Author Archives: Andrea Tyson


Last week, Apex High School held a march in remembrance of students who were murdered in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida. The march began at 9:45 A.M. and the students showed out. Hundreds of young people, hungry for change, were marching out of the doors. Down the sidewalks we went, headed to the football field. On

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The Quest for Perfection

Audio: Article:  One of Snapchat’s iconic features are the wide variety of filters available to users to enhance their photos. These filters allow for voice changes, virtual reality characters to appear in photos, background changes, and music. Recently however, other features of these filters, like skin smoothing, lip enhancing, and eye enlargement, are being used for a completely different purpose

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A Recipe for Virality

The Super Bowl proved to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a young breakout star. Ryan McKenna, a thirteen-year-old from Massachusetts, was just another fan at the game until Justin Timberlake ran into the stands in his halftime performance. The confused expression on McKenna’s face was captured by cameras, and the image quickly blew up. Twitter in particular was the birthplace

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