Perspective: Getting comfortable with social media

I’ve always had issues with social media. Not bullying or anything directly aggressive, but more of something ominous and dormant.

As a 17-year-old, the idea that any person could simply type my name into a search engine and find my age, and my hobbies and life passions is pretty creepy. I don’t know about anyone else, but it’s just weird.

The issue isn’t only one of privacy for teens, like myself, but also of identity.

Read the full column by Molly Duffy here.

Perspective: Turning up the music

There is an undeniable feeling of joy when our favorite songs start to play. A smile spreads across my face, sing every lyric and bop my body around in my kitchen. In my glory, I don’t realize that my music has abruptly stopped. Goodbye. Adios. Sayonara.

Read the full column by Nora Turner here.