In today’s day and age, it’s not just enough to have social media accounts or know of certain software, you have to know how to use them to your full advantage. More, importantly you have to know how to communicate effectively with them. Glynda Hall addresses the importance of digital literacy in her article, At … More What Have I Learned About Digital Literacy?
In Digital Life in 2025, Janna Anderson and Lee Rainie summarize the positive and negative ramifications of technological progress. Keep in mind 2025 is only 8 years in the future, but experts agree the changes will be influential. Experts predict that the Internet will become “like electricity,” so less visible but more deeply embedded in … More In 2025, Using Technology Will be as Unconscious as Breathing
Although it might not seem like it, cell phones (especially smartphones) are a relatively new invention. We’re still inventing better technology and experimenting with potential ramifications of their use. In, “The Cell Phones as an Agent of Social Change,” Abu Sadat Nurullah suggests that cell phones have created a new subculture, especially within teenagers. Older … More The Cell Phone Apocalypse
The Social Strategy The college generation uses social media every day. In fact, most generations use social networking sites (SNS) on a regular basis. These SNS are only used for personal use in those cases, but they’re constantly used by businesses too. Kimberlee Morrison lays out the five steps to a successful “social system” in her article, … More The Ins and Outs of Social Networking
If you’ve ever wondered what other students think about your college major, my group and I did some interviews. We found a few ideas about what each major means in terms of difficulty and success.
The Greenville Humane Society (GHS) in Greenville, South Carolina is a beloved institution in the community. It’s one of the largest no-kill shelters in the Southeast and has been rated the best humane society in the nation. They vaccinate, spay, neuter, and adopt dogs and cats at an incredible rate. On top of that, their … More Greenville Humane Society
On Thursday February 16, 2017 I went to a Cultural Life Program (CLP) on Furman University‘s campus. It was entitled: “Follow the Money: Race to the Oscars.” The CLP expanded on the lack of diversity at the Oscars in the past, as illustrated by #OscarsSoWhite trending on Twitter, and addressed the Hollywood film industry in general. The … More Russell Williams II: Diversity in Hollywood