Author Archive: Sam Page

Cause Marketing: Reaching the Unmarketables

Cause Marketing: Reaching the Unmarketables

In a Youtube video, Melissa Savage, events manager at a Los Angela anti-gang non profit, activates a voice-controlled GPS navigation system and queries the location of Homegirl Café. As she drives her Ford Focus to the café, Savage explains how the restaurant, by employing at-risk youth, fulfills their mission statement: […]

 
 

Going Beyond the Box Score

Going Beyond the Box Score

Although a law student at NYU, Tommy Bennett is as happy discussing homeruns and strikeouts as torts and contracts. A lifelong Phillies fan, Bennett recently turned his fascination with baseball statistics into a full-time job, netting a position as a columnist at the prestigious Baseball Prospectus, a web-based publication that […]

 
 

Does Facebook Really Make Narcissists?

Does Facebook Really Make Narcissists?

In “The Social Network,” Mark Zuckerberg’s fictional girlfriend breaks up with him after he refuses to stop talking about himself at dinner. Miffed, Zuckerberg hastily retreats to his Harvard dorm, opens a beer, and posts about his latest personal problem on the Internet for everyone to see. This opening scene […]

 
 

Why Students No Read Good

Why Students No Read Good

The theater class reading was daunting—two plays in 48 hours: the 130-page “Son of Don Juan” and the 80-page “Mrs. Warren’s Profession.” But NYU acting studet Skyler Gallun immediately knew what he would do. “I read half of one of them and the online summary for the other. In class, […]