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Snapchat update causes a commotion among users

Snapchat update causes a commotion among users

Nicole Nool,
Contributor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Metro

Early in February, many Snapchat users were surprised to open what looked like a completely different application. The main difference between the old Snapchat and the new version is that the new interface creates two different sections to distinguish your “social” circle, from the “media.” Originally,...

Is HQ Trivia a modern live game show invention or a scam?

Is HQ Trivia a modern live game show invention or a scam?

Yasmine Castañeda,
Contributor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

The new live trivia application takes over the world If you are free at noon or at 6 p.m. PST, and have some time on your hands and want to occupy your mind, here’s an idea for you! What about playing HQ Trivia? The game is as simple as any other application on your phone. The app is called, HQ Trivi...

Twitter versus Blitter

Twitter versus Blitter

Tawny Pederson,
Contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Defeating hate one app at a time On Oct. 19, Twitter user Kadeem Ali posted a picture of himself with the caption, “A white woman told me I look like a thug on the train today… While I was on my way to graduate school for my third degree.” I then quote tweeted in response to this tweet, “ Reas...

Yik Yak tours the West

Yik Yak tours the West

Bryan Cordova,
Metro and Spanish Editor

November 13, 2014


Filed under Metro

The Yik Yak tour bus, known as Sherpa, ends its California tour at University of California Irvine on Nov. 11 after visiting 26 college campuses, in 29 cities, and five different states.  Yik Yak, an anonymous social media app, is touring the West Coast college campus’s that have become popular users of...

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