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Stacey's Song

The reason I chose the song, “Let it Go” is well unknown to me as of right now, but I’ll explain the meaning it has to me so that I can figure that out. But first some background. This song was written by English singer-songwriter,…

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17 Replies · Reply by Akelah Hill Feb 18

Switching apps

It was an app I once thought I never would use to now a daily routine of mine.  Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram. This weekend I was thinking about how much time I spend on my phone.  I woke up, and what did I reach for? My favorite book to read!…

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9 Replies · Reply by Maria Rose King Feb 17

Media

I was watching Criminal Minds one day and there was this episode about a serial killer who wanted to be known. The characters in the show said they needed to use the media to reach him and make sure that he knows everyone knows about him. This…

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3 Replies · Reply by Molly Riesselman Feb 17

Verbal Conversations

I've been starting to notice that when I have to work after school and I come home around 7:30 the house is dark besides the living room. I'll come home and let my parents know that I'm home. I'll say, " Hey guys I'm home!" With my dad not…

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1 Reply · Reply by Molly Riesselman Feb 17

Article response

I think that this article did a very good job of describing what we as teenagers do to communicate. People like Ahmad use emoji s and social media posts to communicate. Social media is a new way of communicating and I'm sure that it will change…

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Article Response

I found it interesting how the twin girls, Sofia and Lara, are so famous on instagram. I don’t understand how kids do that when they don’t advertise anything. They are just pretty and cool and people follow them. It reminds me of…

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1 Reply · Reply by William Polking Feb 17

Article Response

I think it is funny how you can be popular by just posting a picture on Instagram. In today's society men (usually) like pictures where the girl is attractive or half naked. That is what men look for and girls post it to either be seen by males…

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Like. Flirt. Blog Post

We are consumed with the thought of likes and posts. Our phones have become our lives. It is weird to think of what life was like without them. How did we communicate? How did we ask for help from a teacher without shooting them an email? It is…

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Like Flirt

While reading this article it reminds me a lot like modern day world. People now post pictures on Instagram just for likes, and some people even create a Finsta to see how many like they can truly get without caring who follows. Going through…

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Clutches

My clutch in my car has recently been slipping. I've been researching what clutches to put into my car and have noticed just how much clutches can be overpriced. For a stock clutch for my 6 speed a place in des moines wanted over 1000 dollars for…

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1 Reply · Reply by William Polking Feb 16