Author Archives: JackUesugi

The great viral mystery of the 2-month-old blog post

Back in February 2015 I decided to blog about a topic very close to my heart – environmental conservation. My childhood in Hawaii has instilled in me a deep passion and advocacy for nature, and in particular, the health of the oceans. In my blog, I outlined the positive and negative effects of social media […]

Social Media is stronger than blizzards

I have to admit, I was pretty skeptical after the first couple class cancelations in the beginning of the semester. But my uncertainty quickly dissipated once I realized how this class would operate. But as it turned out, I’m glad the cancelations happened to this unique class, since the very nature of the course allowed […]

The Social Food Evolution – Introducing Handpick

As my close friends can attest, I am a bit of a foodie. You know how you sit in class and just spend way too long looking at food photos?…or is that just me? Honestly, it’s just too easy to get lost in the deep web of food. Seriously, there is some crazy stuff out […]

Nostalgia City – Timehop, #tbt, and “On this Day”

Damn this year went by fast! In about one month, I will be half way done with my college career (unsure about grad school yet). It seems like yesterday when I was awkwardly rolling my suitcase up the million dollar stairs to the upper campus freshman dorms. Where did all the time go? Being at […]

Calling all Instagram Users! Sign up to be a Beta tester for Postcard!

Ever wonder why your flawless photo of Gasson hall only got 18 likes on Instagram when you know it deserved hundreds? Isn’t it strange how you only have 127 followers when your profile really should be Insta-famous? Well, here is THE solution for every passionate IG user. With the BCVC (Boston College Venture Capital) competition […]

Social media and the extinction of “trophy” species

Warning: This blog contains pictures of harmed animals. I grew up in Hawaii and my childhood has mainly revolved around the ocean. For as long as I could remember, I have always had an intense fascination with the water and the world beneath it. I enjoy all type of fishing, but my obsession would have […]

When it comes to your health, leave it to the professionals

If you’re like me, still recovering from an epic Super bowl feast (binge), you might just be considering a detox. What is a detox, you ask? It’s a short-term diet that is meant to cleanse the body of toxins and promote things like weight loss or better organ function. Some popular examples include, tea-toxes, soup […]

Social Media: Where have we come and how far will we go?

Last year, I decided to do an online “cleaning” of my social media profiles by going back and deleting old posts on my Facebook and Instagram accounts. I figured for the sake of being a new college student that my online persona should be the most recent and professional version of myself. I scrolled back […]

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