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TikTok star Sienna Mae Gomez addresses her sexual assault allegations entirely through social media.

TikTok star Sienna Mae’s sexual assault case leaves young viewers too intrigued

Julia Leitner ’23, Web Sports Editor June 11, 2021

After long school days, extracurriculars and the pressures that come with high school, most kids resort to their abundance of technology as a way to relax. Choosing whether to scroll through Snapchat,...

A TikTok video, which has been since taken down, featured six men declaring April 24 as “National Rape Day”. This harmful video only plays down the issue of sexual assault, making victims feel even more uncomfortable and afraid to come forward with their experiences.

TikTok video promoting “National Rape Day” perpetuates, exacerbates rape culture

Hannah Conn ’23, WEB Opinions Editor May 11, 2021

A few days ago, I was scrolling endlessly through my TikTok ‘For You’ page, mostly just wasting time before having to leave for school. Nothing really caught my attention until I came across a video...

Some of the new latest food trends on TikTok have included tortilla wraps, minimalist frog cakes and cake pops.

Testing viral TikTok food trends

Margot Richlin '23, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

Cancel culture is a very popular way of calling people out on social media. Rather than using a method that addresses one’s errors, cancel culture is being used to tear people down to the extreme. Recently, TikTok stars Charli and Dixie D’Amelio were temporarily canceled for their alleged disrespect in a YouTube video.

Recent controversy proves cancel culture virulent trend

Betti Kobak '22, Paper Features Editor November 25, 2020

If you happened to glance at TikTok for even just a minute this week, chances are you’ve witnessed the turmoil that the D’Amelio sisters got themselves into over their so-called disrespectful behavior...

Pancake cereal has been the latest food trend on the popular app TikTok, giving people the perfect activity for quarantine.

TikTok creates new food craze: pancake cereal

Carly Kaplowitz '21, Associate Managing Editor May 11, 2020

Charlie Zuckerman ’18 scrolls Instagram while at home. Social media is being utilized constantly during the pandemic, as it is a great way to stay connected.

Social media spreads kindness

Lucy Zuckerman '22, Staff Writer May 3, 2020

Ever since cell phones and social media became a part of everyday life, it became much easier to contact people than it was before. Now in the middle of a global pandemic, social media is a vital part...

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