Alert Carolina. Oh, what a dramatic system we have here. For those who are unfamiliar with Alert Carolina, it is the emergency alert system for students and faculty. Alerts range from tornado warnings to armed suspect on campus (lock your doors and windows) to updates on crime in the Chapel Hill area. The topic that … Continue reading Alert Carolina with the Name-Drop, FTW
Two of the strongest brands teamed up to create the ultimate commercial featuring not only Ms. Brown the M&M, but the Geico gecko and the “hump day” camel as well. The combination of recognizable characters catches viewers’ attention and creates conversation. Therefore, producing a successful ad. I think that this concept of dual-company advertising is … Continue reading Interbrand Mashup – The Future of Advertising
Personal preferences are the basis of every decision, and by every decision I mean which television shows to watch. As a TV show fan, I take notice of what shows people enjoy and who enjoys the same shows as me. The differences are extensive sometimes. I’m always looking to get into a new show and … Continue reading No Dragons, Please
After reading posts from my fellow classmates, Lauren and Jamie, I am again confronted with the ever so popular question college students face of “Is my Facebook appropriate?” A few weeks ago I wrote on the new trend of obsessively documenting everything you do through pictures and addressed something many of our generation feels to … Continue reading Stop Snooping, Just Ask
At the beginning of Spring Break, on March 8th, a Malaysian Airlines plane disappeared on its way from the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, to Beijing, China. Today, on March 15th, the plane has yet to be located. I have one question, how do you lose an airplane? You can find which room your phone is … Continue reading The Real Life ‘Lost’
The avid television and movie viewer that I am, I pride myself in my dedication and awareness of what is occurring in specific shows and films. The pursuing journalism student that I am, I can’t seem to stop analyzing product placement in media outlets these days. You can tell almost immediately when a brand has … Continue reading Too Much Product Placement?
There’s an app for everything. Really, there is though. As most of my followers on social media know, I am an enthusiastic supporter of Publix. For those of you southerners who are not quite located southern enough to know, Publix is a chain of super markets based in Lakeland, Florida and located in states like … Continue reading Pub Subs at the Click of a Button