Author Archives: Shreya Senthilkumar

Instagram Infographics: The Double-Edged Sword of Digital Activism

If you have been active on Instagram at all in the past year, then you may have seen at least one post like this: serious issues such as police brutality or racism condensed down into bullet points, all pasted onto a pastel background with eye-catching fonts. Sound familiar? These Instagram infographics have been circulating on social media for the past

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Reality Shifting 101

With the whirlwind of events that have occurred over the past year, how far would you go to escape reality? For some, they are willing to go as far as traveling to a different reality altogether. In the past couple of months, a technique known as reality shifting has gained popularity on social media sites like TikTok. Reality shifting can

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The Johnson and Johnson Blood Clots: How Dangerous Are They?

As Americans pass one year with the Covid-19 pandemic, many have been scrambling to receive a Covid vaccine as soon as possible. One vaccine that many were gravitating towards was the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine, which only requires one dose. Around seven million people in the United States have already received the J&J vaccine, and more vaccinations were planned

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Libraries vs. Covid-19

During the first few months of the pandemic, many businesses and facilities were temporarily closed, and libraries were no exception. Almost all libraries across the United States were shut down to help minimize the spread of Covid-19, with most only offering curbside pickups or e-books through various apps. In North Carolina specifically, most libraries were closed up until the last

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The Rise of Genshin Impact

Ever since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, people around the world have been turning to video games to keep themselves occupied. As more people were forced to stay at home, games such as Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Among Us, and Hades grew increasingly popular. However, there is a new online game that has also exploded in popularity: Genshin Impact.

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