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To make friends, new college students should go offline from Facebook, email

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — While it is tempting for new college students to stay connected with high school friends through Facebook or email, a communication expert encourages them to take time to mute their phones, close their laptops and meet people the old-fashioned way: face to face. “College students should take advantage of conversational time […]

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Social Media Marketing workshop targeted to artists offered on July 20

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Tippecanoe Arts Federation, in partnership with the Athens of Indiana Arts Studios & Gallery, is hosting “Social Media Marketing Tools for Artists”, July 20 at 6:00pm. Part of the Regions Bank Technical Assistance Workshops: this workshop will be presented by Dr. Mihaela Vorvoreanu, a social media researcher and assistant professor at […]

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Social Web sites can chill friendships, lead to poor health

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Too much time spent making “virtual” friends online can freeze out close “real” friendships that do matter, and that may not be good for a person’s health, says a Purdue University communication expert. “Reconnecting with college or high school buddies is fine, but too much time spent on these virtual friendships […]

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 October 2020