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Though the devious lick trend has died down, schools all across the country — including MCHS — have given strict consequences to those students who break the rules for the sake of social media likes.

Devious

Hunter Blake, Contributing Writer November 15, 2021

A student walks down the hallway during their study hall period and goes into the bathroom, he makes sure no one is in the room before he looks at himself in the mirror and pulls his phone out to record...

Social media can connect people together, but it can also tear people apart. In addition to bullying and aggression, social media can sow doubt, anxiety, and low-self esteem if users choose to spread negativity instead of positivity.

Opinion: Spread positivity on social media, not shame

Kiera Loewe, Social Media Director April 29, 2021

Social media is one of the best ways to show creativity and interact with friends and family. While that is the intention, it can be more harmful than good.  As kids gain access at a younger age every...

As a social media platform, TikTok is feeds users whatever they are looking for, whether its LGBTQ+ confessionals, iced coffee recipes, hilarious videos, or serious political commentary.

TikTok’s different faces

Kiera Loewe, Social Media Director November 11, 2020

Over the past 4 years, TikTok has been rising as one of the top social media platforms. This app is extremely popular with people of all ages. What makes this platform so addictive and fun? That’s the...

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