Disney roars again

by Jaley Cranford, editor As I walked into “The Lion King 3D” at 9:30 p.m., I assumed that anyone who wanted to see the animated flick was fast asleep in their Cinderella or Batman pajamas.…

Millenium hippies

by Dorothy Griffith “My favorite part about life these days is the ability to complain about it online.”—@hipstermermaid First they were beatniks. Then rock-n-roll fans, hippies, punks, rappers and more. Every generation has its version…

Brady and UGGs: The perfect pair

by Meghan Rodriguez Women love him and men secretly envy him. He’s won two Super Bowl MVP awards and holds the NFL record for most touchdown passes in a single regular season. He’s married to a Brazilian supermodel and…

Staying ‘tru’ to the moo

by Bailey Carpenter Growing up, the most glorious days of the week at my elementary school were chocolate milk days. We would all clamor and push for the door and fight over the brown cartons…

To beard or not to beard?

by Maria Sanders “Fear the Beard” has become a battle cry for fans of the San Francisco Giants baseball team. The phrase was coined when Giants closer Brian Wilson began growing a beard during the…

And the verdict is: PR is a must

by Hope Peterson What do you think a lawyer would say if a public relations professional asked to organize a communication plan for the lawyer’s firm? Probably “no, we don’t need it.” Even though he…

Netflix Makes a Hasty Change

Originally published on PROpenMic by Emily Diab For years, Netflix has been the miracle service that kept the DVD rental industry afloat. At least its own rental industry. Netflix also takes much of the blame for crashing…

Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About

by: Meghan Rodriguez If you happened to be on Facebook or Twitter the night of September 5, you most likely saw status updates and tweets referring to Maryland football. But the posts had nothing to…

The New and Improved PR Practitioner

by: Alex Reichenbach PR practitioners have always been expected to have impressive writing and communication skills to show on their résumés. Although these skills are important, they are only the beginning of what is expected…

UFC Knocks out Competition with Social Media

by: Maria Sanders The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the world’s largest promoter for the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). UFC, with its parent company Zuffa LLC, employs more than 350 fighters, both male and female. With…

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