Author Archives: mwoodburymi621

Is It Really Over?

This has been an incredibly tough semester readjusting to school after an incredible internship and battling senioritis in an effort to balance enjoying what’s left of my college career and keeping up my GPA. As I finally see light on the other side, I take a nervous look back at the semester, and remember a […]

Viral in It’s Own World

In my last blog post, I noted how pervasive the discussion of success with social media has become in our lives. I wish to return to that point, this time addressing a specific measure of that success: “Virality” What makes a photo, video, story, etc. go viral? What exactly constitutes the threshold for something to […]

Just Not Enough Beliebers

Has anyone noticed the dominance of the topic of how to be ‘good at’ social media in our class discussions and blogs? Thousands of years ago it was who was ‘good at’ surviving nature. Hundreds of years ago it was who was ‘good at’ leading and/or controlling others. Tens of years ago it was who […]

The Silicon Valley of the East

When someone mentions Israel, what comes to mind? Is it violence, war, and terrorism? How about desert, camels, and sand? If these terms are spot on, you are not alone. Unfortunately, the former group of terms dominates world media, and the latter comes from assumptions based on Israel’s geographic region. Believe it or not, one […]

The Silicon Valley of the East

Originally posted on MWoodburyMI621:
When someone mentions Israel, what comes to mind? Is it violence, war, and terrorism? How about desert, camels, and sand? If these terms are spot on, you are not alone. Unfortunately, the former group of terms dominates world media, and the latter comes from assumptions based on Israel’s geographic region. Believe…

CFAUITVOCH

Following Katie O’Neill’s post regarding BC Confession #7122 last week, I feel that it is only right to continue the story. For those of you who are not yet aware, the Boston College Confessions page has officially been shut down. The page moderators posted the following at 3:45pm today, October 7: “Dear Readers, After some […]

Spoiler Alert!

Have you ever fallen behind on a TV series? Whether by your doubts of its quality or simply having a busy schedule, I am willing to bet that 100% of people say yes, and have had the following happen to you: 1)  a.  Miss an episode of blah blah 1)  b.  Decide to start watching […]