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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...

Three seniors unite to create superfans

Three seniors unite to create superfans

Jenna Cook

October 8, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

Senior Aidan Henry said he enjoys running Park pride social media accounts intended to get students to attend school sporting events. “There’s a lot of glory involved. It’s fun, I enjoy it. I like making jokes. I’ll make videos sometimes for sports to get people to come,” Henry said. A...

#MeToo creates awareness for sexual abuse

#MeToo creates awareness for sexual abuse

Nietzsche Deuel

November 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion Columns

The #MeToo campaign was designed to show the magnitude of sexual assault toward women. Women who have faced these issues are encouraged to post on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter “#MeToo” if they were a victim of sexual assault or harassment. According to The New York Times, on Oct. 15, actress...

Junior expresses himself through poems

Junior expresses himself through poems

Abby Intveld

November 15, 2017


Filed under In the Spotlight, Profiles

When did you start writing poetry? I started writing poetry when my grandpa died. His death was really big in my life because he’s the one that got me started with bowling, and we’d always hang out on the weekends over the summer. I hadn’t lost any family members before him, so when he died it hit...

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