Facebook Head of Public Policy to give the WC 2018 Commencement Address

News

By Cassy Sottile News Editor In just a few weeks, former Deputy General Counsel and former staff member on the National Economic Council for the Bush-Cheney campaign, Kevin Martin, will greet students lined up in their gowns on the Campus Green. On May 20, Washington College will hold its 235th Commencement Ceremony. Martin, the former chairman […]

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Trump and Zuckerberg Share Corrupt Motives

Opinion

By Theodore Mattheiss  Elm Staff Writer By now you’ve probably heard of the recent scandal that is consuming Facebook related to a data mining and political strategy firm called Cambridge Analytica. The story is dominating the news cycle, and with good reason: Facebook sold out the American public. Cambridge Analytica, which has ties to President Donald […]

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Social Media and Mental Health

Lifestyle

By Amanda Gabriel Senior Writer Social media plays a role in most of our lives—we use Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook to connect with friends and to share our weekly activities with others; but, these apps may be affecting us on a larger scale. Although the intended functions of social media are generally positive, such as allowing […]

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Social Media Articles Bias Reader Perception of News

Opinion

By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief We all know what anger feels like: be it a quickening of the heart or a flush of heat that prickles the skin, it is palpable. Scientifically, it starts in the amygdala, the portion of the brain which controls emotion. It, according to betterhealth.vic.gov, causes the mind to sharpen, but it also […]

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