As a past resident of the dank and odorous Blanding Tower, I remember a time when moving into my own apartment with my best friends sounded so much better than the all-inclusive nature of campus housing.
Social media latched on to our society more than a decade ago and has since sunk its teeth into the way we perceive communication. It provided us an environment in which we can express our opinions to the world whether it wanted to hear them or not, and in turn we provided it unabated access into every facet of our lives.
Every November, my television and radio bombard me with advertisements telling me why Politician A is better than Politician B and vice versa. Most people look at voting as some sacred ritual with which “our voices” will be heard. It will be different this time, is what they seem to imply.