Your phone—that little device that, for many people, is the one thing we bring with us wherever we go. You might even be using it right now to read this. Supposedly, it connects us to the world. Yet somehow, it still manages to disconnect us from each other.
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.
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.
Members of the BC community are accusing the University of racist censorship after BC untagged its Instagram account from posts by @blackatbostoncollege.
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.
The Undergraduate Government of Boston College and College Democrats of BC joined forces, organizing a discussion on the role of social media in elections.
“I know my devices probably know me better than I know myself.”