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Social media account on campus is nothing short of unfortunate

Ryan Spoehr, Copy Editor

May 8, 2013

For much of the past year, there has been a Twitter page, not affiliated with Madison College, that has surfaced. This page posts photos, mostly unflattering, and proceeds to make inflammatory remarks about the subjects of the photos. It yields tweets and photos from some students at the college and...

Our view: Offensive Twitter account about the college is pointless

Clarion Editorial Board

May 8, 2013

Are we being watched? Some don’t think we are, but there’s a new form of cameras on campuses all over the nation these days: the camera on your phone. Since everyone has them these days, that shouldn’t come as a shocker. Some time ago, a twitter account was introduced for Madison College students...

Staff editorial: Don’t misrepresent yourself through social media

Clarion Editorial Board

March 5, 2013

In the digital age, nearly everything is public. Politicians and celebrities are constantly being caught with scandalous photographs, emails, text messages or voicemails. There are very few people or public figures that do not have some sort of digital or online presence, and these are the rare exceptions....

Slacktivism: an activist’s lament

Slacktivism: an activist’s lament

Sarah Weatherbee, Staff Writer

September 25, 2012

Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins Oct. 1. I remember last year when the tell-tale, cryptic Facebook statuses peppered my newsfeed. Everyone appeared to be announcing where they liked to get it on. I have to admit, I had to look twice when some of my devout friends, fresh from church or Friday prayers,...

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