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Posted by Mr. Brien McHugh on August 23, 2017

I have two kids in my freshman Foundations 1 class who are from England. Last Friday, while we were all out on a service project, I met some other freshman students from Spain and Australia. Two other students, from Spain and Australia, are CMMA majors.

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Posted by Mr. Brien McHugh on August 3, 2017

There is a saying, attributed to Confucius, “May you live in interesting times.” It’s not meant as a blessing but more of a curse. We are living in interesting times, aren’t we?

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Posted by Mr. Brien McHugh on July 11, 2017

We’re about 2/3rds finished with summer break and I thought I’d catch you up on things that have happened around the CMMA department.

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Posted by Mr. Brien McHugh on May 23, 2017

If you graduated from the University of St. Francis before 2016, you may never have set foot on the St. Clare campus.

If you graduated before 2014, you have no idea that the Plaster Center has nothing to do with plastering or getting plastered.

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Posted by Mr. Brien McHugh on April 27, 2017

No, it isn’t what you think. It’s a new-ish term for something that many college seniors are dreading at this time of year. It means having to put on your big boy/big girl pants and doing all the stuff that adults do.

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Posted by Mr. Richard Lorenc on April 18, 2017

Back in my college days, I sang and played guitar in the local pubs for some pocket money.  I really enjoyed performing every weekend.  Unfortunately, I quit playing for close to forty years.  Recently, I picked up the guitar and have been practicing for the last two years.  However, I only play

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Posted by Dr. Terre Layng Rosner on April 10, 2017

The basis of “learning to succeed” is to FIRST have a plan. What I mean by this—is that our leaders, particularly politicians, tend to tell us that “they have a plan.” But do they…really?

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Posted by Mr. Brien McHugh on March 28, 2017

Just a few days ago, in my Writing Across the Media I class, we discussed how advertising has changed over the years. I have collected digital copies of actual print ads from the 1950s and 60s.

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Posted by Mr. Richard Lorenc on March 17, 2017

I went to a wake today to offer my condolences to three former childhood friends whose mother passed away.  We hadn’t seen each other since high school. Of course, none of them knew who I was at first.  And, I only recognized one of them.

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Posted by Dr. Terre Layng Rosner on March 9, 2017

Often I wonder where my students travel on Spring Break or if they don’t travel, what do they actually do. I remember when I was in college my ultimate goal was to party in Ft.

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Posted by Mr. Brien McHugh on February 28, 2017

If you read this blog with any regularity, you know I usually tackle lightweight subjects in an offhand, snarky sort-of way. Sorry, if that's what you came here for today.

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Posted by Mr. Richard Lorenc on February 21, 2017

First, for the first time in my life I decided to leave my selection for president of the USA blank during the recent election for ethical reasons.  I believed that neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump deserved my vote.

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Posted by Dr. Terre Layng Rosner on February 11, 2017

 

 

 

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Posted by Dr. Scott Marshall on February 10, 2017

PART III of III

 

Pussyhat, pussyhat, what did you there?

I joined the resistance for truth and what’s fair! (with apologies to Mother Goose)

 

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Posted by Dr. Scott Marshall on January 31, 2017

PART II of III

 

Pussyhat, pussyhat, what saw you there?

Thousands of people, who fear and who care! (with apologies to Mother Goose)

 

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Posted by Dr. Scott Marshall on January 27, 2017

PART I of III

 

Pussyhat, pussyhat, where have you been?

I’ve been to Chicago, to protest the “king.” (with apologies to Mother Goose)

 

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Posted by Mr. Brien McHugh on January 17, 2017

I had an interesting discussion with my Writing Across the Media II class.

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Posted by Mr. Brien McHugh on December 22, 2016

Sometimes I feel like a used car salesman.

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Posted by Mr. Brien McHugh on November 15, 2016

This may a little long but I think it is well worth your time.

On Saturday, The Presidential Alumni Award was given to Brendan and Jessica (Saraga) Walsh, Mass Comm majors who graduated in 2005.

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Posted by Mr. Brien McHugh on November 3, 2016

The Communication and Media Arts department has a wonderful relationship with Caterpillar Inc., one of the largest companies on the planet.

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