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I AM the college experience: post-ironic affirmations spread to campuses around the world

In the spring of this year, my acquaintances started sharing bizarre affirmations like “I am ready for Baguette Lifestyle” and “My skin radiates a Youthful Glow” and “I have never been bored” on their Instagram stories. The statements, perched precariously between serious and sarcastic, started to show up everywhere.  “Swollen lymphnode IS NOT CANCER” “I […]