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Transformation Of ‘Lol’ Underscores A Culture Built on Superficial Tech Interactions

“Lol” [laugh out loud] and other common texting lingo may be a contingent means for people to express laughter or amusement—but there is something else going on here; something I worry largely goes unaddressed in the repetitive online space. Screen-based communication—which has accelerated due to the coronavirus to become the primary mode for communication at all for many—has morphed into…

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Parents Are Furious Over Elite New York Prep School’s ‘Outrageous’ Pornography Training

An exclusive New York City high school hired an educator to teach students about pornography, and it did not go over well with parents. Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, an institution with a price tag of about $47,000 for the highest grade offered, held a sexuality workshop for all students in the junior…

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