Which Wearable: A FitTech Poll

There are a ton of options out there in wearable technology, and that number is growing exponentially by the day. Aside from the fun things like Google Glass, FitTech is exploding too; from major brands with Nike+ to upcoming debuts like OMsignal, there are a ton of options out there. That being said, the team at Third Wave Fashion wants to know which FitTech you’re … Continue reading Which Wearable: A FitTech Poll

Airport Assault: Road Racing at WCU

In a college town that consists of little more than an expanding campus and a run-of-the-mill athletic department, it’s easy to overlook the absolutely excellent events that take place. Outside of the Valley of the Lilies Half-Marathon and 5k, and when Western alum Manteo Mitchell pulled in Olympic Silver at the London Games, there hasn’t been a ton to be proud of in terms of … Continue reading Airport Assault: Road Racing at WCU

Connected Runners: Basno Digital Medals

“Why do you run?” That question alone is a pet peeve that nearly every runner faces on a constant basis. There are runners all over the world, from occasional joggers to elite runners that can run five minute miles for incredible distances, but the one thing they all have in common is the simple fact that they get out and do it; regardless of reason. … Continue reading Connected Runners: Basno Digital Medals

The Business of Edcuation

My general disdain for the money made from higher education has been pretty evident, if it hasn’t, just browse through the education category over on the left. Typically my focus is on student loans, the impact that students are left to deal with in the pursuit of a decent education, but today I’m taking a slightly different route. Thanks to the Western Carolinian, the student … Continue reading The Business of Edcuation

The Art of Alienation: Photo Series

What makes something beautiful is always left to the individual, but what makes a photo great is entirely different. The strongest pieces don’t inspire happy feelings, but rather force you to question what is happening. To go a step further the question must be based on your own self reflection, and not the piece in front of you. To me, that is what makes a … Continue reading The Art of Alienation: Photo Series

United Glitch is Huge Win

You may or may not have heard, but United Airlines has stepped up in one of the classiest moves I’ve seen in response to a website glitch. The glitch? Last Thursday, United’s website offered flights for $0. For the price of a security fee, you could travel the country for little more than pocket change. That’s right, $5 flights. The best part of the story … Continue reading United Glitch is Huge Win