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Primer, Powder and PR

Primer, Powder and PR

Published on May 29, 2017, at 9:18 a.m. by Kahla Anderson. Have you ever watched a YouTube video and the person you are watching entices you with a new product or app that you should download? This is called influencer marketing. Influencer marketing consists of hiring influential people from social media to represent your company […]

3 Tools for Analyzing Social Media Success

3 Tools for Analyzing Social Media Success

Published on May 29, 2017, at 9:14 a.m. by Allison Morris. It could be for an internship or maybe your career, but sometime or another you’ll be asked to evaluate your brand or organization’s social media visibility. Trying to track and break down all the data would be difficult to do on your own and in […]

Keyword: Transparency

Keyword: Transparency

Published on May 25, 2017, at10:23 a.m. by Kayla Sullivan. Tuscaloosa, a city with three colleges, has been no stranger to negative events involving police officers. The in-custody death of Anthony Ware, the shooting of a man suffering from a mental illness and tazing of students during a noise complaint call were the three most newsworthy […]

The Flourish Collaboration

The Flourish Collaboration

Published on May 25, 2017, at 10:23 a.m. by Terrika Woods. Breaking into public relations while still being in college can be overwhelming and stressful. At The University of Alabama, public relations students are taking experiential learning into their own hands by helping start a women’s ministry. The Flourish Collaboration is a women’s ministry that was […]

Wintour Is Coming: PR Tips We Can Take Away from Fashion’s Biggest Night

Wintour Is Coming: PR Tips We Can Take Away from Fashion’s Biggest Night

Published on May 25, 2017, at 10:18 p.m. by Josie Seavers. For most it’s another ordinary start to the week, but for A-list celebrities and top names in the fashion industry, the first Monday in May is the biggest night on New York’s social calendar. It is the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s  Costume Institute benefit, known […]

A Brand Ambassador’s Beauty Mark

A Brand Ambassador’s Beauty Mark

Published on May 25, 2017, at 10:17 a.m. by Allison Morris. In the 1950s it was Marilyn Monroe’s face plastered across ads in magazines for beauty products and accessories. She was a well-known figure and coupled with her beauty, there was no question why companies like Jon-Joy Cosmetics and Lustre-Creme Shampoo wanted her face associated with […]

Pizza Hut Museum at Wichita State

Pizza Hut Museum at Wichita State

Published on May 16, 2017, at 8:15 a.m. by Kahla Anderson and Josh Downey. America loves pizza, and pizza lovers love Pizza Hut. Two brothers, Dan and Frank Carney, while attending Wichita State University, founded the restaurant in 1958. The brothers borrowed $600 from their mother to create the first Pizza Hut. Now, Pizza Hut is the […]

5 Ways to Gain Trust

5 Ways to Gain Trust

Published on May 16, 2017, at 8:09 a.m. by Baylee Akins, Contributing Writer. We are living in historic times of change, but intense change presents immense opportunities. With trust in the media at an all-time low, the media paradigm is shifting and students entering the workforce have the ability to shape their careers with innovative techniques. […]

The Young and the Wreckless

The Young and the Wreckless

Published on May 11, 2017, at 9:08 a.m. by Kayla Sullivan. Every February I eagerly await the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. With a plate of my favorite nachos in hand and a spot on the couch, I settled in for this year’s Daytona 500. The three-and-a-half hour race saw eight cautions and […]

Slow and Steady Wins This Race

Slow and Steady Wins This Race

Published on May 2, 2017, at 5:05 p.m. by Clara Balestrieri and Kayla Sullivan. During the Obama presidency, Cuba and the United States began to normalize relations. The Cuban Embassy was established in Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Embassy was established in Havana, Cuba. Travel restrictions were initially eased to allow Cuban-Americans to visit family […]

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