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MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA
Yatpang Cheung (MSB ’17) spent over 200 hours coding his new app “Blurtalk.”

Sophomore Designs Innovative Social App

On the Hilltop, students seem to juggle dozens of different projects, some of which are never fully realized because of time constraints and other priorities. This year, Yatpang Cheung (MSB ’17) sought to break the mold and create his own iPhone app. With countless hours of planning and dedication, Cheung[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 3 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
Janet Zhu

Remember to Yak Responsibly

At this point, the majority of campus has used, encountered or dismissed the relatively new social media platform, Yik Yak. Especially through peak midterm season, much of the student population has taken to checking “up-votes,” stalking the “hot” feed for the funniest yaks and trying to break the 50k yakarma[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Yik Yak App Spurs Unease on University Campuses

The rise of social messaging application Yik Yak on college campuses around the country has sparked concerns over cyberbullying, racism and sexual harassment. Yik Yak is an anonymous forum that allows posts of 200 characters or fewer to be viewed by anyone within a two-mile radius. Users respond by “upvoting”[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top