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U.S. CENTCOM Accounts Hacked by ISIS Sympathizers

U.S. CENTCOM Accounts Hacked by ISIS Sympathizers

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015

On Jan. 12, the U.S. CENTCOM's YouTube and Twitter accounts were hacked by people claiming to be ISIS sympathizers. The U.S. CENTCOM managed to take the accounts offline, but not until after some hostile tweets and official documents were posted. Many tweets threatened U.S. soldiers and military operatives,...

Was Censorship Justified in James Foley’s Case?

Was Censorship Justified in James Foley’s Case?

Annie Farrell, Staff Writer

September 3, 2014

On Tuesday, August 19, a shocking video depicting the savage beheading of American photojournalist James Foley was posted on YouTube by the Islamic State of Iraq in Syria (ISIS). This video was no doubt a response to recent airstrikes the U.S. ordered on the group. As if the group could not be more clear about...

BuzzFeed: Is It The New Thing?

BuzzFeed: Is It The New Thing?

Melissa Valladares, Staff Writer

May 17, 2014

Where's the first place to go to when looking for facts about a random topic? Nowadays, more and more people are answering with BuzzFeed. Students of all ages are becoming obsessed with the several different YouTube channels owned by BuzzFeed, its website, and its app! Having an audience of over...

Youtuber Craze

Youtuber Craze

Natalia Clement, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

When you log on to YouTube, you open a door to a website like no other. From the 'rawr' comments to exchanging beauty tips, the range of topics covered is unmatched. Regardless of this, a sense of community forms as common interests in YouTube personages are shared. Only then can hipsters and scene kids...

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