5 Things to Look Forward to After Finals

Taking finals is seriously one of the worst things about college, and at this point in the semester, it can be incredibly hard to muster up the motivation to prepare for them. One way to get past this end-of-the-semester mindset it to think about all the things you have to look forward to after you … Continue reading 5 Things to Look Forward to After Finals

Did the media scare people away from the World Meetings of Families?

This past weekend Philadelphia hosted the Vatican-sponsored World Meetings of Families event and during the weekend, extreme security measures were taken. Mayor Michael Nutter told reporters, “You all scared the s— out of people,” also saying that the reporting leadings up the event was “detrimental to the mind-set of many Philadelphians and others.” Nutter clearly … Continue reading Did the media scare people away from the World Meetings of Families?

Papal Media

Say what you will about this weekend in Philadelphia, but Pope Francis sure knows how to make an impact. With the city virtually shut down and thousands streaming in to get a glimpse of the man himself, social media platforms and news outlets were quilted with Papal Visit content and commentary. Here are some of … Continue reading Papal Media

Planning for the #Popeageddon

The Pope is coming! The Pope is coming!  College students throughout Philadelphia have been anxiously awaiting the historical Papal visit. Not so much to attend the World Meeting of Families and surrounding events, but because of the uncertainty of getting in, out, and around the city. In terms of mobility and accessibility, many students feel … Continue reading Planning for the #Popeageddon

A Very Philly Summer

With summer right around the corner, it’s easy to forget about school and work, and hard to not think about relaxing for a few months. Staying in Philadelphia for the summer opens doors to mini getaways and a plethora of opportunities. Summer in Philadelphia is the perfect time and place to attend networking and volunteering … Continue reading A Very Philly Summer

Spring Has Sprung: The Best Ways to Take Advantage of it in Philadelphia

It is a beautiful time of year where we, as students, love to get out of our apartments to enjoy the spring weather, and what better place to do it than right here in Philadelphia! Being located right by the heart of the city is an advantage that every Philadelphian should take advantage of. There … Continue reading Spring Has Sprung: The Best Ways to Take Advantage of it in Philadelphia

Made On Twitter: Budweiser Made In America Music Festival Releases Line Up Through Tweets

    This Labor Day Weekend, the Budweiser Made In America musical festival will return to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for its third year in a row. While pre-sale tickets for the music festival were announced in the middle of April, festival goers were kept in the dark of the Philadelphia line-up until Thursday, May … Continue reading Made On Twitter: Budweiser Made In America Music Festival Releases Line Up Through Tweets

My Adventure with the PRSA Philly Pepperpot Awards

The Pepperpots are an annual award ceremony hosted by PRSA Philly in order to recognize outstanding public relations efforts across the city.  I'm luck enough to be attending the event tonight because of my current internship at LevLane Advertising.  The award categories arrange from special events to social media to medial relations.  LevLane entered several … Continue reading My Adventure with the PRSA Philly Pepperpot Awards

Uwishunu Receives National Recognition For New Video Series

Ragan.com recognized a hometown favorite blog Uwishunu, an outlet under The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corp, for their new 101 video series, “Uwishunu’s Philly 101”. The campaign will feature 101 Philadelphians, including some Philly favorites such as The Roots, describing the things they wish you knew about the city of Philadelphia. The series will run every … Continue reading Uwishunu Receives National Recognition For New Video Series