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Illinois bank donates money for Facebook likes

Emily Chin, Reporter

October 9, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

First Bank & Trust is donating $2.50 to a different nonprofit organization each month for each “like” it gets on its Facebook page. The program, which raised $500 from August to the end of September, began in August...

Evanston library screens documentary on homelessness

Hal Jin, Reporter

October 6, 2014

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston Public Library screened a documentary Sunday afternoon on the issue of homelessness that led to conversation among residents about the issue both within the city and across the nation. The film "@home," directed...

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...

NU-Q study finds Arab residents wary of American entertainment

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

May 7, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

A new survey commissioned by Northwestern University in Qatar and the Doha Film Institute found that although many Arab residents in the Middle East and North Africa watch Hollywood films, some believe the films include content...

Lawsuit: Feinberg fellow took, shared photos of Northwestern graduate in hospital

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 25, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A recent Northwestern graduate is suing a fellow in the Feinberg School of Medicine, claiming he took photos of her while she was hospitalized for alcohol overconsumption and posted them on social media without her permission. The...

Northwestern study: Some young adults pay more attention to social media privacy than others

Edward Cox, Assistant Summer Editor

July 21, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Some young adults may be more likely than others to manage their presence on social media with employers in mind, according to a new study by Northwestern researchers. Hispanics are least likely to manage their privacy settings...