The Digital You: A Guide To Protecting Your Online Reputation

We’ve all done it.

You type your name into the search engine and hit enter, awaiting the results of just how “famous” you really are. You might think it’s vain, but Googling yourself has actually become a near-necessity in today’s working world. The complexity of the Internet and easy-to-use social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have made our lives public; there’s no denying it. And now more than ever, employers are judging your online personality before they meet the real you.

Wheatsfield produce manager

Fed up!

By Tyler Kingkade Elise Elsbernd purchased two seaweed salads from Panda Express along with a stir-fry entre from World Bistro the Memorial Union before she sat down to eat lunch with her twin sister and a friend. Elsbernd, senior in exercise science, explains she simply had to grab two of the seaweed because “they never […]

Spend locally; the 3/50 Project

I think it’s safe to say that everyone is fully aware that our current economy isn’t doing so hot. People in all walks of life are affected by these hard times and I’m pretty confident I’m speaking for more than myself when I say that I’d like to see a turnaround. For a while, I didn’t really think there was anything which I, a small speck with no voice in the middle of Iowa, could do to contribute to the boosting. Turns out I was wrong.