Tag: Social Media

OPINION: Hollywood chews up, spits out young stars

By Elaina Kleven As more young figures ascend to Hollywood stardom, will the old systematic patterns of pedophilia and child grooming create another victimized celebrity?  The exploitation of young girls has a dark and modern history. Judy Garland, Shirley Temple, Lindsey Lohan, Shelly Duvall and Megan Fox have all been through the backstage abuse that

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Elohist Club at Riverside City College receives threats

By Erik Galicia Social media has proven itself time and time again to be an efficient means for the spread of false and harmful information. Members of Riverside City College’s Elohist Club, which focuses on preaching the World Mission Society Church of God’s version of Christianity, claim to have learned this through personal experience. What

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OPINIONS: The power of influence and the fear of missing out during music events clout student income

By Darrisha Daniel As the chimes of Coachella ring in the festival season, F.O.M.O. is bound to set in for many of us. Fear of missing out on the latest events leads many students to miss class time and overspend. For those who purchased tickets for coveted events such as Coachella far in advance, nothing

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Media literacy affects younger generations and produces mass ignorance

By Diego Lomeli Social media, now more than ever, provides the predominant means of distributing news stories and public opinion. The invention of the smartphone, along with its convenience and timeliness, has made the public resort to one of the laziest methods of staying informed: mindlessly scrolling through a social media feed and accepting tainted

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I’m ready, but first let me take a selfie

Jasmine Mikulak | Staff Writer May 1, 2014 The Oxford Dictionaries defines the word selfie as a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website. Last year, in 2013, Oxford Dictionaries announced as the word of the year. Selfies have been

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RCC offers Journalism 2

The journalism program at RCC will be offering a special class that does not come around too often. Journalism 2 will be taught by Mr. Jim Burns who has extensive experience in journalism. Below is some information about the class and what will be taught. Riverside City College plans to offer Journalism 2 – Intermediate

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