The Boston College Chinese Students Association (CSA) and the Japan Club of BC (JCBC) released a joint statement on Wednesday condemning the BC Instagram account for using a stock image to promote their upcoming formal.
Saving Instagram, One Swipe at a Time
You’ve probably read a dozen articles like this before: “Instagram linked to depression,” “Social media leads to decline in self-esteem,” “Snapchat crushes your soul”—each and every one being more dire than the last. And they usually end with “DELETE SOCIAL MEDIA NOW!” What they fail to recognize is how unrealistic those expectations are, especially as a college student.
BC Instagram Account Accused of Censoring Stories of Racism at the University
Members of the BC community are accusing the University of racist censorship after BC untagged its Instagram account from posts by @blackatbostoncollege.
The Other Side of Paradise: Field Reports From the Internship Hunt
I arrived and he was piss drunk, trying to “network,” which I would learn was a favorite verb of his that really just means introducing yourself to people at bars.
Panelists Weigh Social Media Ahead of 2020 Election
The Undergraduate Government of Boston College and College Democrats of BC joined forces, organizing a discussion on the role of social media in elections.
Escaping Corporate-Controlled Advertisement Algorithms
“I know my devices probably know me better than I know myself.”
Escaping My Addiction to Social Media
“But as I watch the multitude of pictures and videos load, I feel my heart sink just a bit. I had spent my Saturday night watching a movie in my dorm.”
Defending The Value of Social Media
“I would be lying if I said that social media has had a purely negative effect on my life. In fact, in some ways, it has helped me to more deeply value life itself.”
Patterns on My Pants: TU/TD
I’ve got a pair of blue-ish pants. But they aren’t just plain blue, devoid of any other form of expression. They’re dotted up and down with black and white geese, a sharp contrast that captures the eye.
Body Shaming and Social Media
“So what happens when we change our bodies, but the bullying, and inevitable self-bullying, continue?”