The Way We Behave on Social Media

The Way We Behave on Social Media Retrieved from: https://toutmediauganda.blogspot.com/2017/08/thread-role-of-digital-and-social-media.html By: Savanna Wright, APSU Communication Student The topic of our social media selves has been discussed for a while now. We ask, are people who they post to be? There are so many studies done over these certain kinds of questions as there are shocking and…

Introverted Communicator

Introverted Communicator Retrieved from: https://www.ducttapemarketing.com/introverts-guide/ By: Savanna Wright, APSU Communication Student I have been a shy, quiet, nervous person for my whole life. It has been hard to grow out of even though I have tried to ignore the anxious side of me for years. It is such a hinderance. The few times I had to…

Student Spotlight: Aysia Smith

By: Trekeldra Stinson Aysia Smith is an APSU student known for her former title of Miss Black and Gold. Her title allowed her to grow as an individual and professionally. As Miss Black and Gold she hosted and coordinated many events on campus, which were usually focused on her passion for mental health. Aysia Smith…

Student Spotlight: Carder Henry

By: Luke Crutchfield Carder Henry has a passion for taking pictures and making videos. Her longtime passion has led her to thinking of it as a career. It all began for her one Christmas when she was 12 years old. “I opened up my present and saw a camera. I almost lost it,” Henry said….

Student Spotlight: Alyssa Messina

By: Anna Claire Black Journalist, blogger, or radio show producer are all jobs that Alyssa Messina, a 20-year-old at Austin Peay State University who loves fashion and writing, would like to pursue one day. Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Messina would love to start up her own radio show in her hometown that deals…

Pop Culture and Public Relations

Written by: Eden Cohen Why does Popular Culture matter to the Public Relations specialist? In a never-ending world of memes, YouTube famous people, and our favorite Twitter posters does any of this matter to our future careers? Well, yes actually. Pop Culture is the “in” a brand might be looking for. How can you make…

Importance of Internships

Written by: Erica Gettis, APSU Communication Student       Beginning an internship can be intimidating—especially if you’ve never completed one before. It’s difficult to imagine spending hours at an internship while working a part time/full time job, taking other classes and enjoying life. Completing an internship has a great amount of benefits that a…

Narrowed Horizons

Written by: David Hoffman, Senior Journalism Major A tight feeling in my stomach, dry mouth and a slight fluttering and tightness in my chest. I experienced these sensations as I was sitting in my first upper-division geology class, nervously waiting for the class to start. As I waited, I wondered how this course was going…

What’s your Perspective? The art of Photojournalism

Written by: Tia Jones, Corporate Communication I fell in love with the art of photojournalism. Yes, me, a corporate communication major. Before this class, my creativity was somewhat boxed in. I always played it safe when it came to completing certain projects, and I was never challenged to step out of my comfort zone. I…