The Raider Wire

Read 5:32 p.m.: The Frustration of Read Receipts

Read receipts are an infuriating part of our world of smartphones.

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor

February 3, 2019

You have something really important to say. Maybe you are scheduling a dinner or asking a friend if they like your potential prom dress. You sent your crush a Snapchat ten minutes ago, and you looked pretty great in that picture. Maybe you are in an argument via texting, and your comeback was just too ...

We Are the Lost Generation

Who are we? Students from the present generation ask this question together. Students search for their identities in each other and in their phones rather than in themselves.

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

Why is it that we all feel like we need to post about our problems or complain about our lives to get the slightest bit of attention? Personally, the last couple of weeks have been extremely difficult for me, but you won’t see me post anything about my problems on social media. Why? Because all it does...

Online or in Person?

The image above depicts the difference in social interactions in our society. Which do you find more engaging and enjoyable? Pictured above are the following people: Jennifer Arena, Diana Rodgers, Grace Wood, Marissa Dintino.

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Throughout the years, person-to-person conversation has decreased, and chatting online, even when next to someone, has become the social norm for carrying on or beginning a conversation, especially when it is with someone new. Meeting new people is probably the most difficult obstacle us humans truly...

A Casual Watcher’s Guide to “Sports Ball”

Football can be something enjoyable for the whole family to watch and play but without much knowledge of how the sport works there is little fun to be had. The information found within this article could be the difference to going to a football game at school and enjoying yourself to sitting in the bleachers confusedly cheering with the messes without a slightest clue as to what is going on.

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor

November 7, 2016

If you are anything like me, you are not at the front lines of sporting events or hosting football parties of your own, hosting a football party complete with nachos and the loud screaming with the event of each touchdown (whatever that is). If you are anything like me, you are going to be the person...

Dismaland: A Bemusement Park

Theme parks are usually fun for the whole family, but Dismaland may not be suitable for children. Photo is a screenshot from video in article.

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015

The street artist “Bansky” recently opened his “bemusement park” in Britain. He has called it “a theme park whose theme is: theme parks should have bigger themes. To get one thing straight, “Dismaland” is not an amusement park; it is a political/social art museum. A map and a video summarizing th...

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