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Technology and the Decline in Communication Skills

My friends and family are often frustrated with me due to my lack of text messaging prowess and social media usage. I am slowly starting to be converted to the immediacy of the rapid-fire quick communication style that captivates my generation, but I still prefer a face-to-face in-depth conversation over the former. There is something enthralling […]

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OU Spring Semester 2014 Fest Season Recap

Fest season in Athens officially ended with 12 Fest a few weeks ago, and some people may not have recovered from it. While Fest Seasons on the semester system have been much more “tame” than previous years, much partying was done this past season. This year however there was an increase in arrests from 2013, […]

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4 Signs You’re Tweeting Too Much

Twitter has definitely become the new Facebook. Four years ago, the “coolest” thing to do was update your status and create photo albums, but now it’s getting the most witty, epic thought out in 140 characters or less.  Tweeting is great, but I need you to ask yourself: are you obsessed? In order to determine […]

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Letterman Leaves Late Show

This is the end of an era people, David Letterman is retiring after 33 years as a late night host. In 2015, Letterman will step down and allow Stephen Colbert to take the reigns. Letterman leaves late show, will the world end? Who is Stephen Colbert? Those are important questions but something more important would […]

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Tips for Managing Effective Meetings

Six simple tips for managing effective meetings, in less than 250 words: 1. BABAP (Be as brief as possible). 2. Distribute the meeting agenda to members in advance. If people are well-informed about the issues at hand, they can are more likely to bring constructive, developed ideas to the meeting. 3. Approximate the amount of […]

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