Constant connection: the psychological impact of social media

Stephanie Sokol for OU News Bureau More people are using social media and they’re spending hours longer on those sites when they get there. Mashable reports the time spent on social media has hit 6.9 hours per month — more than double the time since 2006. And more than half of Americans have a social mediaContinue reading “Constant connection: the psychological impact of social media”

Students battle with sleep deprivation

Oakland University junior, Ryan Pollex is a full-time student with a total of five classes. When he is not heading to class at 8 a.m., he usually goes to work at 6 a.m. Non-stop schedules like this, which Pollex and many other college students struggle to keep up with, can lead to sleep deprivation, ending inContinue reading “Students battle with sleep deprivation”