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No phones: In ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ parents actually talk to their kids

No phones: In ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ parents actually talk to their kids

January 9, 2018


Filed under Movies

“Remember,” a father says to a son. “Our hearts and our bodies are given to us only once. … And before you know it, your heart is worn out. And, as for your body, there comes a point when no one looks at it, much less wants to come near it. Right now, there’s sorrow. Pain. Don’t kill it, a...

The Media Deprivation Assignment

The Media Deprivation Assignment

Taylor Ewald, Reporter

February 25, 2016


Filed under Campus, Columns, Top Stories

Could you stay away from all media for 24 hours? Yes, all media in all its forms- internet, phone, email, book, you name it, and you cannot have it. What would I do for that 24 hour time period living life unconnected from the world? I have no clue whatsoever. On the surface, it seems like a difficult task....

Stop Taking Selfies

Stop Taking Selfies

Joe Lose

October 31, 2014


Filed under Campus, Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

Seriously.  Enough already.  Selfies aren't cute or cool.  In fact, the word itself makes me want to yarf.  I think one of two things when I see a picture you've taken of yourself and post it on social media... 1)  You have no real friends.  Why else would you have to take a picture of yourself...

One Man’s Opinion: Smart Phone? You’re Dumb.

Joe Lose, Writer

February 28, 2014


Filed under Columns

Take a look around you.  Go out to the mall, a bar, restaurant, anywhere.  I guarantee more than half the people you see have their heads down staring at their phones.  Whether they are playing flappy bird or texting someone on the other side of the mall doesn't matter.  They're not taking note of...

Technology Hooked

Technology Hooked

Britt Young, News Editor

April 19, 2012


Filed under Technology

Fifteen years ago bag phones were in cars and the internet was scarcely used by students in the Midwestern schools.  Moving the present, some people are so involved with technology they can not live without it for one full day. Many people comment how they have several hundred Facebook friends, but...

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