Burger King Bullying Jr.

The AdWeek article states, “you’d think the idea of bullying a Whopper Jr. would be too goofy to work, but in the end, it does work—more memorably, in fact, than many other anti-bullying ads”. This campaign is memorable because it conveys a sign through actions. In other words, a comparison of actions of a lad…

Watch: Art is Theft

Art is Theft is a personal project I’ve been planning for a long time. Creation is not inspired by one man, woman or one thing. We are influenced by our daily fair, diverse artists etc. I have admired various influential artists in my life, such as Picasso, Dali and Warhol. With this film, I attempted…

Heinz: Geoff The Film

Geoff The Film from Y&R New Zealand on Vimeo. This video illustrates how  “promotional culture not only sells commodities, it also promotes a set of accompanying values, norms, and beliefs about society, markets and human relations” in order craft some sort of a hyper-individualized idea (Davis 29). Nobody knew where young Geoffrey’s obsession came from. All…

Creditworthiness Pt. 2: Credit Fraud and Identity Theft

This blog is co-written by Bryan Lee and Tinu Silva  What is credit fraud? Credit fraud is when someone uses your credit card(s) or personal identification and information to obtain financial benefits. For example, when someone uses your credit card to purchase goods or services without your authorization or when someone uses your personal information…

Thoughtful Love on a Budget

Anyone who is anti-Valentine’s Day would say, “You don’t need one day to celebrate love.” Well, I would say as much as that’s a good point, it’s also always nice and thoughtful to write a card, do something special, or say something sweet to your loved ones on Valentine’s Day.  Sure you could do any…

Let’s Go for A Debt Free Summer Break This Time

Did you know that 7 out of 10 college students are worried about their finances? If you’re a college student you know how it feels, right? Now that it’s summer, most of you are ready to start summer jobs, summer internships, or summer classes. Don’t forget to take a short break and relax and recharge…

My Private Student Loan Application Was Denied, Why? Oh, And Now What?

Your private student loan was denied; it’s not the end of the world. But, you also don’t live in Utopia—where everything is perfect. This is Earth, the third planet from the sun, which also means life comes with an exclusive bundled package of obstacles and advantages. In fact, they come free, like it or not…

Weight Loss Support Group: Drivers Of Motivation

As I’ve mentioned before in my first weight loss blog, I had some amazing friends motivating me through every step. These friends had either lost weight before me, lost weight with me, or lost weight after me. I like to call them my support group. Staying motivated was the biggest challenge during our journey, having friends…

5 Places Students Can Afford To Visit In Utah

If you’re smart about how you spend your money, you can save enough for a get-away trip. And sometimes you need to get away; in fact taking a break once in a while can help you focus better at school or at work… Read more