Author Archives: emilyc9882

Final thoughts on Social Media: It’s not so scary

Now that my final semester at BC is coming to an end (tears!), I cannot help but think about all of the things that I have learned here that I will take with me in the future and as I begin my career. Yes, I have read and analyzed the works of Plato and Aristotle, […]

No Cameras allowed during Tsarnaev Trial, So Live-Tweeting by reporters takes its place

With Marathon Monday quickly approaching, and as we await the decision of Dzhokhar Tsarnev’s fate to either a life in prison or the death penalty, there is no doubt that this trial has been extremely emotional and hitting very close to home for many of us. For the past two years since the day of […]

WiGo, the “Who is Going out” app for college students is taking campuses by storm

Looks like both Adrian and I had the same idea for blogs this week! He did a great job giving an overview of the app and its functionalities, as well as how it can be compared to apps such as Foursquare and Swarm. My blog more focuses on how this app might be useful from […]

Are you ready to Light It Up Blue (#LIUB) for Autism Awareness Day?

On April 2nd, several countries around the world will unite to commemorate Autism Awareness day by participating in the Light It Up Blue Campaign. If you happen to walk around Boston on this particular day, you will most likely see several buildings, homes, businesses, and landmarks such as Fenway Park lit up with blue lights […]

How Social Media has Empowered the SoulCycle Obsession

This past weekend, I went to a SoulCycle class for the first time so that I could finally see what all the buzz was about around this hot new fitness trend. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this brand yet, SoulCycle is a “revolutionized” indoor cycling class that is designed to make your […]

Social Media Interns: A blessing or a curse for a company?

As a second-semester college senior, I have come across the term “social media intern” several times over the past few years.  Whether I’ve seen it while searching on Google, LinkedIn, or simply talking to my classmates about their internship experiences, there is no doubt that hiring managers are looking for young college students to take […]

Social Media: Its here to stay, so might as well take advantage!

I knew the day would come when I would have to end my half-hearted attempt at using social media.  About a year or two ago, my eleven-year old sister was showing me how to use Instagram and Snapchat on her iphone (I know, scary). “I can’t believe you haven’t downloaded these apps yet!” She was […]