Off the Field, In the Spotlight

Published on February 18, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. by Kala Brumbaugh. Public scrutiny is often a hard pill to swallow. Making mistakes is a part of everyday life. These mistakes usually have minimal effect and…

The Dilemma of Unpaid Internships

Posted on February 10, 2016, at 4:15 p.m. by Lindsey Young. In 2015 the unemployment rate for college graduates was 7.2 percent, while the underemployment rate was 14.9 percent. With threats of unemployment and student…

Stay Golden, Practitioners

Posted on October 12, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. by Shelby Bonner.   What is the most valued asset you can have in the world of public relations? If you’re a PR student, you’ve probably already…

Sandwiches and Scandal

Posted on September 24, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. by Katie Gatti. Do you know what the largest fast food chain in the world is? If you’re thinking McDonald’s, think again. Subway, the 50-year-old sandwich chain,…

Brian Williams: Propeller of Lies

Posted: February 20, 2015, 2:00 p.m. by Laura Gregory. As public relations students, we learn time after time that the key to crisis communication is an immediate and sincere apology. However, the news headlines seem…

Lights, Camera, Fashion, PR

Posted: September 26, 2014, 7:45 p.m. by Katie Foster Howard. Cameras flash, fans squeal and photographers demand more angles, more poses. In the middle of this red carpet frenzy, a celebrity has one very important…

Honey Maid: Haters Gonna Hate

Posted: April 18, 2014, 4:10 p.m. by Stefanie Dunlap. With companies beginning to incorporate different types of family dynamics into marketing and advertising, some may think that consumer bases are changing. Consumers are not always…

Discerning Credible News Sources

Posted: April 9, 2014, 1:45 p.m. by Stefanie Dunlap. As the world becomes more and more tech-savvy, the amount of people who have access to the Internet has greatly increased, and in turn, almost everyone…

Butter Doesn’t Always Make It Better

Posted: March 12, 2014, 2:22 p.m. by Addison Viani. Celebrity chef Paula Deen is well-known for her deep-fried, southern cooking, soul food. Her recipes and southern ways have created an empire for herself and her…

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