Tag: Snapchat

Gene Block Did It for the Yak

WESTWOOD— Some 8,000 subscribers to the UCLAyak Snapchat account were surprised on Wednesday to find a video featuring the pale, naked body of UCLA Chancellor Gene Block gallivanting around Bruinwalk. Started a little more than a week ago by a…

Los Angeles Police Announce Snapchat 911 Service

WESTWOOD— The LAPD announced its new Snapchat service which allows students to send in “snaps” as a replacement to the traditional 911 call. “By using a modern technology like Snapchat, we hope that we can broaden our reach and appeal…

Celebrity Snapshots

There’s no denying that celebrities are everywhere. And now, thanks to the hacking skills of Satyr’s IT department, they’re even more everywhere. From the silver screen to the iPhone screen and now to your computer screen, celebrities’ private snapchats are…

Amber Alert Rudely Interrupts Students

LOS ANGELES—Today, thousands of UCLA students had their daily routines disrupted by an obnoxiously loud alarm from their cell phones. The notification, called an Amber Alert, shared with each of these students identifying information about a child who had been…

Ironic Selfies Become Unironic As NSA Invades Snapchat

NEW YORK CITY—Documents containing confidential NSA activity have been released, exposing recent NSA surveillance on photos transmitted via the popular social media app, Snapchat. “This is getting absolutely ridiculous,” said longtime Snapchat user Jay White. “It’s not only embarrassing to…