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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...

Holtzman: Tech companies are finally acknowledging their role in tech addiction. Now what?

Rachel Holtzman, Columnist

March 1, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

I recently came across a tweet that read, “College is mostly just sitting with a laptop in different places.” I read it on my iPhone, which had been in my hand for several hours as I sent emails, listened to podcasts and mindlessly...

Evanston begins Instagram contest to stand against tobacco

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under City, Local, National

An Evanston department has started an Instagram contest to oppose tobacco use, the city announced Wednesday. The Health & Human Services Department’s #NotAReplacement Instagram contest began Wednesday and will continu...

Top 10 all-purpose Valentine’s Day activities

Hayley Glatter, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Whether you’re riding solo, in a relationship or caught in the unfortunate state of not knowing whether that guy you hooked up with a few times and study with in the library is your valentine, you need something to do on Saturday...

Q&A: Chicago Restaurant Week social media specialist

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

January 28, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Putting photos of food on Instagram isn't exactly revolutionary, but the chance to win prizes for delicious pictures is a new feature of Chicago Restaurant Week. Ranging from concert tickets to wine baskets and OpenTable gift...

Evanston looks to hold second social media webinar for local businesses

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

May 26, 2014

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

The city’s Economic Development Division looks to hold its second set of social media webinars May 29, focusing on Pinterest and Instagram tips for local businesses. The free webinar lasts 75 minutes and is targeted at social...