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Along with the rise of social movements over the past year, social media platforms have started to replace actually works of activism.

“Slacktivism:” The issue with performative activism

Story by Cierra Bryant, Photographer August 31, 2021

The year 2020 was the year of resilience, as people became a part of major movements around the world. In addition to the greatest health challenge the world has seen in decades, protests and marches became...

Senior Kaeli Whitener showcases her Squishmallow collection

Senior Kaeli Whitener showcases her Squishmallow collection

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 12, 2021

Everyone has a hobby, whether that hobby is painting, writing, reading or collecting. In the case of one Baker University student, a hobby is collecting cute and huggable plushies. Senior Kaeli Whitener...

“The Social Dilemma” presents varying outlooks on social media use

Story by Rebekah Nelson, Multimedia Editor October 15, 2020

The Netflix documentary “The Social Dilemma," shows the behind the scenes of social media and gives never before seen commentary on these apps from the designers themselves. From the creators of Facebook,...

An inside look into student's new inspirational platform

An inside look into student’s new inspirational platform

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer May 11, 2020

About a month and a half ago, junior Krishten Davidson began building his social media platform as an inspirational speaker. By creating videos with a wide range of topics, he hopes to show people how...

Dean Cassy Bailey turns to social media during quarantine

Dean Cassy Bailey turns to social media during quarantine

Story by Kinsley Alley, Staff Writer May 2, 2020

As stay-at-home orders continue to be extended across the nation, people are finding themselves connecting to others even more through social media. At Baker University, Dean of Students Cassy Bailey has...

Mental health and celebrities: The double standard that is our reality

Mental health and celebrities: The double standard that is our reality

Story by Rebekah Nelson, Graphic Design Editor March 7, 2020

*Trigger warning* On Feb. 15, Caroline Flack unexpectedly died of suicide in her London apartment. Flack was the host for the UK reality TV show “Love Island," and was adored by many. Variety.com...

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