Dippin’ Dots in Spicer Flavor

Sean Spicer has a lot going against him – the lowest approval rating for an incoming president in US history, a women’s march specifically aimed against the policies of his employer, the catchphrase ‘alternative facts’, having to deal with a tweeting machine of the presidency, protests over executive orders, ACLU challenges, the public firing of…

A Little Less Beach Trip; A Little More Block Party.

Memories of when my family and I visited Mazatlan are peppered by recollections of my parents and other tourists having lime wedges inside the iconic, clear glass bottles of Corona.  When Americans think “Mexican Beer” they think of the iconic Corona commercials of people sitting on a white sandy beach and the sound of waves…

Trumped Media

As a Public Relations student, I am taught to understand that bias isn’t a bad thing. It’s not. I’ll admit it, a web source I enjoy reading is written from a left-leaning feminist perspective, and ultimately, has a goal other than straight news. However, I also read objective, AP-approved news to augment my understanding of…

The Cuffs of PR

“Cuffing season” on college campuses is rough. According to AskMen , cuffing season is the direct or indirect want to pair up with someone for the winter months – while AskMen may not be an authority on many things, I’ll give it credibility on the pseudoscience that is ‘cuffing’. Regardless if you believe in the…

The Attempted Headhunt for Jen at the Appleton B&BW

On Nov. 4 2012, a national tragedy occurred – in suburban Wisconsin, a woman named Angela sat down to film a rant video about a local Bath and Body Works not having two candles in stock that she was in relentless pursuit of. The video, which runs at 11:49, begins with a warning about how…

Hooked on Intro To Mass Media

It was supposed to be a junk class. A throwaway humanity on the way to an AA. I was looking at ‘Intro To Mass Media’ as a burden that started at nine in the morning. As a 17 year old who knew she’d graduate high school with an associate degree, I was more focused on…