We asked students what they thought about a (fake) Facebook dating feature

Recently, Facebook has decided to intervene in painful break ups by introducing its new feature called “WATCH THEM BURN.” With this satirical, not real feature published by the Huffington Post, Facebook promised to create fake news stories, statuses and pictures of an ex's “downgrade." 

The posts focus on making an ex look especially bad, and the user look good. It’s the ultimate way of showing who is the loser in the break up. In the spirit of good humor, staff writer Maggie Mouat asked UNC students what they thought about the "new feature."

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Latest PlayMakers play anything but disgraceful

Latest PlayMakers play anything but disgraceful

There are many critical faux pas that often manifest from the interpretive naïveté of the critic. Terms like “impression,” “opinion,” and “feeling” often litter the pantomime of many a subpar “review.” However, and most especially in the context of PlayMakers’ production of Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Disgraced," it would be a disservice to Mr Akhtar, the cast, and production team to belittle the work with such empty folly.

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