STARBUCKS TO CLOSE ALL U.S. STORES FOR RACIAL BIAS EDUCATION

Article by Marie Bardelli – EsPResso Staff Writer On May 29, Starbucks said in a statement that they will close 8000 stores nationwide to hold “racial-bias education geared toward preventing discrimination” in its stores. The closure comes after two African-American men were arrested in a Philadelphia store last week.  The two men were waiting for a friend in the coffee shop when Starbucks employees called the police.  … Continue reading STARBUCKS TO CLOSE ALL U.S. STORES FOR RACIAL BIAS EDUCATION

HQ PAIRS WITH DWAYNE JOHNSON FOR THEIR BIGGEST PRIZE EVER

Article by Paisley Haddad – EsPResso Staff Writer HQ is already a popular trivia app that has user s vying for real money. With the usual prize pool being $5,000, with the occasional $25,000 special pool. You can expect that users were shocked when none other than Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced that he was going to be hosting a $300,000 game on April 11th. … Continue reading HQ PAIRS WITH DWAYNE JOHNSON FOR THEIR BIGGEST PRIZE EVER

GINA RODRIGUEZ WILL BE PLAYING CARMEN SANDIEGO IN LIVE ACTION FILM

Article by Paisley Haddad – EsPResso Staff Writer At the end of March, it was announced that Golden Globe winner, Gina Rodriguez, will play the beloved 90’s character of Carmen Sandiego in Netflix’s live-action movie. Carmen Sandiego was originally a computer game for children, that helped to make learning fun by allowing children to follow Carmen Sandiego on her mysteries, and was also TV show … Continue reading GINA RODRIGUEZ WILL BE PLAYING CARMEN SANDIEGO IN LIVE ACTION FILM

MACY’S EMPLOYEES TO BE THE NEXT FASHION INFLUENCERS

Article by Marie Bardelli – EsPResso Staff Writer With the rising popularity in social media platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat, an increase in social media influencers has followed.  A social media influencer is someone who has the power to affect the purchasing decisions of their followers by using their knowledge of the products and relationships with their followers. Social media influencers typically have a … Continue reading MACY’S EMPLOYEES TO BE THE NEXT FASHION INFLUENCERS

FOUR THINGS I LEARNED FROM A PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERNSHIP

Article by Sarah Lynch – EsPResso Committee Member Armed with a hefty notebook and my paper bag lunch, I timidly walked in the doors at my first PR internship. It was my senior year of high school, and though I had chosen PR as my intended major for college, I truly had no idea what I was walking into. I sent up a silent prayer, … Continue reading FOUR THINGS I LEARNED FROM A PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERNSHIP

DAIRY QUEEN RINGS IN THE SPRING SEASON WITH FREE CONES

Article by Bridget Murtha – EsPResso Committee Member After a brutal winter (that does not seem to be completely over yet), everyone is more than ready for spring and the warm weather it is going to bring. Dairy Queen was especially excited to ring in the season with all of their customers with a special store offer on this day. On Tuesday, March 20th, all … Continue reading DAIRY QUEEN RINGS IN THE SPRING SEASON WITH FREE CONES

“THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA” IS NETFLIX’S NEWEST REBOOT

Article by Paisley Haddad – EsPResso Staff Writer With a boom in reboots taking over television and streaming services, “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” is Netflix’s latest venture into the world of reviving the classics. With a star studded cast, including Ross Lynch as Harvey Kinkle and Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina Spellman, playing the two main love interests, the show is creating a buzz around … Continue reading “THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA” IS NETFLIX’S NEWEST REBOOT