COLLEGE? Illustration by Jesus Acosta Regardless of what you may think about them, the walls, feeds, boards and channels of social media have become more important to students than many of their classes. By creating new, quicker routes to celebrity, the platforms have undermined the necessity of a diploma. In the brave new world of college, creative, opportunistic students are finding success in ways never before possible, and to illustrate that, we collected six critiques of social media, along with five stories of its ambitious beneficiaries.
NOVEMBER 2016 //