Senioritis: The Motivation Killer

If you're a senior graduating in a barely a month like me, you've probably got a particularly bad case of senioritis. I prefer to choose sleep or leisure over class, socializing over homework, and general laziness over everything. But while I might prefer to choose all the more fun aspects of college life over the … Continue reading Senioritis: The Motivation Killer

Deadpool: PR Professional

For those who've been living under a rock these past few months, Deadpool, or the Merc with a Mouth, is a hilarious, no-holds-barred comic book hero who has a new movie coming out this Friday, February 12, starring Ryan Reynolds. And the marketing of the movie has perfectly reflected the character, who's known for breaking … Continue reading Deadpool: PR Professional

Big Bro Big Sis

Community service. Volunteering. Giving back. Charity work. These are all phrases that we are told to do, because we can help both ourselves and others. Many groups and organizations require x number of hours of such work a year, or a semester. And so many of us groan and complain and do the minimum because … Continue reading Big Bro Big Sis

How to Make it Through Hell Week

If you're not currently in school, you might think that Hell Week is the same as Finals Week. In which case, you'd be dead wrong. For most of us college students, Hell Week is the week before Finals. I only have one final exam this year, but I have 470000 papers, projects, presentations, and quizzes … Continue reading How to Make it Through Hell Week

Never Forget the Lessons of the Past

In my public relations capstone class, we have been studying past examples of PR crises in order to identify and learn best practices. One specific case we studied was when NFL quarterback Michael Vick was convicted of dog fighting and how he integrated himself back into society after his release. When my teacher first assigned … Continue reading Never Forget the Lessons of the Past

Prepping for the 2015 PRSSA National Conference: Business Cards

For those who are attending the 2015 Public Relations Student Society of America National Conference - it's right around the corner! One of the most important things you should take with you to Conference are business cards, especially a unique, unforgettable card that will get you your dream job. Even if you aren't attending Conference … Continue reading Prepping for the 2015 PRSSA National Conference: Business Cards

Dress Codes Explained: For Men

Like me, I am sure many of us guys out there have struggled to understand exactly what we are supposed to wear to an event, to work, for an interview, or even to a birthday party. Standards are constantly changing, but we can all take comfort in the fact that most of the 'traditional' standards … Continue reading Dress Codes Explained: For Men

Yik-Yak and Tinder: Newest social media platforms:

I was scrolling down my Yik-yak feed a few days ago, and came across a post asking if Yik-yak was considered a form of social media or not. I knew that I saw Yik-yak as social media, and judging by the responses to the post, it seemed that most people agreed with me. For those … Continue reading Yik-Yak and Tinder: Newest social media platforms:

Good PR: Listening to your Community

In my spare time, I am an avid gamer, my current video game of choice being Destiny, on the Xbox One console. If you have ever heard of the games Call of Duty and Halo, then you might understand when I say that Destiny is sort of a combination of both games, having been made … Continue reading Good PR: Listening to your Community

The Queen’s English

A few days ago, I had the pleasure of hosting a student from England for a night, and in his honor my housemates and I threw a small party. Unfortunately for us, a few of the people that came managed to fulfill every negative stereotype that I think Europeans have of Americans, within about the … Continue reading The Queen’s English