement. I deleted my Instagram account this summer and have, quite honestly, only regretted it ...

Green Dot goes high-tech

Kayvon Behroozian '14 spearheaded bringing a smartphone security app to Whitman campus.  Photo by Halley McCormick.

Maegan Nelson

September 6, 2012

Earlier this month, hundreds of first-years filed through Reid Campus Center to get their student IDs, record their voices and receive their mailbox assignments. Among the many tables that they passed by was one dedicated to the newly introduced "Campus Safety App" available for free. ASWC President junior Kayvon Behroozian spent the past summer researching and designing this app. "It came ab...

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