Terrorist groups utilize social networking sites to gain power

Emily Brown, opinion editor
May 26, 2011

You Can Now Follow the Taliban On Twitter: It is fairly obvious that social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook offer numerous benefits. They are revitalizing journalism, bringing people from all over the world together, and spreading the news quickly. However, these sites have also given terrorist... Read more »

CAPS allowed access to online sites restricted at BV

Emily Brown, Copy Editor
October 14, 2010

“Content blocked by your organization.” The dreaded page that appears whenever you type in the URL for Facebook or YouTube. For a newspaper staff member like me, those five little words are infuriating. I don’t care about liking my friend’s status, I don’t watch inappropriate videos on YouTube... Read more »

Online opportunities available at CAPS not offered at BV

Annie Matheis, News Editor
October 14, 2010

The new CAPS center is equipped with exclusive social networking capabilities not available at district high schools. The social media options for CAPS students include Facebook and YouTube access. The CAPS Center is unblocked from these websites to create a realistic business environment. “We are... Read more »