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.

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Online News: The Digital Dynamics of the News Media

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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

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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

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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.