Memorial Day Rememberance

Remember, on this Memorial Day, the security that lets us live in peace, the prosperity that allows us to pursue our dreams, the freedom that we cherish — these were earned by the blood and the sacrifices of patriots who went before. This Memorial Day, let us not forget their service and always be worthy of the sacrifices made in […]

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Sometimes Life Throws You Curve Balls

“Life will throw you curve balls… Just keep fouling them off. The right pitch will come.”  Rick Maksian Everyone deals with adversity — it’s part of life. Many times, adversity comes in the form of relationships and sometimes it comes in the form of academics. Athletes face adversity on the field and there are times when people will face adversity in the form of finances. The […]

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Social Media’s Impact on Indiana’s #RFRA Bill

By now, most of us are aware that #socialmedia has had a tremendous impact on American society, our culture, and on the world in general.  Social media networks have revolutionized the way people communicate and socialize on the #Web, and many social media sites have become some of the most popular spots on the #Internet. For political and social issues, social media has become a vital #PR tactic […]

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Memories of War

As many of you are tracking, I have recently transitioned from the active duty military (Army) serving just under 12 years. Officially, Feb. 18, 2015, is my “final” day in the service, and I’m currently on “terminal leave” until then. Most of my family and friends initially wanted me to stick it out and get my “20” for retirement, and there was a time […]

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The Pentagon’s Perils with Social Media

The U.S. Army is learning the hard way that effectively managing their official Twitter account can be a difficult process. On Thursday, the Army posted a tweet referencing “chinks” in special ops’ armor, and the fallout was immediate. The original tweet stated, “Chinks in special ops’ digital and physical armor pose challenges, experts say,” and the Army Times article covering the story can be found here: http://www.armytimes.com/story/military/2015/01/30/armor-pao-espn-twitter/22597847/. In a few […]

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