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Well Wishers of the Web: Anonymous Positive Social Media Posts

Eshanika Chaudhary June 30, 2016

When Dharan Kumar ’16 was lying in his hospital bed the day after open heart surgery, the last thing he expected to see was an anonymous compliment on his Facebook wall wishing him a speedy recovery. "I...

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Virtual Venom: The effects of cyberbullying

Angela Chon January 13, 2016

"Fat," "ugly" and "slut" burn into Lola’s* ’18 mind as she scrolls through a Facebook page with line after line of scathing attacks. As a seventh grader reading comments suggesting she should kill...

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