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Slap On That Filter (Or Not)

Good lighting? Check. Cute outfit? Check. Makeup on point? Check. You make sure that the flash is on. Finally, you and your friends pose and flash your spearmint-scented smiles at the camera and cross...

The Humans Behind Humans of Hockaday

ABOVE – Picture Perfect: Junior Alexa May looks at the picture that junior and Head Photographer of Humans of Hockaday Cirrus Chen took of her to appear on the account.//Photo by Kristi Li “Humans...

Typography Craze Takes Off on Social Media Sites

As she circles her black pen along her parchment paper, junior Zasca Ristianto curls her wrist to make a cursive “s”, followed by an “e” and an “n,” until she has written out the...

Blood, Guts and an Instagram Account

Three deep gashes run across sophomore Hannah Sipes’ forehead. The irritated skin surrounding the cuts are filled with splotchy red; blood pools run in skinny rivulets down her cheek. And she is not in...

Social Media, Unfiltered

In the face of rising expectations of perfection, students turn to both fake and real personas online. Essena O’Neill seems like she belongs. At least, her selfie does. With blonde locks tucked behind her...