The Odyssey Facebook Page Must Be Stopped

Odyssey Facebook Page Needs To Stop Sharing Clickbait Articles Intended To Make Readers Angry

Most of the articles that the Odyssey Facebook page shares are clickbait, half-assed, or intended to make people angry, and this is a problem.

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I started writing for Odyssey in July, the summer before my first semester at Temple University. I found it really cool that college students get the opportunity to have their writing, uncensored, published online through working with a professional community. That's something I still take pride in when I think about Odyssey.

Pretty much all Odyssey creators want their articles to get shared on the Odyssey Facebook page. Views skyrocket and you get so much more feedback from people who came across your article. It's a gratifying feeling, seeing people you don't even know relating to and sharing your article with their friends.

Even though this is a great aspect of the Odyssey Facebook page, the page itself has turned to only sharing articles that have clickbait headlines, are generic and overdone, or are intended to be controversial and get people fighting in the comments.

For example, I have seen multiple articles along the lines of, "I Am 18 Years Old And I Will Never Be A Feminist," "Why Girls Need To Start Dressing Nice For Class," and "I'm The Person Who Doesn't Always Tip 20%." Yes, these are real opinions of real people and they deserve to share their thoughts.

But the only reason Odyssey shares these articles, sometimes the same ones multiple times, is to get people angry. Obviously, girls are going to have an opinion when they read an article that consists of another girl telling them they're lazy for wearing leggings to class. People who work in the food industry know the struggle of making a living off tips so they're going to want to retaliate when they read an article saying that person doesn't tip. The Odyssey platform knows that and for some reason, this is what they want.

Furthermore, there have been TONS of articles shared along the lines of, "An Open Letter To My Boyfriend/Best Friend/Little Brother/Any Relationship You Could Ever Have With Anyone," "XX (insert popular TV show here) Quotes That Explain College," and "XX Reasons You Need (literally anything popular) In Your Life."

C'mon now. These articles are so overdone and don't say anything about the person writing them besides the fact that they want to get views by being "relatable". These articles are always going to exist, but the part I can't stand is that Odyssey KEEPS SHARING THEM.

The whole purpose of Odyssey is to give young people a platform to talk about what's on their minds, but it has turned into "whoever can right the most #relatable content will get shared three times this month because everyone loves #relatable content and we want to be popular". The concept of writing about an important issue, an original thought about a current event, or something to help others has faded into the background.

Don't get me wrong, there's a lot of great, meaningful content on Odyssey and sometimes they do get shared. But most of the time, the Odyssey page uses its influence for typical bullshit that gives Odyssey as a whole a negative stereotype.

I am calling on Odyssey to challenge yourselves. Step out of what has become routine for you and share something that everyone isn't expecting. Share something original, meaningful, something that someone clearly put a lot of effort into. Use your platform to show young people that they can have a voice and they can get their articles read by more than just their friends and family members.

Please don't be like the rest of the internet.

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10 Rappers Whose Lyrics Will Take Your Instagram Captions To The Next Level

Make your life easy by choosing a caption that's already been written for you.

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Finding the perfect caption for you Instagram post is something everyone struggles with. On the contrary, the best rappers in the industry right now seem to have no problem with it. Whether it be Cardi B or Kanye West, you can always count on fire captions. Taken from the rappers themselves, here are the best rap lyrics for Instagram captions.

1. Travis Scott

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  • "It's summertime, why they tryna throw shade?"
  • "Rollin' rollin' rollin' got me stargazin'"
  • "I got 'em stage diving out the nosebleeds"
  • "Anything can happen at the night show"
  • "This right here is astronomical"
  • "Valet park when I pull up in the ride"
  • "Pick up the phone, baby, I know you're home, baby"
  • "Oh my, what a wonderful time"
  • "She said 'where we goin?' I said 'the moon'"
  • "I been up sleepless late nights"
  • 2. Migos

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    • "Walk it like I talk it"
    • "In the kitchen wrist moving like a stir fry"
    • "Put my mind on it, put my grind on it"
    • "We live like sopranos"
    • "Diamonds on my wrist stay drippin"
    • "Addin' up checks, no minus"
    • "I can buy that car, I know that you can't"
    • "No human being, I'm immortal"
    • "Walk in the buildin', they start applaudin'"
    • "Versace, Versace, Versace, Versace"

