Monthly Archives: September 2017

It’s All Your Fault!

Many people (mainly {exclusively} historians) claim that you must learn about the past in order to prepare for the future. In every required history class I have taken, and even the one I “elected” to take, there has been some common themes throughout time. One of the most prominent themes is that if something goes […]

Social Networks & Video Games

In the eyes of many, video games carry a negative stigma. When I was growing up, my parents would often scold me for playing video games, calling them a waste of mental energy that distracts you when you need to be productive. However, with the rise of social media in the past decade, video games […]

Social media taking hurricane relief by storm

This past weekend, I stopped home for Sunday night dinner and it happened to turn into a bit of a family reunion, with the addition of my sister’s boyfriend, and my brother’s girlfriend and her family. My mother, of course, cherishes these moments and points out that our family has not spent time all together […]

The world of the Digital and Mobile Payments.

Mobile payments are in people’s everyday lives. You can find it in ApplePay, AliPay from Alibaba, WeChat Pay and Tencent (in China), Paypal, Venmo, Braintree, Square and also, now Amazon (who would have thought right). Today’s blog is an intro of what I will talk in my Wednesday presentation. Rather than having to bore you […]

The Reason Why You Can’t Stop Watching the Video of “How to Make Ice Cream Churro Bowls”

Chocolate Cream Cheese Stuffed Monkey Bread. Biscuits and Gravy Bake. Pesto asparagus and sun-dried tomato pasta. Go ahead, take a second to pause and stop drooling before continuing on. It’s a fact: we’re helplessly addicted to Tasty videos. Maybe it’s because as college students, we justify our obsession by convincing ourselves that watching another video will make […]

“Unlimited” Wireless Data is Back — For Good?

After a half-decade hiatus, unlimited data plans are back on our nation’s four largest cellular carriers – AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile. Did you notice? If you’re anything like my roommate, you might not have noticed the sneaky games these carriers have been playing over the years. “These phone companies capitalize on people’s inability and […]

Millennials and CSR

Fortune 500 firms currently spend more than $15 billion per year on corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities – a number  that researchers say is rapidly rising. Whereas companies generally used to have very small CSR divisions, these teams are growing and taking on more responsibility within their corporations. While the core tenet of increasing value for […]