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Cole Hersch’s Twitter page with the username @ColesTwitt3r. Photo by Ashley Donohoe.

Cole Hersch: professional social media trickster

February 22, 2020

Anyone well-versed in social media trends and pop culture references is sure to have heard about Cole Hersch. Rising to fame through Vine, a now shut-down social media platform, Cole Hersch has developed an on...

Savannah Jones enjoying Twitter. Photo by Kayla Oba.

“Using social media to be happy? Never heard of her”

February 6, 2019

With the start of the new year, many BHS students resolved to bring more positivity into their lives. To accomplish their New Year’s resolution, students utilize social media platforms. According to t...

Battlefield’s swim team participating in the popular Bird Box meme before their meet against Patriot.
Photo by Ashley Donohoe

The meaning behind the memes

February 4, 2019

During Christmas break, thousands of high school students have the privilege of no longer spending six hours a day at school and are suddenly handed loads of new free time. One activity that eats up teena...

Landon Young’s viral PSAT tweet about a graph detailing the number of people present at Lagos beaches during different temperatures. 
Photo by Ashley Donohoe.


November 13, 2018

In the middle of October, thousands of students across the United States all sit down to take College Board’s infamous Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT). Advertised as a way to prepare for the com...

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The scoop behind Vine 2

January 12, 2018

In 2013, the popular video entertainment app, Vine, was launched to the public and became an instant success. It became the most downloaded free app of 2013, and grew exponentially over three years, gaining 200 m...

The most iconic Twitter celebrity wars

The most iconic Twitter celebrity wars

August 23, 2017

Founded in 2006, Twitter is an online social media site that allows users to post and interact with other people’s tweets. According to Statista, as of 2017, Twitter has an average of 328 million active ...

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Politics vs. comedians

February 7, 2017

  Most political matters are very serious. All of the people who deal with anything politics related, do their very best to be professional when speaking or listening. However, sometimes these politi...

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