Monthly Archives: April 2016

NFL Tri-Cast All A Twitter

On Tuesday, April 5th the NFL announced a new partnership with Twitter. The partnership will allow the NFL to stream all 10 Thursday Night Football games via the micro blogging site. The NFL turned down an offer from Facebook, the … Continue reading

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‘Nude’ Shades of Meaning

Christian Louboutin, the high-end luxury shoe designer, debuted a “Nude” collection that will cater to all women’s skin tones. The color nude has always been recognized as a light beige shade but it doesn’t match the skin tone of everyone. … Continue reading

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SeaWorld Stance Making Waves

In mid April, SeaWorld announced their current generation of orca whales will be its last. Additionally, the park will phase out the theatrical shows that involve the whales, changing food policies to source only sustainably raised seafood, and offer more … Continue reading

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Kobe ‘Brand’ Plays On

Kobe Bryant, the only NBA athlete so far to play 20 straight seasons with the same team (LA Lakers), the 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, and 12-time member of the All-Defensive team, the leader in NBA scoring during two … Continue reading

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Starbucks ‘Rewards’ Leave Bitter Taste

Despite the trendy shift to locally-sourced products and independent establishments, coffee giant Starbucks is still wildly successful. Price increases, business model changes and negative media have yet to slow down their rapid growth. But Starbucks’ most recent change could end that impressive streak. … Continue reading

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The Boss Bows Out

Entertainers have a history of using their power to make a point. Most recently, Beyonce made headlines with her powerful Super Bowl performance. Arizona saw backlash after passing HB1070, and many performers, and businesses, pulled out of deals to visit … Continue reading

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Slings and Arrows of Rebranding

In mid April, Colorado officials and state tribal leaders jumped on the Native American PC bandwagon and came to the agreement that Native American mascots should be removed from public schools unless the tribe and school can come to an agreement. … Continue reading

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Cultural Appropriation as Trendy Festival Attire

Festival season is upon us and the trendy outfits are all the rage. Festival attire usually consists of funky sunglasses, colorful skirts and crop tops, but the latest and longest trend has been cultural apparel, such as American Indian headdresses. … Continue reading

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Spotify’s Foray Into Online Dating

Spotify has seen its relevance soar in recent years thanks to its easy-to-learn and easy-to-use interface and the absence of a song download limit for users. However, it appears that the music streaming service is ready to spread its wings … Continue reading

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LinkedIn’s Global Reach

May is a time when college students across the United States will have hopefully found their first job and begin their post graduate lives. May also marks an anniversary for a social media platform that has aided people around the … Continue reading

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