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OPINION: Cancel culture’s hidden benefits

We constantly shout down cancel culture, but there are some upsides to the social media phenomenon.

JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist

September 29, 2020

Cancel culture is a fairly new phenomenon found primarily on Twitter but can be seen across all social media and online platforms. “Canceling” usually happens to a celebrity, athlete or someone else in the public eye as the result of said celebrity saying or doing something hurtful or offensive. The...

OPINION: Social media negatively affects communication

Social media degrades relationships and hurts people, especially during election season.

JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist

September 8, 2020

Social media can be very useful, especially during a pandemic, when seeing friends and family in person is not a viable option. Social media, however, does not come without negative aspects. When people communicate with others solely through social media, it does more harm than good. When social media...

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