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KYLIEBYTES: Is your data safe on TikTok?

KYLIEBYTES: Is your data safe on TikTok?

Kylie Robison

February 19, 2020

If TikTok makes you feel old, you’re not alone. I’m still slightly confused about the whole craze. It’s only been a couple years since I was making Vines with my friends at the mall, so everyone please, give me a second to comprehend this one. TikTok has everything from cringey lip-syncs to nail-biting, cin...

COLUMN: How toxic tech culture failed the democratic process (again)

COLUMN: How toxic tech culture failed the democratic process (again)

Kylie Robison

February 6, 2020

This year, the Democratic Party attempted to implement a new voting technology for the Iowa Caucuses in the form of an app. The app was supposed to show the votes as the precinct chairs reported them.  This caucus is notable because out of the last nine Democratic caucuses, Iowa has voted for the event...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Torn between mourning a superhero and being an ally

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Torn between mourning a superhero and being an ally

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

January 27, 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.) Growing up, I watched Laker games with m...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: I’m a reluctant feminist — here’s why

SHIAVON’S JAWN: I’m a reluctant feminist — here’s why

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2020

This year marks the 100th anniversary of when women got the right to vote.  Women’s Suffrage sought to reform federal laws that excluded women from exercising their right to vote.  This was a huge step in feminism. White feminism that is.  Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton were...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: 5 lessons my mother taught me

SHIAVON’S JAWN: 5 lessons my mother taught me

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

December 2, 2019

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.) My mom. My mommy. Ma dukes. My friend. ...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Nicki Minaj is the true artist of the decade

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Nicki Minaj is the true artist of the decade

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

November 18, 2019

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.) I’ve seen a lot of people discussing t...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Break up with your boyfriend because you’re sad

SHIAVON’S JAWN: Break up with your boyfriend because you’re sad

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

November 7, 2019

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.) I was recently listening to my aunt’s ...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: No, I haven’t listened to the new Kanye

SHIAVON’S JAWN: No, I haven’t listened to the new Kanye

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

October 28, 2019

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.) Kanye West is a sellout to his people an...

SHIAVON’S JAWN: No Gina, you may not say the n-word

SHIAVON’S JAWN: No Gina, you may not say the n-word

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion Editor

October 21, 2019

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.) Contains spoilers for “Avengers: Endga...

SHIAVONS JAWN: Don’t let a man without a passport say you’ve never been anywhere

SHIAVONS JAWN: Don’t let a man without a passport say you’ve never been anywhere

Shiavon Chatman, Opinion editor

October 14, 2019

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.) I’ve watched a lot of “Sex and the C...

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