Intercultural Communication

Social Media Project

For this social media project, I decided to post exclusively to Twitter since we were using hashtags and talking about international news. I feel Twitter is usually the place to share news articles without too much opinion or bias like Facebook. I also feel it just has a better system for monitoring hashtags. Post 1:… Continue reading Social Media Project

Feature Writing, Features, PR Feature

Feature 4: Kromah crosses the stage for her mother

Video by Hannah Onder She will walk up to the stage as the crowd erupts in cheers. Massaran Kromah will shake hands with President Frederick Slabach, grab her diploma, and smile at the crowd, spotting her husband, Ayouba Swaray; sisters Mariam and Matela and, most importantly, her mother Makagbe Dukuly. Dec. 14, 2019 is a day both Kromah and… Continue reading Feature 4: Kromah crosses the stage for her mother

Feature Writing, Features

Feature 3: Rams talk about their winter holiday traditions

Video by Hannah Onder Two longtime friends discovered their attraction for each other through mistletoe. Adreanna Balcorta, attending a holiday party with her friend Kelsea Martin, looked upward and giggled. She jokingly pointed at the romantic, red-and-green plant dangling above the pair’s heads. The kiss that followed that observation lit a spark of passion that… Continue reading Feature 3: Rams talk about their winter holiday traditions

Feature Writing, Features

Feature 1: Gonzales paints new vision for Wesleyan art gallery

Video by Hannah Onder Graphic by Hannah Onder Growing up, Rueben Gonzales knew he wanted to be surrounded by art and make a career out of it.    “I’ve always wanted to be in the art world and teach, so I’ve been building my resume and my portfolio and my professional experience with the idea… Continue reading Feature 1: Gonzales paints new vision for Wesleyan art gallery

Special Topics: Social Media

Final Project: Personal Brand Campaign

SMART GOALS • Increase audience engagement with posts I’d like to write posts the encourage at least one person to like it or comment on it for Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. • Post more content I’d like to post at least three times a week to Facebook and Instagram, two times a week for LinkedIn,… Continue reading Final Project: Personal Brand Campaign

Special Topics: Social Media

Instagram Campaign: Welcome Spring

I was tasked with creating five Instagram posts that captured the theme of "Welcome Spring" and used the hashtag #WelcomeSpring. I choose to do some nature post around the community that visually showed springtime was approaching. I made sure to use strong photos with short captions and hashtags since that's the combination that usually performs… Continue reading Instagram Campaign: Welcome Spring

Special Topics: Social Media

Facebook Campaign: 5 De Mayo Event

I had to craft five Facebook posts to promote an on-campus event. I was tasked with doing promotion, live coverage, and follow up coverage of the chosen event. I chose KDP and BESO's 5 De Mayo event. Since it was a longer event, I decided to do one promotional post, one follow up post, and… Continue reading Facebook Campaign: 5 De Mayo Event

Special Topics: Social Media

Twitter Campaign: 2019 Hatton Sumner Scholarship

I had to create a Twitter campaign of five tweets promoting the upcoming deadline for the 2019 Hatton Sumner Scholarship using Hootsuite to schedule posts. The tweets needed to explain what the Hatton Sumner's program was and encourage students to apply. I made sure to include visuals with each tweet to get more engagement and… Continue reading Twitter Campaign: 2019 Hatton Sumner Scholarship

Integrated Media Reporting

Rams tag their thanks at annual TAG Day

The Office of Alumni Relations hosted their fourth annual Thank All Givers event, TAG Day, on March 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the campus mall. In exchange for posting photos to social media and signing the banner, students were given free T-shirts and root beer floats.

Editorials, Integrated Media Reporting

Dumb tweets shouldn’t mean expulsion

When universities make headlines, they don’t want it to because a student goes viral for saying the N-word on social media. In late March, sophomore Jillian Kirk from Michigan State University posted a racist message on SnapChat that was put on Twitter and retweeted more than 11,000 times. According to The New York Post, there… Continue reading Dumb tweets shouldn’t mean expulsion