Monthly Archives: April 2013

Vampire Weekend is live-streaming their concert right now.

http://www.youtube.com/user/VampireWeekendVEVO/UNSTAGED I’m loving it. I’ve seen them live before and they put on an amazing show. Enjoy! Advertisements

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Wow ’em with your website

What makes a great website? Written content? Graphics? Funny gifs? As a part of my multiplatform journalism class, we’re working on creating our own websites to host online portfolios. I’ve been doing some research and found three unique webpages that … Continue reading

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I’ve had “Jolene” by Ray LaMontagne stuck in my head for hours.

So now it can be stuck in your head, too!  If you don’t already listen to Ray, you should start.  Right now.  He’s brilliant and his voice is gorgeous.  Enjoy!

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For Boston

Amy L. Marxkors, runner and author, wrote a commentary about the Boston Marathon bombings that does a beautiful job of capturing the spirit of the marathon, its participants and their supporters, and resilience of the running community in times of … Continue reading

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Common Threads: Sitting down with UnderGrand Creative

These past two weeks I’ve had the pleasure of working with two other students in my multiplatform journalism class to tell the story of UnderGrand Creative, a new student-run T-shirt business at Saint Louis University.  UnderGrand is the brainchild of … Continue reading

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No matter how long of a day I’ve had,

the Humans of New York blog never fails to make me smile.

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Five ways to get sued for what you post online (And how to avoid them)

These days, it seems that everyone feels called to share every moment of their lives with the world.  We Instagram our breakfast, live-tweet a boring class, share at least four Reddit cat videos per day.  However, with this Internet freedom … Continue reading

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