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Morally grey characters walk the fine line between good and evil

By Ella Rodrigues and McKenna Seegmiller Staff Writers   In a world where our actions are placed in carefully crafted boxes of good and evil, there lies a special kind of character. Carefully balanced in between the spaces is someone who is morally grey. A morally grey character walks the thin line between hero and villain, and questions societal norms

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Social media: a machine transcending politics

By Hannah Kim Editor-in-Chief Since 1980, statistics have indicated that U.S. presidential candidates with the most campaign funds win the general election. However, in 2016, Republican nominee Donald Trump broke this pattern after securing a presidential victory despite raising 957.6 million dollars in comparison to his opponent’s 1.4 billion. What helped Donald Trump clinch the 2016 U.S. Presidential race? A

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Social media reignites Black Lives Matter Movement after death of George Floyd

By Hannah Kim Staff Writer On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, an African American citizen, died after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pinned him down by the neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. Video footage of the event released on social media sparked protests globally over claims of police brutality and racial injustice towards African American people.  The large

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Social media has changed the lives of modern society

By Justin Lin Staff Writer Today, social media has become a major part of numerous lives through countless websites and apps,  and people have been able to connect with others and share their thoughts, emotions, experiences, etc. It’s been able to provide a source of entertainment and shopping, and many businesses have even found it useful for promotion and marketing.

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TikTok’s popularity is on the rise among teenagers, including Shasta students

By Ethaniel Reyes Staff Editor TikTok’s popularity among Summit Shasta students has gotten to the extent where even the most mundane of places, such as the C-building restrooms, have become filming hotspots for many students to create videos on the app. More people are beginning to use the app and its usage has become more noticeable around campus. “I see

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Small tweets come with a big punch

By Hannah Kim K2 Columnist President Trump’s Twitter usage has increased from 58 tweets per week in 2018 to 83 tweets a week since Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced the start of the impeachment proceedings. Though the President’s tweets might seem amusing and harmless due to their informality, they are quite the opposite.  In his study “The age

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