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THE LO-DOWN: I swiped right on over 1,000 people on Tinder

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Lauren Vannucci

October 19, 2020

Read about Lauren’s experience swiping right on over 1,000 people on Tinder to acquire tips on all things related to online dating and dating apps!

THE LO-DOWN: The most iconic songs that made me the bad bleep I am today

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Lauren Vannucci

October 12, 2020

Reminisce on feel-good anthems with Lauren Vannucci as she reacts to songs that shaped her into the person she is today!

THE LO-DOWN: Let’s talk about ‘the ick’ and ‘ghosting’

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Lauren Vannucci

October 5, 2020

Hey it's Lo and this is where I give you “The Lo-Down” on all things related to lifestyle and dating. Follow me on Twitter @vanooch, Instagram @lauren_vannucci, and Tik Tok @the.lo_down for more <3 It’s officially spooky season and I could not think of a better time to react to my favorite “...

KYLIEBYTES: How to customize your iOS 14 home screen

KYLIEBYTES: How to customize your iOS 14 home screen

Kylie Robison

September 30, 2020

With the anticipated release of Apple’s newest software update on Sept. 16, many creative users are learning how to edit their home screen with custom icons, widgets and more. I spent about an hour watching a 10-year-old on YouTube explain it to me, and I’m still not done with my own home screen. I...

KYLIEBYTES: What can we do about the digital divide?

KYLIEBYTES: What can we do about the digital divide?

Kylie Robison

September 9, 2020

I’m Kylie Robison and this is KYLIEBYTES, a column where I talk about technology and its impact on society. Follow me on Twitter @kylie_robison for more. The idea of Wi-Fi being a fundamental right was once laughable, but now that almost all operations are virtual, millions of students are stru...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: I am not a person of color — I’m Black

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Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

April 30, 2020

A jawn. Pronounced jôn. Noun. A person, place, thing, or event that doesn’t need a specific name. An indescribable, but memorable entity. I’m Shiavon and this is Shiavon’s Jawn. (If these two words don’t rhyme, then you’re saying my name wrong.) There has never been consistent solidari...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Why is Lawrence still on ‘Insecure?’

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Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

April 26, 2020

A jawn. Pronounced jôn. Noun. A person, place, thing, or event that doesn’t need a specific name. An indescribable, but memorable entity. I’m Shiavon and this is Shiavon’s Jawn. (If these two words don’t rhyme, then you’re saying my name wrong.) It's episode three of the HBO scripted t...

KYLIEBYTES: I am not giving Sac State access to my webcam

KYLIEBYTES: I am not giving Sac State access to my webcam

Kylie Robison

April 24, 2020

I’m Kylie Robison and this is KYLIEBYTES, a column where I talk about technology and its impact on society. Follow me on Twitter @kylie_robison for more. Friday morning, Sacramento State announced that we will be using a new proctoring software called Respondus Monitor. By downloading this so...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: How ‘INSECURE’ is your bestie?

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Shiavon Chatman, Opinion editor

April 19, 2020

I just want to say how proud I am of Issa for looking past Condola dating her ex. What kind of person would stop a bag over a man you were supporting financially only three years ago?  Molly. That’s who.  But I’ll get back to her in a minute. Issa and Condola found that jokingly clowning Lawrence brings t...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: ‘Insecure’ is back and Kelli is still the best character

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Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

April 12, 2020

After a year and half, we finally have our Insecure Sundays back! It’s season four and everybody looks seasoned and paid.  “Insecure” is an HBO scripted series about Issa Rae, a 30-something living in Los Angeles tackling life of day parties, being the cheater in a long-term relationship and...

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