Buidling social value through social media: A non-profit organization approach

Non-profit organizations and other agencies with the goal of social change operate in a general framework of creating social value, along with increasing social support for their mission. Recently, with the rise of social media use, NPOs have targeted social media users for the exact purpose of maintaining those originally stated goals. Social media platforms are specifically created to encourage interaction between users and to … Continue reading Buidling social value through social media: A non-profit organization approach

Super Bowl commercial against the Redskins

Super Bowl 2014 was perhaps most memorable for the record-made loss by the Denver Broncos, who took home a devastating defeat by 35 points to the Seattle Seahawks. The game was over by the second half and most couldn’t remember the point of the game after Bruno Mars staged his awe-inspiring performance during the half-time show anyway. In Super Bowl tradition, viewers watching the Broncos’ … Continue reading Super Bowl commercial against the Redskins

Freedom to Protest vs. freedom of speech: What to do?

Foreign affairs have seemed to always be a “messy” business for the United States. The question that explores whether the U.S. government has a place in foreign interventions dates back to the Harrison Administration (circa 1890’s). The American people tend to show different views on this sort of political question, but the overwhelming majority agrees that, all things considered, any foreign offense that inhibits human … Continue reading Freedom to Protest vs. freedom of speech: What to do?

Civil War lecture series comes to SU

Salisbury University’s Multicultural Student Services office provided a lecture series open to the campus and surrounding community on Nov. 7 in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center. Students, staff, faculty and Salisbury City residents joined the “enlightened perspective” conversation with the Senior Editor of “The Atlantic” and public lecturer, Ta-nehisi Coates. Continue reading Civil War lecture series comes to SU

Walking on suicide

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in America, according to http://www.afsp.org . Salisbury University’s Stand4You team organized the “Out of the Darkness” community walk in Ocean City on Sept. 28. More than 200 volunteers walked the length of the boardwalk to represent their lost loved ones affected by suicide and to advocate for its prevention. SU senior Jazmine Williams decided to participate because … Continue reading Walking on suicide

“E is for Elephants”

Kenyan scientist Jim Nyamu marched at Salisbury University’s campus on Sept. 27 amid his 560-mile journey to bring attention to elephant poaching in Kenya. SU faculty and students supported the movement following his footsteps and waving the Kenyan flag. The U.S. is the second largest consumer of ivory after China, said freelance writer and supporter of the March for Elephants campaign, Jen Samuel. “The whole … Continue reading “E is for Elephants”

Health Jam: Greeks and RSOs unite on how to stay healthy

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority hosted its first open “Health Jam” on Sept. 18 inviting everyone who passed by to gain more interest on health tips. The Union of African American students, Zeta Tau Alpha, Phi Mu, and NAACP chapters at Salisbury University all gathered in Red Square with the AKA hosts. Information tables spanned the length of the open area to attract attention. Phi Mu joined the … Continue reading Health Jam: Greeks and RSOs unite on how to stay healthy