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A non-social way of socializing

A non-social way of socializing

Annika Lehan, JAG editor-in-chief

November 3, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

She opened the picture on her phone, adding in every tiny obscure detail, pulling in every unwanted curve and exemplifying the wanted ones. She added the final touches, her sweaty finger hovering above the upload button, her heart skipping a beat as she finally presses down. Posting her picture to so...

Dog with a Blog: Dog social media accounts are tail-wag worthy

Dog with a Blog: Dog social media accounts are tail-wag worthy

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

February 12, 2017


Filed under BLOGS, DOG WITH A BLOG

For years, I have followed numerous dog accounts on Instagram, which all cover their bases on dramatic photos, silly photos and of course, cute ones. Dog accounts break up the political posts, the arguing and everything else moms on Facebook complain about. If you're looking to get out of it, here is a def...

Student political opinions are influenced by societal factors

Student political opinions are influenced by societal factors

Alison Booth and Marah Shulda

October 28, 2016


Filed under DECISION 2016, FEATURES, Special coverage

As students scroll through Twitter, turn on the nightly news or even discuss politics with family members, their personal political beliefs are being influenced, for better or for worse. Social media, news sources, peers, religion and family members all have a impact on a person’s political spectru...

Methods of getting news differ between students and teachers

Methods of getting news differ between students and teachers

Nick Booth, Jillian Leiby, Braden Shaw, JagWire news editor, JagWire opinion editor, JagWire reporter

March 12, 2015


Filed under FEATURES

Sitting at her desk before class, sophomore Claire Allen opens up her BBC app and sees a story about Google and Apple creating a “smart car,” or a car that can operate like a smart phone. Using apps created by outlets such as KCTV5, Fox News and BBC, Allen reads news articles like these every day. Al...

New app Yik Yak exemplifies society’s deterioration

New app Yik Yak exemplifies society’s deterioration

Sydney Carson, JAG editor-in-chief

November 6, 2014


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Each and every Thursday night, my fellow bookies and I slave away at our Mac desktop computers in an effort to create a wonderful yearbook for you all. In the midst of some gossip amongst some of the staff members tonight, I have heard the words “yik yak” come up in conversation multiple times. While...

Junior Cooper Hutteger’s comedic tweets attract attention

Sam Lopez, JagWire sports editor

October 22, 2014


Filed under FEATURES

    What do you think about your tweets becoming “twitter famous”? I didn’t really expect it. But one day someone texted me and said that there was someone tweeting my tweets and I looked at it and it had like 10,000 favorites and I was really surprised. I did...

Student uses YouTube for self-expression

Student uses YouTube for self-expression

Adri Talavera, JagWire reporter

October 16, 2014


Filed under FEATURES

Staring into the camera, senior Hannah Phipps begins filming the first part a new YouTube video titled “7 Most Annoying Things EVER,” a satirical video in which she discusses ridiculous pet peeves, followed by a promotion for her friend Brooke Bennett’s fundraiser for an underprivileged famlies....

Failed social experiment emphasizes sexual harassment

Failed social experiment emphasizes sexual harassment

Elizabeth Fleming, JAG reporter/photographer

September 30, 2014


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Sexual harassment is an issue that has plagued society for decades now.  Every year countless women, and men, fall victim to different forms of unwanted sexual attention anywhere from cat-calling to rape.  A recent slew of shocking events has caused me to think, how can we stop sexual harass...

Top 10 social media blunders to avoid

Top 10 social media blunders to avoid

Margo Wieschhaus, JAG reporter/photographer

April 2, 2014


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Social media is often more frustrating than it is entertaining. For the sake of sanity on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, follow this checklist of do’s and don’ts. 1. Don’t participate in Selfie Sunday or post an #mcm of the same person every week. Your loyal followers won’t die if the sun...

Blog: Fishing for compliments

Blog: Fishing for compliments

Adri Talavera, JagWire reporter

March 26, 2014


Filed under BLOGS, OPINION

We all know what goes down in the comments section when Selfie Sunday rolls around. You compliment your friend on her picture and instead of saying "thank you" (like a normal person) she says something along the lines of "OMG no I'm not." You are surprised by said response and reply "yes you are!!" However,...

Blog: Not your typical viral video

Blog: Not your typical viral video

Justin Curto, JagWire web editor

March 11, 2014


Filed under BLOGS, OPINION

Looks like “#SELFIE” by EDM (electronic dance music) duo The Chainsmokers is already on its way to joining the ranks of PSY’s “Gangnam Style,” Rebecca Black’s “Friday” and Ylvis’ “What Does The Fox Say” (which I blogged about earlier this year) by becoming the next viral music video. The song, already with almost 10 million YouTub...

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