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A Long Strange Trip: How the Grateful Dead Uses Digital Channels to Stay Relevant

How is it that a band that officially disbanded in 1995 upon the death of Jerry Garcia continues to stay active and as popular as ever 20+ years later?  Let’s explore some of those reasons: New releases Any Grateful Dead fan will tell you that their studio work is nothing compared to their live stuff.

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The Journey of Becoming a Photographer

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It’s amazing how quickly you can learn new skills if you really put in the time and effort to make it happen.  For a few years I’ve been dreaming of owning my own camera and being a photographer, and about a year ago I made the big purchase and bought a Nikon DSLR.  I knew

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Digital Migration

Rt if you agree that Instagram was once top of the list on the social bandwagon, along with exchanging follows between friends and family (okay maybe not always family). Instagram was a way to express our style, our whereabouts, our life outside of school, and sometimes even our angst. Fast-forward a few years and next

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Entourage Everywhere

About the Company Entourage is a boutique that sells trending fashion pieces all below $42. Unlike other boutiques in the town, Entourage is not a locally owned boutique nor is it located in the historic downtown district. This boutique is also located in many college towns including Auburn, AL, Clemson, SC, Columbia, SC, Statesboro, GA,

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Twitter Reacts to the Super Bowl Matchup

Welcome to week two of the “Twitter Reacts” blog. As you are no doubt aware, there were some pretty big football games over the weekend. In the AFC championship game, the Patriots defeated the Jaguars – much to the annoyance of every non-Patriots fan around the world. In the NFC, the Eagles smoked the Vikings

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Enticing Emails: Trappeze Edition

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Toasted sourdough bread, melted Swiss cheese, warm turkey topped with sliced avocado and crispy bacon, all served up with a side of sweet potato fries.  When I think of my favorite things to eat in Athens, this meal tops the list.  I frequently find myself on the corner of downtown at Trappeze Pub ordering this

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Blog #2: Ideal Bagel

This past Sunday morning, my friends and I decided to try out Ideal Bagel for the first time. Ideal Bagel seemed very similar to me as to where I went last week (Condor). Both are small, Athens-owned restaurants with very locally-owned type of feels to them. There was a fairly significant line to order at

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Should Some Brands Capitalize on the Scarcity of Film Photography?

One basic way to categorize photography is by medium: photos can be shot on digital or film cameras.  In the past, all pictures were shot on film cameras, but digital cameras have quickly gained popularity as sensors have improved to offer higher quality at a lower price.  Digital photography is easy and offers immediate gratification

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How Social Media Made the Women’s March Possible

Over the past weekend, the second annual Women’s March was held across the nation only 12 hours after the shutdown of the US government. In Washington D.C, there hundreds of thousands of people marching. For the second time in history women were able to have their grievances heard on a worldwide platform and that’s all

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The Community of Cotopaxi: Adventure for Anyone

Last summer, I did something completely out of my comfort zone. I participated in Questival, a 24-hour adventure race created by the company Cotopaxi with 4 of my close friends. For 24 hours, my friends and I adventured, explored, and discovered through a series of unique and exciting challenges in the city of Charleston, South

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