PR is not the place for a broken watch

by Amber Parker Whether you are backstage at a Britney Spears concert, working on a press release from the White House or planning a consumer extravaganza at an agency, you will always have to be…

HILEAF at its best

by Emily Diab Throughout my academic career, I’ve been constantly harassed by the phantoms of my own mind in creating the most creative, and sometimes downright stupid acronyms, in hopes that my college mind could…

Fierce in pink: “A Crucial Catch” initiative

by Hope Peterson Sunday night you are sitting down on the couch about to watch the Falcons and Panthers play some ’ball but instead of focusing on if your team wins the coin toss, your…

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…

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