Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Problem with a Colorblind Mentality: The Ferguson Effect

The shooting of young unarmed black man, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri has sparked outrage across the nation. The fact that this young man was shot and killed by a white police officer is just one specific case that indicates a greater problem that exists in America: closeted racism.   This term “racism” is synonymous… Read More

Fall is Good for TV: Five Shows to Keep Watch for

With the Emmy’s concluding last week, it’s now that time of year to look forward to fall’s newest shows. There are over a dozen series premiering across various networks, and our team at MUIPR decided to crown the top choices to keep watch for.   From what we can tell, there’s bound to be tons… Read More

Top Four Awesome Female Characters in Television

Over the ages, and still to this day, women have often been misrepresented in television. The female characters either adhere to the ditsy, feminine, infantile stereotype; to the “tomboy” category — rigid, unsmiling, cold but tough as nails; the mother; and the temptress. These are loose interpretations of the different archetypes of women, but you… Read More

Corporate Series Spotlight: Nordstrom

Each week we strive to share the best entrepreneurial business advice, but we also have found that by examining the most trusted corporations, we learn what makes businesses work the best by its consumers.   With Labor Day and back to school sales gearing up, we’ve decided to focus our collective attention on the retail… Read More