The Observer

Black Lives Matter is not an Instagram trend

As of June 2020, there were over 24 million posts for the  #blackouttuesday. However, posting a black square for the Black Lives Matter movement is unhelpful and should not be a trend.

By Ela Jalil, News Editor

June 26, 2020

Last month, Instagram feeds were flooded with black squares on posts and stories. In some of the  stories, users would use the hashtag “BlackLivesMatter” and then tag three more people to repost the same message on their own stories. This trend was meant to bring awareness to the important issu...

Instagram “like” policy excites WCHS students

The thumbs up icon represents a

By Ava Freeman, Features Editor

January 3, 2020

The “like” button has been a staple for Instagram ever since it was launched in 2010. The feature was created to give users a way to compliment their friend’s posts with a click of a button. However, what was originally intended to be a self confidence booster has been shown to do the exact oppo...

Justin Bieber needs a new purpose

On Oct. 27, Justin Bieber posted this on Instagram, announcing that he’s working on a new album that might be released before Christmas. Here’s the catch: he wants 20 million likes first.

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor

November 9, 2019

For all the Beliebers out there, there might be a treat coming sometime this Christmas: Justin Bieber is working on a new album. But, as you might suspect, there’s a catch: Bieber asked fans for 20 million likes on one of his latest Instagram posts. On Oct. 27, Bieber posted an all-pink photo with the words, “I...

Fashionistas cash in with Instagram re-sell shops

Fashionistas cash in with Instagram re-sell shops

By Laura Sneller, Arts Editor

May 10, 2018

Usually, when students want to buy new clothes, they go to the Montgomery Mall or browse online stores. Recently, there’s been a rise in a more convenient way to shop: on Instagram. Instagram is a social media platform that can be used to post pictures with friends, showcase the latest Starbucks...

Mouth-watering Instagram account goes viral

Mouth-watering Instagram account goes viral

By Katie Gauch and Jordan Janis

May 30, 2014

A golden-brown waffle: crispy on the outside, fluffy and white on the inside.  Hot chocolate sauce filling each crater and drizzled across the plate.  Four ice cream scoops: two creamy French vanilla and two rich chocolate circling the breakfast dessert.  Whose mouth wouldn’t water? As CHS students...

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