    3. Cardi B

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    • "I like texts from my exes when they want a second chance"
    • "I went from dollar bills, now poppin' rubber bands"
    • "Why would I hop in some beef? When I could just hop in the Porsche"
    • "You know where I'm at, you know where I be"
    • "These expensive, these is red bottoms"
    • "I don't dance now, I make money moves"
    • "It's not a threat it's a warning, be careful with me"
    • "Poured out my whole heart to a piece of sh*t"
    • "Karma for you is gon' be who you end up with"

    4. Drake

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    • "This a Rollie, not a stopwatch, sh*t don't ever stop"
    • "I only love my bed and my mama I'm sorry"
    • "I get it how I live it, I live it how I get it"
    • "No new friends"
    • "Drinking every night because we drink to my accomplishments"
    • "This sh*t got me in my feelings"
    • "With your phone out, gotta hit them angles"
    • "My ex asked me, 'Where you movin'?' I said, 'On to better things'"
    • "My team good, we don't really need a mascot"
    • "Got new money, got new problems, got new enemies"

    5. Nicki Minaj

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    • "Imma keep it moving, be classy and graceful"
    • "In my kingdom, with my Timbs on"
    • "Uh, yo, watch your man, then you should watch your mouth"
    • "At least you took an L off your bucket list"
    • "Defend my honor, protect my pride"
    • "But to live doesn't mean you're alive"
    • "She just mad 'cause he never bought her ice like me"
    • "I fly with the stars in the skies"
    • "They paintin' me out to be the bad guy"
    • "All these b*tches is my sons"

    6. Mac Miller

    Mac Miller

    • "My regrets look just like a text I shouldn't send"
    • "Driving with my eyes close, missing all the signs"
    • "I'm a monster with the heart of a lion, divide and conquer"
    • "I got a bone to pick like roses"
    • "I'll do anything for a way out of my head"
    • "Your love is not too kind to me"
    • "Yeah, I got a bad attitude"
    • "No matter where life takes me, find me with a smile"
    • "Imma give you what you came for"
    • "I don't know 'bout you, but me, I'm important, I'm so gorgeous"

    7. A$AP Rocky 

    A$AP Rocky

    • "Same shit, different day"
    • "I got three phones: business, conversation, and relation"
    • "What the face say to the fist?"
    • "I look for ways to say 'I love you', but I ain't into makin' love songs"
    • "Paranoia got me losing all my z's"
    • "Make no mistakes, it's all a leap of faith for love"
    • "She ain't a stranger to the city life"
    • "Can't forget that I'm golden, can't forget where I'm going"
    • "Riding by the rules, I'll abide by it soon"
    • "Ain't a killer so don't kill the vibe"

    8. Kanye West

    Kanye West

    • "Yeah u so mother thick"
    • "Ball so hard, let's get faded"
    • "That sh*t cray"
    • "I'm tripping off the power"
    • "All of my kindness, is taken for weakness"
    • "I'm lookin' for the one have you seen her?"
    • "Don't let me get in my zone"
    • "Let's get lost tonight"
    • "Sun don't shine in the shade, bird can't fly in a cage"
    • "Reach for the stars so if you fall you land on a cloud"
    • "No you're not perfect but you're not your mistakes"

    9. A$AP Ferg

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    • "Gucci down to the socks"
    • "My jewelry glistening why I'm always chilly"
    • "I'm a one night savage"
    • "Put in work, put 'em in the dirt"
    • "Fergy be mobbin' all day"
    • "Ferg is the name"
    • "I'm on a new level"
    • "Don't pray for me pray for the weak"
    • "I was only 8 years old, watching Nick at Nite"
    • "I was fly like a bird"

    10. Lil Wayne 

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    • "Real G's move in silence like lasagna"
    • "I speak the truth but I guess that's a foreign language to y'all"
    • "Okay you're a goon, but what's a goon to a goblin?"
    • "I got some weight on my shoulders, to me it's like feathers"
    • "I am more animal than the zoo allow"
    • "Money talks, bullsh*t walks"
    • "Every night's a long night, every day's a holiday"
    • "I'm a cool cat, but I'm on life nine"
    • "Haters can't see me, nose bleed seats"


    No matter what the occasion, it's always good to have creative Instagram captions on hand. Nobody knows how to make clever captions than rappers themselves. Whether you need creative caption for throwing shade at someone, or you have used only emojis for your past 5 Instagram pictures, rap lyrics make the perfect caption.

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