What’s Your Early Internet Experience?

Today I was thinking about how the web is such an integral part of my life. I started reminiscing and I cannot believe how difficult it is for me to recall all the way back to the very first time I ever used the internet. Digging around in my brain I think it all started…

I’m Not a Great Blogger… YET!

Let me preface this by saying that I LOVE to write. As someone who loves to write, my initial impression of blogging was a positive one. Blogging is an excellent way to relieve stress by getting out all of your thoughts and feelings, or maybe just horrible or cool things that have happened to you…

Online Reputation Management… for why?

Has anybody been following the whole Kanye, Wiz Khalifa, Amber Rose, scary triangle drama buzzing in the Twitterverse? No? Allow me to catch you up. So after some petty business involving “waves” vs. “Swishes”. And something about Kanye not being “Wavy enough”. Wiz mentions the letters KK in one of his tweets. Immediately thinking that…

Social Media, Get Ethical With It!

We can all name more than one instance in which social media and ethical behavior didn’t exactly go hand in hand… or rather those using social media weren’t concerned with the ethical nature of the content they were putting out there. In my last blog we discussed metaphors (really similes but whatever) that can be…

Braving The Winter Storm: A Two Part Battle

It was exactly 7:07 am on Tuesday night when I received the text message that would change my life… or at least vastly improve the next two days. Or so I thought. Little did I know that just because classes where cancelled and all UofL offices were going to be closed through Tuesday (meaning I also didn’t…

Social Media is Like… You Know?

Taking a Social Media course this semester has me thinking pretty hard about well… social media. What exactly is this colossal digital world that is the social media sphere? Merriam-Webster says that Social Media is “forms of electronic communication (as Web sites for social networking and microblogging) through which users create online communities to share…

I’m Back and I’m Better

Hello Good People! Once again I have been tasked with keeping a class blog, Yay! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Bria Staten-Favors and I’m from the Kentucky, Ohio area (I’m being intentionally vague in order to ward off potential stalkers). I’m a senior at a university in the aforementioned…

ACC Commissioner Calls UofL’s Athletics “Unmatched”

I had the extreme pleasure of being at the most recent Conversations With Champions event hosted by the The University of Louisville. The Commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference, John Swofford was welcomed on Tuesday, Feb. 24. Swofford has been Commissioner of the ACC for 18 years and is the longest tenured Commissioner in ACC …

How To Be A Successful College Student In 3 Simple Steps

1-) Accept the fact that you can only do two of the following things: get 8 hours of sleep at night, make an awesome GPA, or spend all the time you want hanging out with your besties but you CANNOT do all three. Prioritize these things in your head. Sometimes you’ll spend the weekend hitting…

“Realise” Vs. “Realize”

Not gonna lie to you guys I had absolutely no idea what to blog about today. So please have fun viewing this vlog about Americanisms I did waaaaaaaaaaay forever ago when my best friend Crystal and I decided we were going to be the next John and Hank Green. Don’t feel bad if you don’t…

Junior Year, Frizzy Hair, and Heavy Eyelids

My life in a snapshot: 8:00 AM—10:45AM: Wake up, throw on some clothes from the clean pile, brush teeth, pile hair into something presentable, Go to Class #1 (Me Waking Up In The Morning)   11:00 AM–12:30PM: Go to job #1, accidentally send out a news release that contains classified information regarding the US government,…