Monthly Archives: November 2012

Managing People From Inside a Hospital

Since last Monday, I have been in the hospital keeping my girlfriend company.  She had gone to the emergency room and was then admitted for further observation.  Anyways, while typing this from her hospital bed, I am still processing the …

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Do you have a work spouse?

We can be at our jobs any where from 8 or more hours a day five days a week for 365 days a year that’s 2080 hours. Let’s face it we spend the majority of our time at work unless …

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Internship Process Nightmare

Ever since I started college as an undergraduate, I knew the possibility of me having to get an internship was a very, very real one…but what I have come to realize is that it is a truly, absolutely, positively, but …

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Communication is not an exact science

Sometimes I wish I could measure aspects of communication as precisely as science students measure the make-up of organic compounds in the biology lab. Communications is not an exact science, try as we may, a certain percentage will always be …

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What’s a guy supposed to do when dating?

What’s a guy supposed to do when dating?

And what’s a grad student supposed to do with the following dilemma?

 

I’m taking an incredibly interesting class this semester called Communication in Close Relationships. I feel like I keep getting …

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The Importance of Fact Checking

There are over 500 million Twitter users currently; thats over 500 million people generating over 340 million tweets and over 1.6 billion search queries daily; thats over 500 million people constantly posting information to a network of followers who re-post …

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Cyber Monday retailers pull out all the stops

Last week saw the observance of two great American traditions: the Thanksgiving holiday and Black Friday. Black Friday is of course the annual retail frenzy that occurs on the day after Thanksgiving. This special day is always marked by horror …

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New Technologies Tell Us More About Ourselves

Technological growth is exponential. Understanding and harnessing this devices has a curve that is a bit milder. I often still hear people complaining about the ill effects of social networking and the unreliable nature of Wikipedia. When are we going …

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Will retail stores soon become obsolete?

It seems that the trend of online shopping is becoming more and more prevalent.  Why cruise a crowded Publix at 6:00 pm when you get off work, when you can simply order the food online and have it delivered to …

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A Rant About Black Friday

This Thursday, I started to realize that Thanksgiving might not be the family-oriented, be-thankful-for-everything-you-have holiday after all. With stores that opened up early on Thanksgiving, it was hard to focus on what it the holiday is supposed to be. Black …

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