By Joshua Aguilar |Staff Writer| When we share on social media, we often receive “likes” when people find our posts interesting or funny. We scroll through various timelines of fresh pictures and status updates while giving “likes.” The number of “likes” a post receives varies from person to person, but do likes actually matter? “No it doesn’t matter for me, because it’s always on the other person’s perspective,” said student, Laura Romero. “It depends if the person likes me, if I post something it’s usually for myself because I’m not worried about likes,” added Romero. The alternative perspective said that likes do in fact matter, explained student Aprale Porraz. “Yes … [Read more...] about Do Social Media “Likes” Matter?
By Gabbie Corral |Staff Writer| One CSUSB photography student has been inspired by the messages ads and billboards send to society and is turning them into art. Deana Romo, a studio art major with a concentration in photography, has recently grabbed the attention of her professor, Thomas McGovern, with her most recent project. “My style is mostly revolved around people in the media and how people are so wrapped up in what beauty is. The models aren’t as perfect as we perceive them to be,” said Romo of her latest project. Romo has put together a collection of photographs in which she distorts the faces and bodies of beautiful models and celebrities in magazine ads by folding the … [Read more...] about Photography student gives beauty a new name