Grande Releases ‘Thank U, Next’ Single and Iconic Music Video Referencing Famous Movies

     Ariana Grande’s new music video for her single ‘Thank U, Next’, surfaced November 30th, 2018, leaving fans in a frenzy over her rendition of iconic movies from the 2000s. The video includes pop culture references to the movies Mean Girls, 13 Going on 30, Legally Blonde, and Bring it On. Also included in the video are influencers and celebrities from the films referenced … Continue reading Grande Releases ‘Thank U, Next’ Single and Iconic Music Video Referencing Famous Movies

Don’t Run From This

On November 29th, Kate Fagan, a sports reporter and commentator for ESPN, came to Marist College where she spoke about athletics, mental health, social media and their impact on college students. She spoke in two talks at Marist, one with the student athletes of the college and one open to the general student and staff population. She discussed her book, What Made Maddy Run: The Secret … Continue reading Don’t Run From This

‘Spongebob Squarepants’ Creator Stephen Hillenburg Dies at 57–How Fans Are Keeping His Memory Alive

According to the NY Times, Stephen Hillenburg, the person behind the iconic children’s cartoon–Spongebob– has passed away from Lou Gehrig’s disease this month at the age of 57. The colorful and quirky cartoon, featuring an animated sponge and his friends under the sea, is his greatest legacy. Hillenburg announced his illness to the public last year and passed away in his California home on November … Continue reading ‘Spongebob Squarepants’ Creator Stephen Hillenburg Dies at 57–How Fans Are Keeping His Memory Alive

“Amanda, Please!”: Bynes is Back and Better Than Ever!

Amanda Bynes, former child mega-star best known for her Nickelodeon TV show and classic teen movies such as She’s the Man, is making her comeback in the tell-all cover issue with Paper Magazine! This past Monday, Paper Magazine released another issue within their theme of “breaking the internet” with Amanda Bynes beautifully gracing the cover. Inside the issue is a candid and deeply personal interview with … Continue reading “Amanda, Please!”: Bynes is Back and Better Than Ever!

Instagram vs Fake Accounts: An Ongoing Saga

Instagram recently began an initiative aimed at removing fake likes and comments from the accounts of users who use third-party apps to boost their social media clout. Accounts that are found to be enhancing their profiles though paid-for followers purchased via third-party apps will now receive a notification alerting them that Instagram has deleted their bogus likes, follows and even comments. Instagram serves as a … Continue reading Instagram vs Fake Accounts: An Ongoing Saga

NYC’s Funky Take on Celebrating Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday

This year, Disney’s iconic Mickey Mouse turns 90 years old! To celebrate such a monumental occasion, New York City has a new exhibit planned in honor of Mickey Mouse. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mickey: The True Original Exhibition, is an interactive, pop up art installation that opened in Chelsea this week. Disney describes the exhibit as, “inspired by Mickey’s status as a ‘true original’ … Continue reading NYC’s Funky Take on Celebrating Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday

Fall Agency Tour Illustrated Many Avenues of PR

Ten Marist College PRSSA members attended the club’s annual agency tour trip to New York City on Nov. 10. Boarding a bright-and-early 7:33 a.m. train, students came armed with copious research and pre-planned questions for representatives at these top agencies. Hunter Public Relations marked the first stop on the journey. With an open floor plan and a newly-renovated space, Hunter exuded a clean, modern vibe. … Continue reading Fall Agency Tour Illustrated Many Avenues of PR