Silver Streak

Employers invade personal space

Taylor Williams, Staff Writer

May 10, 2012

Many applicants or potential applicants have already discovered employers have begun checking Facebook pages and other social networking sites during the hiring process, allowing them to edit their profiles beforehand to make...

The aliens are NOT among us

Maddy Cunningham

February 20, 2012

At about 10 p.m. on Feb. 2nd, strange noises came from the sky around the Panhandle area. Facebook updates went ablaze as “the aliens are among us” and “OMG guys, do u hear that?” flooded the social media webpage. Video...

Facebook’s Timeline feature unfair to common user

Ali West, staff writer

February 10, 2012

The average person spends approximately an hour per day on the social site Facebook. It’s a crucial part of both the present and the future, whether we like it or not. It helps teens procrastinate and adults get in touch with...

SOPA is an attack on free speech

Rylee Sharp, Staff Writer

February 8, 2012

Viewers trying to access Wikipedia on Jan. 18 faced a black screen that stated “Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge,” and a paragraph explaining the reason for the blackout: SOPA. SOPA, (Stop Online Piracy Act) is...

America obsessed with social networking sites

Natalie Watts, News Writer

November 9, 2009

Whether it’s repeatedly checking for updates or a new comment, obsessively playing games like farm town, or just finding people you haven't seen in years, more and more people are flocking to social networking sites with a vengeance....

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