by Valerie Heruska I started running (again) 2 days ago. I used to use my old ITouch2 and a pair of Puma Fass 550s. However, after a delightful visit to a wonderful store called Marathon Sports, located near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, I upped my game with my running. 1. The shoes: [...]
By Anitra Cottledge I’ve written here before about social media and its role as a tool for conversation and relationship-building, as well as a site of activism and engagement with political and social justice issues. (It’s also a place to find awesome cat photos and smoothie recipes, but I digress.) If you are on any [...]
On March 22, 2013 Gloria Steinem came to campus and caused the kind of stir you would expect from a rock star. Steinem’s icon status is well earned after over 40 years of activism & advancement of women’s rights. This storify follow’s Gloria’s day on campus through the eyes of Simmons’ community.
by Kristen Abell There’s a bit of a conflict on the interwebs over this idea of personal branding – is it really necessary? Should we be doing it? Isn’t social media about being authentic? To all of these, I answer a qualified “yes.” And of course, I’ll explain my qualifications… Here’s the thing with being [...]
By Anitra Cottledge Before I jump with both feet into this topic, a couple of short items to provide a bit of backstory. I only joined Facebook however-many-years ago because it seemed that Facebook was where students were getting their information, and thus it made sense for me to be there so that I could [...]