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The rise and fall of Fyre Festival

The rise and fall of Fyre Festival

Dominique Joe January 29, 2019

How social media affected the musical festival that never was The Fyre Festival controversy brings together everything that mainstream society holds near and dear right now: social media, influencers,...

Striving for wholesomeness

Striving for wholesomeness

Julian Lutz October 23, 2018

A generation built on deliberate kindness and nicety The news was bad on Sept. 27: polluted runoff from Hurricane Florence ran through the ruined streets of North Carolina, a State Department report outlined...

Matt Gifford is the face behind Hawk Hill Hardwood (Photo courtesy of Matt Gifford ’06).

Who is Hawk Hill Hardwood?

Brendan Kiley April 24, 2018

St. Joe's graduate brings fandom to journalism  For years, the identity of the person behind Hawk Hill Hardwood was hard to find. Most fans who followed Hawk Hill Hardwood, a website and Twitter account...

The online campaign: “Me Too”

Tess Hill October 18, 2017

Women share their accounts of sexual harassment on Twitter and Facebook with the hashtag #MeToo Why #MeToo and why now? After several Hollywood actors opened up about their stories of sexual assault...

What you should know

Erin Castellano October 3, 2017

The United States and North Korea conflict What is the conflict between the U.S. and North Korea about?  In 1950, the United States entered The Korean War, fought between North and South Korea. The...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Patterson 20.

All about the tweets

Gina DeRosa September 11, 2017

The power of social media on Hawk Hill. ___________________________________________________________________________________ Social media is something most people can’t live without, but it can be used...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Patterson, 20.

Giving the power to the people

Maggie McHale April 25, 2017

Polling out and giving up I was slowly and surely falling asleep, yet I had to brush my teeth. I felt much too comfortable to move. This was a conundrum. Eventually, I just let it happen. I fell asleep—without...

Controversy brewing

Angela Christaldi November 1, 2016

Yuengling’s public support for Donald Trump inspires boycott America’s oldest brewery caused quite a stir when a tweet revealed that the Yuengling brewing company of Pottsville, Pa., supported Republican...

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