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Let’s BeReal about social media

Drew Taylor, Social Media Co-editor; Staff Reporter January 6, 2023

Let's “Be Real” Ankeny High School, in the very modern 21st century, social media has become an essential aspect of our everyday lives. Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter are just a few social...

Juniors Brendan Peteresen and Hannah Pross are captivated by the filtered reality on their cell phones. Sometimes the line between expressing your creativity through social media and letting it have too much of a hold on your life is unclear, and an issue both students and even adults can struggle with. Social media is something many have their own take on, and it is often reasoned that it has a light and dark side to its influences.

The filtered reality

Luke Mora, Staff Reporter January 12, 2022

Social media is arguably one, if not the most prominent, form of communication and entertainment in the 21st Century. From posing for Instagram selfies to dancing in a Tik Tok video, social media is a...

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