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...