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Jackson: Pressing ‘delete’ on social media isn’t always a loss

Cassidy Jackson, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 2, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

This June, I caved under the weight of my extreme FOMO and downloaded Instagram and essentially… I came, I saw and I left. Just two months after signing up, I pressed the “permanently delete” button. Before Instagram...

Parker: Bizarre ‘parody’ Instagram account promotes toxic campus culture

Sienna Parker, Op-Ed Contributor

May 15, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

While on Facebook looking for a distraction and a quick laugh on the Northwestern Memes for Cultured Teens group, I happened upon a disturbing post. One of the group’s members posted a screenshot of an Instagram account called...

Holtzman: When women say they’re in pain, believe them

Rachel Holtzman, Columnist

March 6, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Even within our modern healthcare system, women still face remarkable stereotypes about pain and suffering in doctor’s offices. It starts with the everyday workings of female bodies — the classification of PMS and PMDD, for...