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The student newspaper and broadcast of Cedar Park High School

The Wolfpack

The student newspaper and broadcast of Cedar Park High School

The Wolfpack

Sophomore Emma Weltens browses her BeReal feed during lunch. Weltens said that she appreciates how BeReal focuses on its users posting in-the-moment photos. “I think it’s a good app, it’s less about seeing them with their friends as it is about what they’re doing in their life,” Weltens said. “If you’re not doing anything [and post on BeReal], people reach out like ‘hey, wanna hang out?’ That doesn’t really happen on Instagram.”

Being Real

Jaden Kolenbrander, Editor October 12, 2022

The tagline of social media app Instagram is “Capture and share the world’s moments.” However, with 71% of Instagram users editing their selfies according to phone case seller Case24, it appears...

As social medias influence grows, there are certain pros and cons that come along with it. In addition to liking Instagram posts or making music videos on TikTok, online relationships can form, people can educate themselves on important matters and both kids and adults gain exposure to the world around them. “Obviously, constant exposure to social media can be both physically and mentally draining,” senior Tolani Segun said. “However, if you are being conscious in its use, by limiting the time you spend on certain sites and refraining from pages that encourage negativity, then social media can be a very useful tool. Best of all, TikTok and Instagram let you play with funny filters, and TikTok even taught me how to dance.”

Two Shades of Gray

Ally JohnPress and Ruchi Sankolli March 30, 2022

With the world increasingly relying on technological innovations, social media has become one of the most common modes of communication for many young people. It has constantly evolved to become a domineering...

Sophomore Ireland Weaver takes photos on Snapchat. Weaver says that the only reason she uses filters is so she can have fun with them herself.                           
“I think filters are like digital makeup,” Weaver said. “I put 
filters on my photos to make them pleasing to me, it’s not for 
anyone else.”

A Digital Mask

Lacie Perry, Reporter September 10, 2019

Today in society there have been recorded events of models, celebrities and teenagers having their pictures Photoshopped and then published with or without consent. Even though using filters and changing...

Breaking News: Teachers Like to Read, Too

Breaking News: Teachers Like to Read, Too

Deana Trautz, Editor-in-Chief August 28, 2018

When a choir teacher goes home, they sing. When an algebra teacher goes home, they do math. When an English teacher goes home, they read. This is a common perception students have, that teachers...

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