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Our View: In TikTok age, let's hope sense wins out

 

October 8, 2021



Sometimes, everyday ordinary events give us a glimpse into the world we will see someday, and we’re generally happy with what we see.

Case in point: recently, the Cloquet Middle school was inundated by an internet influence that encouraged students to vandalize the school bathrooms, record it, and place the video on TikTok, a video sharing website that’s popular among teens. It’s called a TikTok challenge, and it’s spread like wildfire across the United States, hitting Cloquet Middle School earlier this semester.

CMS principal Tom Brenner has seen these fads for years. “They’re...



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