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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By: Erica Khan

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and now is the time for abuse to truly end!

BookTok: What Has It Done?

By: Brigid Feeney and Christina Griffin

There are plenty of trends on TikTok trends that come and go. And then there’s BookTok. Is this trend like the others, or is it shaking up a whole industry?

Is Social Media Degrading Mental Health?

By: Saksham Tiwari

Do you feel like you occasionally overthink a lot? Your social media services could be the reason! And not just regarding overthinking, but a plethora of other issues, such as anxiety, depression, loneliness, self-harm, and even suicidal thoughts, can be a result of these applications on our mobile phones.

 

The Chess Cheating Scandal and Technology’s Impact

By: Harshil Yerrabelli

Around a week ago, the chess world was astonished when Hans Niemann, a 19-year-old chess prodigy and U.S Grandmaster, sued World Chess Champion and arguably the greatest chess player of all time, Magnus Carlsen, for $100 million for defamation.