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Facebook: A Breeding Ground for Social Comparison

Millenials tend to compare themselves to their Facebook friends and self-promote on their own social media profiles in an attempt to measure up.

By NATALIA GARCIA It is a Tuesday night and I am at the library browsing through Facebook between assignments when I come across a picture of a friend from high school holding a 3-liter bottle of Maison Perrier-Jouët at PHD, one of New York City’s most exclusive nightclubs. “$25,000,” the […]

 
 

Upper West Side

Upper West Side

As Chastity Logan shivered in wait on the two-hour voting line outside PS 75, she regretted not wearing a heavier coat over her thin hoodie.  Logan was one of the younger faces amid the crowd, a swarm full of complaining voices angry at the cold, the line, and the pushy […]

 
 

Love Long-Distance: 21st-Century Style

Love Long-Distance: 21st-Century Style

Monica de Graaf sets her alarm for 4 every morning.  Groggily and half asleep, she reaches for her laptop and logs into Skype.  Across the ocean in Holland, her boyfriend does the same thing – except for him it’s 10 a.m. as opposed to the crack of dawn. De Graaf, […]