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Musical.ly rebrands as TikTok

Musical.ly rebrands as TikTok

Maria Perez Barriga

December 5, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment

TikTok is an app for people to upload videos of themselves lip-syncing to songs or to watch other people’s short videos, according to The Verge. According to CNBC, the app was made in September 2016 by the company ByteDance. It originated in China where it is referred to as Douyin and is very popula...

FCA uses app to guide meeting

FCA uses app to guide meeting

Ruby Stillman and Kaia Myers

November 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Fellowship of Christian Athletes leader, Jacob Brown, said the club has started to use an app to guide the group discussions during meetings. “(The app) is good, it helps lead us through everything that we’re doing and it gives us a path and a lesson that we can work with,” said Brown. ...

Trivia Game HQ creates new ways to win money

Trivia Game HQ creates new ways to win money

Racquel Fhima

January 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

HQ, reaching a personal all time high with 1.2 million people, has created a fast and relatively easy way to win money. HQ is a trivia game with a cash prize reward that is split up between the people that answer all 12 questions correctly. On weekdays the cash prize can vary from $1500-2000, but on Su...

Technology aids in learning

Technology aids in learning

Marta Hill

November 6, 2017


Filed under Student Life

According to sophomore Aaron Ellingson, there are many apps for smartphones out there that students use for school and productivity. “I have a whole folder (of apps for school) actually: Quizlet, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Translate, Google Slides, Google Sheets, PowerSchool, Schoology, Photo...

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