Posts tagged "twitter"

Write For ChiU!

  Dear Current and Future Chicago College Students, Do you love Chicago?  Do you love College?  Do you love when these two wonderful worlds come together?  Then you would probably be the perfect candidate to write for ChiU. Here is what we are looking for: Social media mavens Photographers Writers Chicago enthusiasts Here are (just)... Read more »

Osama Bin Laden's death: the Millennial experience

Osama Bin Laden's death: the Millennial experience
      Chloe Elmer/Daily Collegian (SOURCE: http://www.collegian.psu.edu/media/image/photo/2011/5/nation_and_world0016_420x322.jpg) by Karis Hustad, Sophomore, Loyola University Chicago They say that every generation has their defining world event that marks the end of naievity about the way the world works. This news event is something everyone in a certain age group can recall with vivid emotion and imagery; likely... Read more »

@MayorEmanuel IDENTITY REVEALED!

@MayorEmanuel IDENTITY REVEALED!
By Karis Hustad, Sophomore, Loyola University Chicago @MayorEmanuel has arguably been the real star of the Chicago mayoral elections.  With a special love for the F-bomb and a habit of wreacking havoc across Chicago, the Twitter account of Rahm Emanuel’s fictional alter ego had over 39,000 tweeters following his hilarious post-modern romp through election season.... Read more »
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Tweet, Tweet: Twitter Part One

      Everyone knows what Twitter is but when it comes to using it, a lot of people are just plain lost. Which makes sense when you think about it because there is a ton of jargon that is used in the Twitterverse. Twitterverse:  The cyberspace area of Twitter. This naturally extends beyond Twitter.com to... Read more »

Red Cross is #GettngSlizzerd

Red Cross is #GettngSlizzerd
To preface my social media coloum for next week on Twitter, here is an interesting story on a rogue tweet from the Red Cross. I apoligize for not posting lately, but I have been extremely sick (a good reminder that you shouldn’t work too hard and have some fun in life). This blog was reposted from... Read more »

Campus Question: Will Facebook lose popularity?

Campus Question: Will Facebook lose popularity?
Facebook and college have become practically inseparable.  Whether its procrastinating for a test, searching for the relationship status of that cute boy/girl in chem class, keeping up on old friends’ whereabouts or responding to thousands of event invites, the social networking site has become a major part of college student life. But didn’t people say... Read more »
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Could I Live Without Social Media?

In light of Scott Kleinberg’s latest blog post, No social media for you? No way, I have decided that it is time to take a stand against those who do not understand or appreciate social media. In Scott’s post, he talks about Provost Eric Darr of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and his interesting case study... Read more »

What's a Girl Got to Do to Get Your Attention?

It’s 2:50 AM and I am blaring youtube videos in my high-rise apartment. To all of my neighbors: you’re welcome. While I’m not actually blasting my music, the point is that everything I will be posting will be written in the middle of the night because I work non-stop and I love it. So expect... Read more »