Category Archives: Sports

Baby, she was born to run

Today, thousands of people are running in the Boston Marathon, arguably the most important marathon to take place in the United States. And social media is blowing up! Live Tweets are coming from the event, and several articles about the event … Continue reading

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How Instagram helped me (and Penn Swimming fans) through a weekend of highs and lows

Last Wednesday night kicked off the Women’s Ivy League Swimming Championships.  The swim season starts in September and we train 8-9 times a week throughout the year until this meet.  Swimming is a unique sport in the we don’t get the … Continue reading

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Budweiser remains King of the Superbowl Commerical

Beer can give you the happy chills when it’s tasty, and the bad chills when it’s rancid. But rarely does it give you the emotional chills that Budweiser has done with this  year’s moving Superbowl ad, as it showcases Budweiser … Continue reading

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A city makes you love sport

Patriots fans flood Kenmore Square following the team's improbable overtime win in Super Bowl LI while a lit up Prudential tower echoes their chants. #GoPats! #OneMore #CityofChampions (📸 @daryl.deluca) A post shared by Boston University (@bostonu) on Feb 6, 2017 … Continue reading

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The Twitterverse Has a God(dess)

During the Pepsi Superbowl halftime show, pop music’s reigning superstar Lady Gaga, reminded a divided country what it means to be an American with her subtle, political choice of opening songs and fearless talent. She also managed to perform acrobatics, … Continue reading

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Super Bowl ads get political and spark social media engagement, but do they lead to increased product sales?

If you were hoping to watch some playful, comedic Super Bowl commercials, last night’s ads were different than what we usually see.  The commercials were littered with deeper political meanings, continuing with the current trend of sparking unruly social media commentary. … Continue reading

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WORK, WORK: The Schuyler Sisters Sing the Super Bowl and the Trend of Stage Performers at the Super Bowl

“Angelica, Eliza, and Peggy!” The original Schuyler Sisters from the Broadway behemoth, Hamilton: An American Musical, are singing the “America the Beautiful” at Super Bowl LI tonight! When it was announced that Renée Elise Goldsberry, Phillippa Soo, and Jasmine Cephas Jones would … Continue reading

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