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

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 kids. This kind...

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