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Audio clip solicits internet-wide debate

Audio clip solicits internet-wide debate

May 29, 2018

By Dana Perelberg '20 A high school student posted a sound snippet which was re-posted by a social media influencer on May 15 causing it to go viral. The clip that features a male voice saying a single word that sounds like the names “Yanny” and/or “Laurel” has left internet users in a debate. ...

Staples students stir over color perception of a dress

Staples students stir over color perception of a dress

Jane Levy, Features Editor

February 27, 2015

At 8:15 p.m. on Thursday night, Staples students began debating a single question regarding the color of a dress. Is it blue and black, or is it white and gold? Their twitter feeds are buzzing, group chats are blowing up and countless texts are rolling in, all circulating around this question. Som...

Taking a look at “Look Up”

Taking a look at “Look Up”

Rachel Treisman, Web Features Editor

May 27, 2014

“I have 422 friends, yet I’m lonely.” So begins “Look Up,” the five minute-long spoken word film by Gary Turk that has gone viral since it was posted at the end of April. The video is a love story, a cautionary tale, and a passionate plea all at once, as it encourages viewers to loo...

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