Have you ever stopped to think about how much time you spend, or should I say waste, using the computer? If you’re anything like me, the answer is entirely too much. If I spent half as much time being productive as I do procrastinating on the computer, I probably wouldn’t be rambling about it in [...]
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“Amanda, Please stop deleting your wall. If not for yourself, then for me. It’s creepy.” This was a Facebook message from a concerned friend. The same friend who called me a renegade social networker. The truth is, I am a bit extreme – and not just because I periodically delete all of the posts on [...]
Ten years from now, the class of 2010 will reunite in Fredericksburg to reminisce about the good times in college. As early as a year from now, some of us will be going to a five-year high school reunion. The only reason I ever wanted to go to any of my high school reunions was [...]
BY SUSANNAH CLARK Editor-in-Chief Susannah Clark is now in a complicated relationship. So read my Facebook page last week. I changed my relationship status to “It’s complicated” half as a joke and half as a social experiment. The reaction from my friends was immediate; “OMG r u ok?” “What happened with u and ur bf??” [...]
BY DAWN ROBEY Staff Writer Have you checked your wall today? I have, and so have most of the 82 people on my friends list. The social networking craze has taken me under, and I am thoroughly addicted. MySpace and Facebook need their spot in Webster’s because they have found their way into the daily [...]
By SUSANNAH CLARK Last Thursday, while embarking upon the Facebook portion of my paper-writing-procrastination routine, my computer screen suddenly became bombarded with outraged status updates: “Jennifer Jupiter hates the new Facebook.” “Samantha Spade thinks the new Facebook is ugly. Why is my name in blue?” “Booger Jenkies Wtf Facebook?!” Facebook changed its layout again, and [...]
MEGAN MCDONOUGH Sophomore Rebekah Blackwell was alarmed when she opened a copy of the 2007 University of Mary Washington yearbook and saw a picture of herself. She recognized the photo right away — an unflattering shot of Blackwell dancing with her boyfriend at Spring Formal that a friend had posted on Facebook. Blackwell hated the [...]