It may seem obvious to choose love over like, but is it really that easy these days? In an inspiring advertisement by Coca-Cola, it depicts choosing to love your own life over liking things on social media. If paying close enough attention, you will notice that there is a lack of technology throughout the entire … Continue reading Choose Love Over Like
After reading a post from a fellow classmate claiming, “ESPN has died,” I became defensive of a company that not only myself, but the rest of the world relies on for sports news. Claire claims that ESPN has become too reliant on sports gossip rather than reporting the action aspect of sports news. I have … Continue reading ESPN, Always #1
You can’t log on to a social media site these days without seeing some form of protest of the media’s portrayal of female body image. I mean, it’s everywhere. And frankly, I’m tired of it. Yes, I am a female. Yes, I am in-tune with today’s media world. And yes, I did see the latest … Continue reading An Unexpected Rant About Female Body Image in Today’s Media
You know the saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words?” Well, I think a picture is worth a million words. Look at the image above. What do you think these people are doing with their phones? Who are these people? What is the significance behind a simple picture of technologically consumed people taking … Continue reading Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words? Or a Million?
In a world with an endless amount of social media platforms and communication outlets, it seems almost necessary to update friends and family on simply every exciting adventure in your daily life. But, only the positive things tend to be published for the world to see, leaving your life story on social media nothing … Continue reading If I Didn’t Post a Picture, Did It Even Happen?
This afternoon I was fortunate enough to attend the third annual TEDxUNC conference. Already an avid TED Talks fan (ask Professor Robinson), I was delighted to see how empowering the TED conferences are firsthand. If you aren’t familiar with TED, it is a nonprofit organization that is devoted to ideas worth spreading. The organization began in … Continue reading TEDxUNC Takes Flight
I’ve had enough with the media. There, I’ve said it. I’m officially fed up with instant information ruining the element of surprise. What am I ranting about? You guessed it, the media ruining the Olympics. All day I have been giddy with excitement to tune in to my favorite winter Olympic event tonight with my … Continue reading A Goodbye to the Olympic Surprise