Francesca Ely Spence
I spent my senior thesis coaxing an intimidatingly complex, endlessly fascinating brainchild into existence: an exploration of finsta as a mental health resource. This statement is not meant to be self-congratulatory. Actually, I’m somewhat haunted by the fact that I barely scratched the surface of this remarkable social phenomenon. But what I did piece together was both impressive and troubling, and to me, it holds significance for the Columbia community at large....