• David Coggins
    Recent PR/Advertising graduate from UNC-Chapel Hill & future PR/Advertising professional.

  • Best Away Game Ever

    Posted March 2, 2013 By in Projects, Writing Samples With | Comments Off on Best Away Game Ever Best Away Game Ever

    The Best Away Game Ever was part of a new media competition intended to see which team could create an event on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus and then garner the most media coverage, social media attention, and participants at the event. Our event was a viewing party of the annual UNC/UVA football game where our participants …

  • Twist, Lick, Dunk

    Posted March 1, 2013 By in Personal, Twist, Lick, Dunk: The Oreo Experience With | 3 Comments Twist, Lick, Dunk

    Today I’m talking about Oreos and Oreos are unquestionably delicious. Admit it; just the thought of an Oreo right now has you salivating. Since its creation 1912, this simple food has remained the #1 selling cookie in America, and a staple of households and pantries worldwide. In fact, Oreo was the best-selling cookie in the entire 20th Century! …

  • Learning Environments

    Posted February 19, 2013 By in Personal With | Comments Off on Learning Environments Learning Environments

    As my senior year rapidly continues to pass, I’ve looked back at several things from my college career that have helped me understand who I am and how I learn. A big factor for me is my learning environment. I have not done as well in classes that are massive lecture halls, but have tended …

  • Big A Challenge

    Posted February 9, 2013 By in Personal With | Comments Off on Big A Challenge Big A Challenge

    Personal achievement this past week: I completed the +HWY 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries (Formerly Andy’s) Big “A” Challenge. That monstrosity is 50 oz. of meat plus buns, trimmings, fries, and a drink in under 30 minutes. My friend and I do an eating challenge for his birthday and last year was El Gigante (4lb Burrito) at …

  • "Suddenly We Didn’t Want to Die"

    Posted January 31, 2013 By in Personal With | Comments Off on "Suddenly We Didn’t Want to Die" "Suddenly We Didn’t Want to Die"

    Profound quote from Elton E. Mackin’s WWI memoir: “Little crosses stand above the dead. They do not tell how men died; they hide the bitter human stories of the war. […] They seldom stand alone. Men see to that.”

  • Attached at the Hip

    Posted January 23, 2013 By in Personal With | Comments Off on Attached at the Hip Attached at the Hip

    My girlfriend hates my phone. She is very vocal about the fact that I check it constantly, and she doesn’t see the need for me to be on it. I think my phone is amazing. It connects me to others from around the world, allows me to increase my productivity, and is a multi-use device. …

  • Theatrical Commentary for Looper

    Posted January 3, 2013 By in Personal With | Comments Off on Theatrical Commentary for Looper Theatrical Commentary for Looper

    I went and saw the movie Looper when it came out in theaters and really enjoyed it. I’m a fan of sci-fi movies and I thought the movie was an excellent twist on the time travel genre. I was really excited to see a couple days afterwards that the writer/director (Rian Johnson) had released an …

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