Here in East Lansing, we all know what a Coney Island is. They all seem pretty much the same…but how similar are they really? Let’s dive into these diners.
If I had a dollar, or a dime, a nickel or penny or whatever small denomination of currency you wish to use for every time I heard someone say, We should start a podcast, I would be rich enough to never need to use that dumb cliche ever again. That phrase should win an award… Continue reading Let’s start a startup (actually, let’s not and say we did)
I was getting ready to leave the Breslin Center on Michigan State’s campus on a Monday afternoon a few weeks back when I stopped to chat with a mentor of mine. I asked him about the Free Press’ summer internship and the best way to apply. He told me some names, but at the end… Continue reading I was told to find a path out of journalism, but that’s the last thing I’m going to do
When listening to Paul Jaques discuss the continuing entrepreneurial success of Michigan State students who come to The Hatch, there was one phrase in particular that stuck with me. Jaques, the Director of Student and Community Engagement for The Hatch — a coworking space owned by MSU for students to share, collaborate and develop business… Continue reading The lightbulb that went off at The Hatch
Everybody has had that one idea. You know, that idea — your million dollar baby. For me, it was a dumb idea I had while waiting for the school bus as a kid: a coat lined with an electric blanket, powered by a lithium ion battery pack. Probably not the safest idea, because of, you… Continue reading Finding a path to the next big thing
Being a student at Michigan State, I always find it a pleasant surprise whenever I find a newsstand and see all of that days’ papers gone. But its never on an everyday basis. I remember growing up and having to get the local daily paper for my parents at the foot of the driveway. Those… Continue reading The state of the news and the (continual) decline of newsprint circulation