Yellow Chair Chats

October 4, 2012

A New Kind of Wavelength

The New Age of Police Scanners and Their Impact on Journalism By Joelle Cabasa, Photographer/Videographer “There’s a 4-84 (petty theft) on West 6th Avenue and Esplanade.  He stole a man’s wheelchair and has taken to crashing into buildings.” (Static) “We have a possible 4-15 (disturbing the peace) at West 3rd […]
October 3, 2012

How My Passion for Words Led Me to PR

By Rosana Torres, Editorial Assistant Ever since I was young, I have had a passion for words and the English language. My free time consisted of challenging myself to read books at the highest level I could. When I was in fourth grade, Mrs. Tarbox told me she had good […]
October 1, 2012

How to use Pinterest for PR

By Christopher Tavolazzi, Editorial Assistant People love Pinterest. Pinterest combines life planning, self expression, and a visual escape into a cohesive online community. I love firing up my home page and scrolling through all the images, sometimes finding a picture of a cute seal right next to a hilarious captioned […]
September 26, 2012

Why Paying My Bills Has Made Me a Better PR Student

By Rebecca Seylar, Editorial Director Only months after turning 18, I got hired at my first “real” job. Three years later, I’m still at the same locally-owned restaurant, serving my regulars dirty martinis and spaghetti with meatballs.  What has three years as a server taught me? Often I’m simply reminded […]
September 25, 2012

What Weddings and PR Have in Common

By Amber Whiteside, Social Media Director Yes, it is true, most women are obsessed with fantasizing about their wedding day. Pinterest has contributed to the hype for planning an “imaginary” wedding.   However, my love for weddings is at a whole new level since deciding I want to involve wedding […]
September 24, 2012

Where Will Textbooks Take Us Next?

By Shelby Hudak, Account Executive I can remember just three years ago when I was purchasing my textbooks for my first semester at college. And now, just three years later, it fascinates me how buying textbooks has changed. Back in 2009, my freshman year,  I wasn’t even aware textbooks were […]