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Juniors Brian Yuan and Erik Nelson manage History meme page

Juniors Brian Yuan and Erik Nelson manage History meme page

Thea Bertolini

February 21, 2020

Where did you get the inspiration to start the account? Yuan: I started the account with two goals in mind - to spread history memes and to make money, if I’m being honest. Nelson: I hopped on the account later, when we were at like 200 followers, just to help run it. Why did you guys decide to...

Ubiquitously Funny Obsessions: With the invasion of Area 51 memes across all social media, students and teachers analyze possibility of real-life alien invasion

Junior Daniella Richardson views an Area 51 meme on her phone. She said she first noticed the rise of the memes over the summer.

Grace Xu

September 20, 2019

Over the summer, junior Daniella Richardson went on Instagram to catch up and unwind as usual before coming across something decidedly unusual: an Area 51 meme. Strange, she thought, and she just kept scrolling. And scrolling. But the memes didn’t stop. The meme, titled “Storm Area 51, They Can...

To Meme or Not to Meme. People should be wary of making light of serious issues with memes.

To Meme or Not to Meme. People should be wary of making light of serious issues with memes.

Rachael Tan, News Editor

May 18, 2017

Ok, we’ve all seen or at least heard about those United Airlines memes. On top of that, you’ve also probably seen the ones about Kendall Jenner and her Pepsi commercial, as well as Sean Spicer and his “Even Hitler didn’t use chemical weapons” quote. As funny as they are, I’ve come across ...

Graphic Perspective. Serious issues becoming memes.

Jai Sanghani, Ad/Business Editor

May 18, 2017

Read - Rachael Tan: People should be wary of making light of serious issues with memes....