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I Have A Confession To Make.

I have a confession to make. I highly considered dropping this class. Senioritis started creeping up on me at the beginning of this semester. I worried that tweeting four times a week, blogging every other, watching one or two TEDx Talks accompanied with an article, and presenting once this semester was more than I could […]

HANDSHAKE: MATCHING PASSION WITH PURPOSE

As the year finally wraps up students all across campus, much like myself, are waiting to hear back from companies to see if they were a good enough candidate to be offered a job for the summer. As a sophomore, I’m beginning to learn just how hard obtaining that perfect internship is. Interviews, Career Fairs, […]

Closing the Gaps in Education: Technology and Autism

As some of you may know, April is National Autism Awareness month. According to the Autism Society of America, “autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability that affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others.” ASD may be defined by a certain set of behaviors, but it is also a “spectrum […]

The Ultimate Viral Campaign – #IceBucketChallenge

After our class on managing virality a few weeks ago, I tried to think of the most viral video I had viewed in the past few years. Of course I had seen the JK wedding video, but my memory was drawing a blank when trying to recall others that had a similar widespread impact. And […]

Boston College Videos: What do you want?

What makes a video successful?  What makes a video “viral?”  I spend most of my waking consciousness thinking about this, for better or for worse. As Creative Producer for BC, I make social videos that tend to fall within these characteristics: Montage, highly visual;  narrative or theme driven Inspirational, uplifting tone 1-2 minutes in length […]

What’s Better? Christmas or Wedding Season?

For as long as I can remember, my favorite movie has been Wedding Crashers. It’s funny, it’s sad, it’s romantic, it makes you believe in love. Not only did I love this movie because of the listed reasons, but weddings in general are an absolute blast. Weddings bring people together, everyone is drinking and dancing, […]