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Whiteout Blanks Mizzou Uprising

The University of Missouri team store removed their official 2015 whiteout T-shirt from its website and stores amid racial controversy. The whiteout shirt was created for the game against Brigham Young University, but in the face of racial tensions on … Continue reading

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Buzz Over Bees Rates Action; Shooter Scores A Miss

Panic spread throughout Arizona State University Tempe’s campus after a threat was posted late Sunday evening (Nov 1) on a site called 4chan. This site allows users to post anonymously will no requirement for a user to create a username. … Continue reading

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Talking Bubble Battles Bullying

­ Are you an iPhone user and recently updated to iOS 9’s? If so, you probably noticed the array of new emojis added to the scroll bar. With all the buzz of the update, one emoji in particular is getting lots … Continue reading

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Costume Triggers Boos, Backlash

Halloween is just around the corner. That means it’s time for companies to whip out the inappropriate and offensive costumes from their storage units and put them on sale, starting with Amazon. Earlier this year, Caitlyn Jenner costumes received lots … Continue reading

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Presidential Playlists

Did you know the President has a playlist on Spotify? He does, and the past week I have been talking to my friends about the Chief Executive’s excellent taste in music. There’s Stevie Wonder, Mos Def, the Isley Brothers, the … Continue reading

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Coke Casts Obesity Blame on Exercise, Not Soda

Since Coca-Cola has been criticized for its contribution to the obesity problem in the United States with its seemingly endless supply of sugary drinks, the company launched a campaign aimed at redirecting the underlying cause for obesity. The campaign itself … Continue reading

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Guinness Record Holder Wins Attention

In the style of a true PR professional, Dave Farrow uses his Guinness World Record as an opportunity for relationship building. According to an interview with Forbes, Farrow developed a memory technique in order to help him cope with his … Continue reading

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Colbert Re-Channeling Late Night Persona

As audiences tuned into the first episode of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” CBS this week, they may have expected to see a new side, apart from the character he had played for 10 years on Comedy Central’s “The … Continue reading

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