2014-2015 Bowl Game Predictions



Who’s Taller Than 6-feet Over 300 pounds and Faster Than a Cheetah… Arizona’s O-line!

The Wildcats were back at it with their unstoppable Rich Rod offense as they defeated the Washington Huskies 27-26.  But what about the foundation of the offense?  The mighty O-line.  Does anyone stop to think about how the over 6-foot 300 pound linemen deal with the swiftness of the offense?  I often wonder how do the big 6 foot plus 300 pound lineman keep up with the quickness of the offense.  Not only does the O-line have to worry about blocking, but resetting their position within an allotted time of 7 or less seconds to get ready for the next play.  It was never better articulated than when Arizona’s most aggressive lineman, Cayman Bundage #61, said “We don’t get tired.”  When asked how does he perceive the strategy of the offense, Bundage stated “The fast tempo works to the advantage of the team who’s in the best shape.”  The O-line might be over 6 feet and weigh more than 300 pounds, but they’re still faster than cheetah’s when it comes to lining up on the line of scrimmage for the next play.  Well, that sums it all up.  The O-line are in tip-toe shape for the Rich Rod game.  We’ll see how true that is when my brother and I go home for Christmas break and race.


Online News: The Digital Dynamics of the News Media

Digital Media Literacy News

The Oklahoman is the largest daily newspaper in Oklahoma and is the only daily newspaper that covers the Greater Oklahoma City area.  NewsOK is a digital extension of The Oklahoman that maintains an app, twitter handle, and website.  NewsOk realized the lost of interest from consumers in newspapers and converted more to the digital perception.  The conversion of reaching out to smartphone users and computer lovers has been a success in the digital world.  The Oklahoman newspapers profit has decreased because of the switch to digital news.   (Top left- NewsOK App, Top right- NewsOK website, Bottom Left- NewsOK twitter handle)


Howard University Annual School of Communications Career Fair


On October 27th 2014, I had the opportunity to attend the Annual School of Communications Career Fair at Howard University.  Attending the career fair opened my eyes to a lot of things in my career field


I had a chance to speak with recruiters from USA Today, Fox Network, and CBS News.  Most of the recruiters were seeking for upperclassman, which was a disadvantage for me.  However, I still received knowledge and advice about what recruiters will be looking for from me in the future.


Redskins End Cowboys’ 6-Game Streak, 20-17 in OT

Originally posted on CBS DC:
ARLINGTON, Texas — Colt McCoy directed Washington to Kai Forbath’s 40-yard field goal in overtime and Dallas was unable to answer after Tony Romo returned from an apparent injury, sending the Redskins to a 20-17…


How has storytelling and the written word changed in the digital age?



Experience Credit: Social Media Technology Conference

According to the speaker Angela Minor, the government is not keeping up with the rate at which technology and social media are moving within society.  Angela Minor presented in her speech how social media will gradually change the law. Advertisements


Week 3 Assignment

How do networks shape the way we organize information and communicate? What are networks? Networks are an arrangement of intersecting lines that are horizontal and vertical.  Networks share the same aspects as trees shared in the earlier centuries.  Tress were essentially … Continue reading


Evaluating Information Online

I chose to evaluate my high school’s (Douglass High School) website http://okcs.douglassmh.schooldesk.net.  Their contact information is messages@schooldeskmail3.net.  The website was published and copyright by school desk in 2011.  All of the links were updated and working.  The website is referring to the … Continue reading


Extra Credit: Facebook Executives

Facebook is focusing on broadening their cognitive diversity within the company. They are reaching out to Howard and many other universities for talent from many different backgrounds, races, and ages to build more diverse thinking. The more diverse a company … Continue reading