Hayes MacArthur ’99: ‘Not Just an Actor’ (TVOvermind)

Hayes MacArthur ’99

Hayes MacArthur ’99, star of the popular police comedy television series Angie Tribeca, is “not just an actor,” according to the sports and entertainment blog TVOvermind.

The article “Five Things You Didn’t Know About Hayes MacArthur” describes how the celebrity is also a talented comedian, producer and writer, as well as having been a record-setting quarterback on the football team of Bowdoin College, where he majored in government and legal studies.

Bohemians Unite: It’s All About the #Vanlife Social Media Movement (New Yorker)

ArtVanFoster Huntington, former Ralph Lauren designer, traded in his day job for a 1987 Volkswagen Syncro and a lifetime of adventures. Huntington has acquired millions of Instagram followers using his hashtag “vanlife,” crafting a bohemian lifestyle that has inspired a social media movement.

The hashtag embodies a revived American interest in road trips and hippie-culture, as well as a rejection of the typical workplace. It is also a successful marketing technique.  Read more in The New Yorker.

The More You Use Facebook, The Worse You Feel (Harvard Business Review)

A Harvard Business Review study measured participant well-being and its relationship with Facebook usage. Despite positive effects of real-world social networks, the study confirmed a negative association between mental health and Facebook.

The study also suggested that declines in well-being depended on quantity of use rather than quality, contrasting with previous research. Read more in Harvard Business Review.