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Despite the cesspool of a website at one campus, he thinks there's a way to build positive communities elsewhere.
While 2014 appeared to be the year of Yik Yak on college campuses, the existence of anonymous online gossip forums is far from a new dilemma for universities. For the better part of a decade -- since the rise of JuicyCampus in 2007, and the series of subsequent replacements -- colleges have struggled to deal with unruly and sometimes savage gossip spread through anonymous online forums.
"The college doesn’t control or support it, nor, given the nature of the Internet, do we have the capacity to block access