Monthly Archives: September 2015

Grieving Through Social Media

My grandfather passed away on Monday night. I was devastated when I got the call from my mom. Tears streamed down my face and I struggled to catch my breath as all of the memories I had with him over the past 22 years played like a slide show in my mind. Before hanging up the […]

The Morbid Reality of Social Media

Almost everyone in their life has experienced the tragedy of losing a close relative or friend. Unfortunately for some of us, these losses have occurred to people that seem far too young. In today’s world, it is impossible to escape the news of such tragedies, and our digital society has only recently begun to adjust […]

“Dear Fat People” – What Would You Do to Go Viral?

How cool would it be to go viral? How cool would it be to turn into a temporary mini celebrity and then all of a sudden get invited onto The Ellen Show? Whether it’s a little kid singing Bruno Mars, a girl accidentally burning her hair off while doing a curling iron tutorial, or Alex from […]

From the Runway to Your Phone: Creating a Brand in Fashion

What is a Man Repeller? “man·re·pell·er1  [mahn-ree-peller] –noun she who outfits herself in a sartorially offensive mode that may result in repelling members of the opposite sex. Such garments include but are not limited to harem pants, boyfriend jeans, overalls, shoulder pads, full length jumpsuits, jewelry that resembles violent weaponry and clogs. –verb (used without object),-pell·ing, -pell·ed. to commit the act of […]

Game, Set, Match

There is a lot of love in tennis… Love all, Love-15, Love-30, and so on. More often than not, this love on the court translates to love off the court. However, on occasion, the tennis community finds itself under attack from some not-so-loving opponents. Since we are in the midst of the digital media age, […]

Virtual E-Learning?

E-learning has taken the education world by storm. According to ‘elearningfeeds.com’ 98% of organizations are predicted to use some form of e-learning coursework as part of their learning approach. In an article published by the University of North Texas at Dallas, e-learning is proven to increase knowledge retention from 25% to 60% (certifyme.net). Currently there […]

Is Social Media Saving Late Night Comedy?

When I sat down to write my blog post this week I had no idea what I was going to write about. I can safely say I had zero intention of writing about Late Night comedy because, in all honestly, I’ve never really been a fan. However, I became interested in the genre with Colbert […]