James Wellemeyer

James Wellemeyer is a student and freelance journalist based in New York. He writes about teens, college, the internet, and a few other things for MEL. He also can't find the beat at SoulCycle and is kind of embarrassed about it.

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The Guys Who Use Snap Streaks to Keep Their Friendships Alive

I have an 885-day Snapchat streak with Arya, one of my best friends. We went to school together growing up, but now I live in…

Texting Is Out. Spontaneous FaceTime Is In.

Priya Mittal, a 19-year-old freshman at Brown University, lives for spontaneous FaceTimes. She’ll be at the library in the middle of her Intro Economics problem…