A few months ago I first heard about the hottest new social media app among college students- Yik Yak. Several people had mentioned it on Twitter so I decided to download it to see what it was all about. The app is basically an anonymous Twitter. It allows people to post anonymous thoughts or “yaks,” as the app calls it, and anyone can vote those yaks up or down. Some consider the app to be the worst form of social media because there is no accountability for what is said- a perfect lair for cyber bullies.
Snowpocalypse 2014 is what everyone is calling the monster snowstorm that hit Buffalo and the surrounding areas. It all started early Tuesday morning on November 18th.
I confidently told my doubtful roommates, “We are totally getting a snow day tomorrow,” and sure enough we were woken by the cancellation at 6:38am. Little did I know what snowpocalypse had in store for us. Not one, not two, but THREE SNOW DAYS!! Three days of fun, freedom, and no school! After each cancellation everyone was ecstatic, twitter blew up, and toasts were made. The excitement of the snow days could not be contained and I was happier than a tornado in a trailer park!
Below is a photo story of snowpocalypse 2014:
At a recent Student Association Meeting, Ed Cogan, the Associate Vice President for Operations here at D’Youville, addressed student concerns about campus facilities and presented many new campus improvements. Some of these changes have already occurred, some are in motion, and some are planned for the future. Here is a list of the all the changes that have occurred or will soon occur at D’Youville:
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner on Friday, February 14 and if you are dating anyone they are expecting to celebrate their relationship with you. Valentine’s Day is all about kind gestures, romance, and sharing love with one another. Valentine’s Day can be pricey, but I am going to give both the guys and the ladies a few Valentine’s Day ideas to fit their budget. Traditionally, Valentine’s Day has been viewed as a holiday for the women so I am going to start with ideas for the guys.