@PresidentCraft may not have Twitter’s blue checkmark, but it is the real deal. President William Craft has been taking the Twittersphere by storm for the past couple of weeks. “Yes, [the Twitter account] is mine. I work in partnership with the people in Communications and Marketing at the college,”Continue Reading

Religion professor Adam Copeland was looking to expand a class he teaches beyond the boundaries of the typical classroom setting, so on the first snow day of the year, Thursday, Jan. 9, Copeland hoped to conduct Religion and Pop Culture through the social media platform, Twitter. Since the beginning ofContinue Reading

Christiana Hennings, a sophomore at Concordia, was sitting next to her friend as they submitted a statement about her to an anonymous source on Facebook. “Christiana Hennings is the hottest girl on campus. #noticeme,” they wrote on March 12. The statement was copied and pasted from the submission onto theContinue Reading

Where were you on Monday when Boston was rocked with explosions? I was having lunch with someone who was supposed to be watching the marathon with his friends just a few buildings over from where the devices exploded. He’s from Boston but was delayed in flying back home because ofContinue Reading

The hashtag #cctour13 bombarded twitter feeds for the past two weeks as the Concordia Choir toured the Midwest heading south to Texas. Manager for the choir, Gordon Moe planned on using the hashtag as a marketing and promotional tool while the choir traveled. Although choir members enjoyed documenting their tripContinue Reading

“When your heart stops beating, you’ll keep Tweeting.” That’s the slogan of a new startup company that is slated to launch in March. LivesOn is being advertised as “your social afterlife” and will analyze your tweets and continue posting similar content for you once you have died. When I originallyContinue Reading

Spotted: outraged and embarrassed Cobbers on Twitter. A Twitter account called “Gossip Girl Conco” has been the talk of many students on campus, and rarely does it inspire positive thoughts. This account has the main goal of spreading rumors and causing scandal—exposing infidelity, sexual promiscuity and embarrassing moments. This anonymousContinue Reading

I’ve had a Twitter account since my junior year of high school. As a proud early adopter, I spent a solid year tweeting mostly to myself, posting links to news articles and interesting online reads. I’m still doing that, but in good company — with nearly 360 followers. Those followersContinue Reading