The Daily Northwestern

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

Cassidy Jackson, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 2, 2018

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...

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

Rachel Holtzman, Columnist

March 6, 2018

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

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...

Soto: Negotiating a ‘professional’ online identity

Isabella Soto, Columnist

November 2, 2017

I’ve been on the internet in some capacity since I was about eight years old. Whether it was watching Hilary Duff and Avril Lavigne music videos using my parents’ AOL dial-up internet, tending to my Webkinz or pouring out...