Author Archives: murphycobc

It’s over. Go home.

It happens every year for me. January, February, March – they DRAG on. They all of a sudden – it’s May. The end of the school year at BC is especially busy for those of us that work here, Commencement, Reunion Weekend, and in my case, a summer of events for alumni, parents, and friends. […]

The Fall and Rise of Domino’s

I went to college out in Western Massachusetts, in a town that didn’t exactly embrace the concept of “college town”. So, if you were looking for a snack after midnight, and you didn’t have a car to hit up the 24 hour McDonalds, you were limited to your friendly local Domino’s – open and delivering […]

How many different ways can you cook chicken?

Growing up, I have vivid memories of watching a show on the new Food Network channel which featured Sara Moulton, and viewers who would call in live and ask questions while she cooked. This whole thing was FASCINATING to me and really sparked my love of food, recipes, and cooking. And at the end of […]

I’m the girl who calls during dinner

It’s true. It’s’ me. I call during dinner, and you probably screen that call. Well, to be fair, our student call center are the ones calling, but it all comes out of the office I work in: Boston College University Advancement. I’ve shared some details with the class before, but this always feels like the […]

GoFundMe Part 2 – A follow up

I hope everyone enjoyed learning some more about crowdfunding within philanthropy – your feedback has been so great to nail down on what parts of the topic you wanted to hear more about. So today we will wrap up crowdfunding with the following topics, from your feedback: How Gofundme has remained successful Cases of fraud […]

#TBT: Stop reminding me

With the popularity of Instagram and Twitter and Facebook came a new app a few years ago: Timehop. Timehop SWEPT through my social circle with intense popularity. The premise? Remember all of the fun, cool things you posted on the internet one year ago today! Or all the years ago today! HOW FUN! Okay, I’m […]

My Dad follows me on Twitter

Things you should know: I love using Twitter, I only read blogs to get recipes, and my dad has a Snapchat (and an Instagram, and a Twitter) which immediately makes me rethink everything I put on social media even at age 28. And to be fair, he was my first follower on my new twitter […]