Ebony-Renee Baker

Film

This Short Film Will Make You Realize You’re Addicted to Your Phone

'POCKET' is a coming of age story told through the lens of a teenager’s smartphone.
Ebony-Renee Baker
3.15.19
Money

The Millennials Who Pay for Their Parents’ Living Expenses

We talked to young people about financial independence and supporting their families.
Ebony-Renee Baker
1.24.19
Dating

I Tried Facebook’s New Dating App and it Was Exhausting

Mark Zuckerberg has some odd ideas about dating in 2018.
Ebony-Renee Baker
11.28.18
Social Media

I Followed Teen Instagrammers’ Advice for a Week

‘Thread accounts’ are the new ‘Tiger Beat’ so I followed as many as I could.
Ebony-Renee Baker
11.15.18
Dating

The App That Wants You to Get Laid and Have a Free Vacation Too

Traveling on a first date could be a disaster, but at least you’ll have a better story.
Ebony-Renee Baker
6.8.18
housing

How Renting Can Be Even More Difficult as a Person of Colour

“Every time we would give photo ID, we would hear back right away [from the landlord saying], ‘Oh no, we're going to go with somebody different.’”
Ebony-Renee Baker
2.14.18
Culture

I Tried to Find the Meaning of Happiness on Chatroulette

In my quest to understand one of life's biggest mysteries, I saw tons of dicks, got virtual sex requests, and heard some pretty philosophical stuff from the 80 people still on Chatroulette.
Ebony-Renee Baker
1.24.18
University

People Told Us How Much They're Spending on Student Loans

“University just felt like a four-year drawn out thing that I was spending a lot of money on and I actually entirely regret spending all that money.”
Ebony-Renee Baker
11.29.17
mental health

People Tell Us What They Do to Help Their Mental Health

We all have ways of dealing when it falls apart.
Ebony-Renee Baker
10.10.17
POP CULTURE

We Asked Tattoo Artists About the Weirdest Pop Culture Ink They’ve Done

“There was this one woman who was obsessed with Enrique Iglesias...so she came and got his signature tattooed across her arm.”
Ebony-Renee Baker
8.8.17
Social Media

People Are Literally Dying And Injuring Themselves for the Perfect Insta Snap

Authorities are seeing a rise in injuries related to social media posts. Photographers tell us when it is and isn't worth it.
Ebony-Renee Baker
7.19.17
relationships

I Celebrated Valentine’s Day Alone Because Single People Deserve Love Too

I got a free pity drink!
Ebony-Renee Baker
2.15.17
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