The Spartan Speaks

Senior Samantha Hartmann checks Facebook on her iPhone during study hall.

Did it really happen if it wasn’t posted on Facebook?

May 28, 2013

Thanks to Mark Zuckerberg, people have been broadcasting their lives to the world since 2004 - every success, every failure and everything else in between. The stated purpose of Facebook is to stay...

Maintaining current events awareness in the ever-changing world of social media

May 22, 2013

      In the wake of recent major news stories, such as the Boston bombing, the IRS scandal and the Benghazi case, it has come to the media's attention that a large proportion...

Zach Wagner-Lund

Social media obsessions ruin the real world

December 17, 2012

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, and Google+ are some of the top social networking sites on the web today. They are only a few of the over 200 networks available for people to connect...

Photo/ Madi Arends

Advertising changes to keep up with evolving technology

December 14, 2012

Advertising has evolved with integrated social media. From print, to radio, to television and the internet, each advancement allows companies to reach customers in the newest way. Today, social...

Cyber bullying causes variety of problems

January 26, 2012

With the stress of school, athletics and after school activities that students face, the last thing they need is the added stress that social media can bring about. Even so, adults and teens have found...

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