Tag Archives: facebook
Posted on 20. May, 2013 by Matias Grotewold.
Word flies as students anonymously take to social media sites to pass on rumors
by Matias Grotewold, ’13
Comparable to a wildfire or a school-wide game of telephone, rumors in a crowded environment like UAHS disperse quickly.
Whether the word is spread unintentionally or with a malicious plan – through word of mouth or by a social networking [...]
Posted on 27. Mar, 2013 by Kate Magill.
As students choose their future colleges, many choose to forego the university system and find their own roommates online
By Kate Magill, ‘13
The acceptance letters have been ripped open, and the enrollment checks are sent. Now the only step left in the college preparation process is to find the perfect roommate. In past years, colleges have [...]
Posted on 18. Oct, 2012 by Emma Klebe.
Students reflect upon current technolgy, share favorite iPhone and Twitter trends
by Emma Klebe ‘13 and Carly Tovell ‘13
What is your favorite iPhone app?
33.5% said Instagram
26% said they didn’t have an iPhone
20% said other
13% said Snapchat
6.5% said Pinterest
1% said Face Swap
If you like Instagram, @Arlingtonians suggests: Voxer
What’s the biggest iPhone problem?
42% said battery life
28% said they [...]
Posted on 22. Aug, 2012 by Matias Grotewold.
by Matias Grotewold, ‘13
As you probably know, April 20 is National Cannabis Day. It is also Hitler’s birthday. So what? Well in early March 2012, it would have mattered that April 20 was set to be Kony2012 Day of Action. Kony is an African general who tried to copy Peter Pan by creating an army [...]
Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by Olivia Miltner.
Google’s new website has students questioning whether or not Facebook can stay on top of social networking
by oliviamiltner, ‘13
The evolution of online social networking is clear. It began with e-mail, then instant messaging and Myspace. Now, there are Facebook, Skype and Twitter, and recently, a new site: Google+.
Although they may seem similar, Facebook and Google+ [...]